Author: Chris Presley

Datascape podcast episode 27 – Oracle Cloud vs. the world

On today’s episode, we are going to take a closer look at the Oracle Cloud and see how Oracle’s cloud strategy stacks up against other cloud offerings. We will also dig deeper and try to understand some of the key…

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Cloudscape episode 4: April 2018 roundup of the key AWS, GCP and Azure updates

On this month’s edition of the Cloudscape podcast we are once again joined by our expert panel of Warner Chaves, Greg Baker and John Laham. Our guests will be helping us through all the developments, news and updates from the…

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Datascape podcast episode 26: a brief tour of the Google Cloud Platform

In episode 26 of the Datascape, we give you a whirlwind tour of the Google Cloud Platform, otherwise known as GCP. We of course can’t cover everything, but we’re going to take you through a couple of different reference architectures…

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Datascape podcast episode 25 – Azure SQL Database & Paas offerings

Welcome to another episode of the Datascape podcast. Today we are joined by our regular guest and friend, Warner Chaves to chat about Microsoft Azure SQL Database. We are always glad to have Warner on the show and today is…

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Cloudscape episode 3: March 2018 roundup of the key AWS, GCP and Azure updates

Welcome back to the Cloudscape podcast. Today on the show we are once again joined by our panel of experts, Greg Baker who is representing Amazon Web Services, John Laham representing Google Cloud Platform, and Warner Chaves representing Microsoft Azure….

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Datascape podcast episode 23 – private vs. public blockchains

On today’s show, we welcome Adam Muise to chat with us about the ins and outs of the private and public blockchain. This is a somewhat intermediate discussion and is not an introduction to the blockchain or cryptocurrency, so if…

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Datascape podcast episode 24 – MariaDB and the MySQL ecosystem

Today on the show, I am joined by my colleagues, John Schulz and Valerie Parham-Thompson. Both John and Valerie just returned from the MariaDB Conference in New York City. As MariaDB is a native, relative and viable option to MySQL,…

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Setting up a home learning lab 2018 edition

Back in 2013 I published a blog post about setting up a home learning lab. (You can find it here.) To this day it’s still a very popular post on our site. I was thinking about what I’d written and…

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Cloudscape podcast – episode 2: February 2018 roundup of the key AWS, GCP and Azure updates

Welcome to another episode of the Cloudscape Podcast. Today on the show we are joined by Greg Baker who will discuss AWS, John Laham will discuss Google Cloud Platform and Warner Chaves will discuss Microsoft Azure. Inside this episode we…

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Datascape podcast Episode 22 – moving 10,000 servers to the public cloud

Today’s guest is Pierig Le Saux, an expert in Service Reliability Engineering and Systems Administration, providing architectural guidance on complex issues and leading technical projects here at Pythian. Pierig joins us to talk to us about his experience in a…

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