1. RoadCast

    Cohesity Unveils Its Data Center On Wheels - Sneak Peek!

    Mobility is an industry buzzword now -- mobility of apps, of data, of users, of... well, you name it. And it's something that Cohesity is taking more seriously than most. So seriously that they've built a complete data center inside a tractor-trailer. Cohesity, a platform for consolidating and pr… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  2. RoadCast

    How Elysium Analytics Helps Secure Your Data Center

    Fewer issues are more important these days than security. The growth of both data and cloud computing mean that there are more vulnerabilities than ever before in the typical data center. Elysium Analytics was formed to address this crucial and growing concern. In this introductory RoadCast video… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  3. RoadCast

    Citus Data Takes PostgreSQL Databases to the Next Level

    Citus Data says it provides “worry-free Postgres for SaaS.” But what exactly does that mean? ActualTech Media’s David Davis asks Co-founder/CTO Ozgun Erdogan that question in the first video of this RoadCast episode. Ozgun explains that Citus solves a big problem: that PostgreSQL scales up… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  4. RoadCast

    Scaling Performance Up, Keeping Headcount Down With Quobyte Storage

    The data tsunami is real, and it’s hitting the shores of IT right now. One of the biggest downsides of the astonishing rise in data is that it’s getting harder to manage the storage side. How do you do that without a lot of manpower? Quobyte thinks they have the answer. CEO Bjorn Kolbeck, a f… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  5. RoadCast

    The Evolution from MySQL to MariaDB

    Being a database vendor means being in a very crowded marketplace. There are so many out there, doing a plethora of different things. How do you stand out in the midst of that crowd? MariaDB, a relational, transactional and open source database created by the original developers of MySQL, does it b… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  6. RoadCast

    Couchbase: Purpose-Built NoSQL for the Cloud

    In the cloud era, it’s all about scale. In that regard, databases have had their issues, as they’re often not built for the massive scale necessary. But Couchbase, a NoSQL database for mission-critical applications, was built with scale in mind. In this RoadCast video, Couchbase CTO Ravi Mayu… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  7. RoadCast

    Programmability and Performance Without Compromise with Barefoot Networks

    Barefoot Networks is a 5-year-old company that’s trying to fundamentally change the way that networks are built by bringing the power of software to the data plane. Their open source, domain-specific programming language called P4 (P4.org) is built expressly for the purpose of bossing around their… Read More

    By James D. Green
  8. RoadCast

    Speeding Cloud-Native App Development with Rockset

    Building cloud-native applications is much different than using traditional software development methods. Cloud-native apps by nature are distributed, and need fast access to data to function well. The founders of the startup Rockset, which just came out of stealth, understand that, and built a s… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  9. RoadCast

    What Do You Get When You Cross a Drobo with a Nexsan?

    You may not know StorCentric, but it's likely you know the two companies it recently acquired, Drobo and Nexsan. In this RoadCast video, ActualTech Media Partner David Davis discusses the decisions to buy those storage companies with StorCentric CEO Mihir Shah. Shah explains how the consumer-focused… Read More

    By James D. Green
  10. RoadCast

    Get Ahead of the Bad Guys with DataVisor

    The bad guys are getting smarter. When it comes to online attacks, malicious actors are getting more sophisticated at evading detection and pretending to be real users. This is a serious, growing problem that DataVisor is aiming to combat. In this RoadCast video, DataVisor CEO/Co-founder Yinglian… Read More

    By James D. Green
  11. RoadCast

    How Does Backblaze Do It for $5 a Month?

    Backblaze is all about backing up your most important personal or business asset: your data. This means it’s crucial that they have your trust. And one unique way they do that is by being completely honest about their hard drives. In this RoadCast video, ActualTech Media Partner David Davis tal… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  12. RoadCast

    Taking the Fear Out of Virtual Machine Migrations

    Moving your workloads from one infrastructure to a new one can be scary; if something breaks, it can have devastating consequences for your organization. Making that migration less of a nightmare is what Sureline Systems is all about. In this RoadCast video, ActualTech Media Partner David Davis t… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  13. RoadCast

    Apstra Says It Offers the 'Next Evolution' in Software-Defined Networking

    “Intent-based networking.” It’s a new way of thinking about networking, according to Apstra, which provides data center networking automation. Michael Wood, CMO & VP of Apstra, discussed the concept with ActualTech Media CEO Scott Lowe in this RoadCast video shot at VMworld 2018. Wood says… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  14. RoadCast

    Barefoot Networks and Fully Programmable Switches

    Imagine changing your data center networking on the fly: altering the way the data plane processes packets, or introducing new protocols, for example. Or scaling up your network and introducing new efficiencies. This is the promise that Silicon Valley startup Barefoot Networks wants to fulfill. I… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  15. RoadCast

    Kingston Technology Is More Than Just Desktop RAM

    If you’re like most admins, when you think of Kingston Technology, you think RAM for your desktop or server. But if that’s your thought, then you haven’t taken a close look lately. In this RoadCast video from VMworld 2018, ActualTech Media Partner David Davis talks with Cameron Crandall, se… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  16. RoadCast

    Pavilion Data Provides the Benefits of NVMe Storage End-to-End

    NVMe is a type of incredibly fast storage that promises to revolutionize the IT industry. The problem is that unless the NVMe SSDs are locally attached, they're not fast enough for the most demanding applications. Until now. In this RoadCast video, ActualTech Media CEO Scott D. Lowe interviews Jeff… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  17. RoadCast

    Imanis Data Applies Machine Learning to Data Management

    What can Machine Learning, applied to data management, do for you? That’s the question posed by ActualTech Media CEO Scott D. Lowe to Imanis Data in this RoadCast video. Scott talks to Imanis Data CEO John Mracek about the growing problem of data that’s growing, especially unstructured data. Ima… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  18. RoadCast

    Big Switch Networks and Nutanix: Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

    Hyperconvergence is great, but scaling up can be a problem. As your number of nodes grows, especially beyond eight, the network can become so saturated that it bogs down significantly. In this video, ActualTech Media Partner David Davis interviews Gregg Holzrichter, Chief Marketing Officer at Big Sw… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  19. RoadCast

    From Static To Dynamic Infrastructure With HashiCorp

    HashiCorp has a simple-sounding goal that isn’t so simple to pull off. It’s to help companies migrate from the static world of on-premises data centers to the dynamic world of multi-cloud usage and constantly-evolving workloads. ActualTech Media Partner David Davis interviewed Chris Kent, Sr. Pr… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  20. RoadCast

    LightStep Offers Application Monitoring for Today’s Distributed Applications

    Application monitoring has been around forever. But today’s applications can be incredibly complex, utilizing microservices and being distributed over hundreds or thousands of nodes. This is why LightStep was invented. In this RoadCast video, ActualTech Media CEO Scott D. Lowe talks with LightStep… Read More

    By Keith Ward
  21. RoadCast

    Cloudtenna Brings Order to Enterprise Search Chaos

    ActualTech Media CEO Scott Lowe has a problem: he can’t find the stuff he needs. His files are scattered everywhere – email, Slack, Dropbox, etc. He wants a simple solution, so he asks Aaron Ganek, co-founder of Cloudtenna, if he can help. Cloudtenna offers what Ganek calls in this RoadCast vide… Read More

    By Keith Ward