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By | Drew Cullen 26th April 2011 15:41

Infosmack and the Storage Brain

Gee, Brain, what do you want to do tonight?

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Episode 96 Oh Hello. Tune into some podcast magic from the Infosmack team, with hosts Greg Knieriemen and Marc Farley with the Diva of Disruptive Technologies, Christina Weil.

Special guests this week are Larry Freeman, Technologist for NetApp and author of Evolution of The Storage Brain and W. Curtis Preston of BackupCentralLive.com.

You can listen using the Reg media player below, or download the MP3 here. ®

Show notes

This week we discuss:

  • Banter about banter
  • "Evolution of The Storage Brain" - Larry's book about his experiences of success and failures in the storage industry
  • Prediction from Dr. DeDupe - Hybrid disk drives
  • Biggest failure ever in the industry - Storage Networks
  • How he Larry applies these lessons within NetApp
  • How Larry got the nickname "Dr. DeDupe" - the Cosmo Kramer of NetApp
  • Building clouds before there was "cloud"
  • Greg and Marc's crazy NetApp prediction
  • Larry's Thoughts on Solid State, Self-encrypted hard drives, Personal tech
  • Curtis wants an iPad
  • The process of self-publishing a book
  • Greg and Marc offer to read Larry's book as an audiobook
  • Website companion - Storage-Brain.com
  • The influence of the mainframe on today's IT
  • Curtis takes BackupCentral back on the road

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