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Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Ed is out so it's just Sarah and Greg celebrating Canada Day with special guest (and proud Canadian) Chad Sakac, senior veep for Global Presales Technical Resources at EMC.

This week we discuss…

  • Greg, Sarah and Chad catch up… drinking maple syrup and Caesar's (0:45)
  • Chad's travel tips (5:20)
  • Software-defined everything (8:38)
  • OpenStack adoption spikes (11:23)
  • Debunking the myth of Open Source (13:50)
  • Flash fight (17:36)
  • Hyper-convergence breakdown (19:22)
  • FREAK OUT: Is VMware getting into hardware? (24:35)
  • Mysterious hardware appliances on commodity hardware (29:25)
  • Cramming a megalaunch (34:10)
  • Italians cracking on Canadians (39:00)
  • Too many OpenStack distributions? (41:25)

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Speaking in Tech: Episode 116.

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