Episode 14: Power!

August 20, 2017

Vegas baby! On the 14th episode of the Prosiliency Podcast we visit Ceasar's Palace on the Las Vegas Strip and talk about one of the most high profile power outages in recent history . . . the Paris Casino outage.

Joining us is, friend of the show and Data Center Solution Architect, Mark Mason, AND  he offers a pretty tasty recipe in return.  

Location: Gordon Ramsay Pub and Grill, Ceasars Palace, Las Vegas Nevada

Vince: Innis and Gunn, Original Scottish Ale. Rating:8.932

Eddie: Big Dog's Brewing Company Red Hydrant. Rating: 6.9

Mark: St. Bernardus Tripel. Rating: 7.5

 

Power restored after massive outage at Paris Las Vegas on the Strip

https://www.reviewjournal.com/business/casinos-gaming/power-restored-after-massive-outage-at-paris-las-vegas-on-the-strip/

How to contact us:

Eddie Perez: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eperez507/

Vince Vaughan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vincevaughan/

http://www.prosiliency.com

Remember to Back that Sh!t up!

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Episode 13: When They Pay The Ransom

August 1, 2017

The Prosiliency Podcast goes on the road, once again, to Tampa/St. Petersburg for the AOS Executive Exchange.  Right before arriving, it was announced that Nayana, a South Korean Web Hosting company paid One Million Dollars to restore their data from a Linux Ransomware takeover.   Vince and Eddie talk at length about the ramifications of this draw upon their own Disaster Recovery War Stories to talk about the "4" in their Prosiliency Strategy  . . . Replicating Mission critical data to save your data center.

South Korean Company Agrees to Pay Hackers $1 Million Bitcoin Ransom to Unlock Its Files

http://gizmodo.com/south-korean-company-agrees-to-pay-hackers-1-million-b-1796262254

Location: TradeWinds Resort, St. Petersburg Florida
Eddie: Tampa Bay Brewing Company Florida True Blonde Ale - Rating: 7.3
Vince: Big Storm Brewing Hella-City Lager Pilsner Beer - Rating: 3.16

How to contact us:

Eddie Perez: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eperez507/

Vince Vaughan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vincevaughan/

http://www.prosiliency.com

Remember to Back that Sh!t up!

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Episode 12: The Tesco Outage or “When a Backup aint a Backup”

July 17, 2017

The Prosiliency Podcast goes "Home Sweet Home" to Overland Park Kansas for the Kansas City VMUG and right before recording, the Nationwide Tesco Outage occurs.  Eddie and Vince draw upon their own Disaster Recovery War Stories to talk about the most fundamental part of Disaster Recovery . . . When a Backup aint a Backup. 

Location: Buffalo Wild Wings, Overland Park KS
Eddie: Henry's Hard Soda (We forgot to get the rating!)
Vince: Pabst Blue Ribbon (brewed in Milwaukee WI and Los Angeles CA) 5.5

Shoutout to Shawn Godinez, huge friend of the show, at http://www.virtuallyinclined.com

How to contact us:

Eddie Perez: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eperez507/

Vince Vaughan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vincevaughan/

http://www.prosiliency.com

Remember to Back that Sh!t up!

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Episode 11: Data Center Superheroes: Managing the Global Data Center and Owning your Challenges

July 4, 2017

The Prosiliency Podcast heads to Wichita KS to talk with Monty Yingling, Data Center and Intrastructure Manager for a Global firm. Monty has all the same challenges with modernizing his Data Center against threats of cyber-terrorism and disaster but what sets him apart is that his challenges exist all over the world.  Whether its Brazil, Canada, London, Australia or, even, Wichita, Monty and his team are the foundation of a business doing commerce on a global scale.  This means having VERY frank conversations with the CEO of the threats and obligations of doing business in the 21st century.

Location: River City Brewery, Wichita KS
Eddie: Boulevard Saison Brett 7.126
Vince: River City Brewing Transatlantic IPA 4.173
Monty: River City Brewing Cherry Seduction 1.129

 

How to contact us:

Eddie Perez: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eperez507/

Vince Vaughan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vincevaughan/

http://www.prosiliency.com

Remember to Back that Sh!t up!

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Episode 10: WannaCry, WannaCrypt, and the New Reality of Ransomware

May 29, 2017

The Prosiliency Podcast heads back to Bourbon Street in the Big Easy to talk BC/DR with Veeam's own Tom Sightler at VeeamOn! In this episode, we drink beer (of course) and talk about the most recent ransomware scares with WannaCry and WannaCrypt and, as a result, we come to some conclusions about this New Reality of Ransomware in which we all live.

Location: World of Beers, New Orleans Lousiana, VeeamOn

Vince's Beer: Abita Strawberry Harvest - 7.98

Eddie's Beer: Yuengling Traditional Lager - 7.692

Tom's Beer: North Coast Old Rasputin - 6.95

 

How to contact us:

Eddie Perez: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eperez507/

Vince Vaughan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vincevaughan/

http://www.prosiliency.com

Remember to Back that Sh!t up!

 

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Episode 9: Endpoint Protection and the Flying Car

May 10, 2017

The Prosiliency Podcast, aka DR in a Bar, is an irreverent, profane and always real look at life and technology from both inside and outside the data center.

The Prosiliency Strategy is a Proactive Strategy to enable your Data Center to be the most resilient in case of Disaster.  Prosiliency is the interesection between art and science where your data is never lost . . . and your business is never down.

In this, our 9th episode, we look at automation trends that affect our daily lives through the lens of Disaster Recovery and bring light to questions that will be addressed in the wake of automation and the evolution of the automobile.

And of course we enjoy a little beer along the way . . .

Vince's Beer: The Torn Label Monk and Honey - Rating: 9.15 (!)

Eddie's Beer: Founder's Rubaeus Nitro - 6.77 (with a line over it . . . whatever that means)

Larry Page invests in the Flying Car

http://www.businessinsider.com/ceo-google-invested-flying-car-larry-page-kitty-hawk-2017-4

Kevin Smith's The Flying Car

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsSCBxzlDbU

Travis Kalenic of Uber predicts self driving automobile Fleet by 2020

https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2017/04/25/uber-targets-2020-demo-flying-ride-hailing-network/100857374/

 

How to contact us:

Eddie Perez: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eperez507/

Vince Vaughan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vincevaughan/

http://www.prosiliency.com

Remember to Back that Sh!t up!

 

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Episode 8: Building a Prosiliency Business Case, The Future of Offline Media, and Charlie Murphy

April 23, 2017

The Prosiliency Podcast, aka DR in a Bar, is an irreverent, profane and always real look at life and technology from both inside and outside the data center.

In this our 8th episode, we examine how to build a business case for executing a Prosiliency strategy in your data center and we welcome our first guest to the Podcast, Darren King.

Darren King is a Disaster Recovery professional specilizing in tape/offline media. We talk about the the future of tape, where you should consider using it, and its viability in a Prosiliency strategy.

And, of course, we enjoy a little beer along the way . . .

Our Location: Conrads, Liberty Mo.

Eddie's Beer: Breckenridge Vanilla Porter Nitro - Rating: 4.8 (to the 17th power?)/10

Vince's Beer: North Coast, Brother Thelonius - Rating: 8.75/10

Darren's Beer: Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA - Rating: 7.23214/10

(And yes, I know I screwed up the acronym of ABV. I will correct this on the next podcast)

Links:

Ransomware-As-A-Service: The Next Great Cyber Threat?

https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2017/03/17/ransomware-as-a-service-the-next-great-cyber-threat/#1b3ac544123a

How to contact us:

Eddie Perez: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eperez507/

Vince Vaughan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vincevaughan/

http://www.prosiliency.com

Remember to Back that Sh!t up!

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Episode 7: Ransomware - Strategies from the Trenches

April 9, 2017

The Prosiliency Podcast, aka DR in a Bar, is an irreverent, profane and always real look at life and technology from both inside and outside the data center.

In this our 7th episode, we explore different strategies to combat one of the most dreaded of disaster scenarios, Ransomware.  According to CSO Magazine, Ransomware cases increased 35% in 2016 and, with the advent of Ransomware as a service, it is set to further explode in 2017.

How is this dreaded debacle is accounted for in our 4-3-2-1-0 strategy? What are the challenges to make sure your mitigated against this type of disaster?  What technologies should you be on the look out for?

And, of course, we enjoy a little beer along the way . . .

Our Location: Ruins Pub, Kansas City Mo.

Eddie's Beer: Crane Apricot Weiss - Rating: 3.5/10

Vince's Beer: Boulevard Brewing Noble Prize Imperial Pilsner - Rating: 1.35/10

How to contact us:

Eddie Perez: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eperez507/

Vince Vaughan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vincevaughan/

http://www.prosiliency.com

Remember to Back that Sh!t up!

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Episode 6: An Industry Pivots

March 17, 2017

The Prosiliency Podcast, aka DR in a Bar, is an irreverent, profane and always real look at life and technology from both inside and outside the data center.

In our 6th episode, we visit Leinenkugels Bar located in the heart of Kansas City Missouri during the Big 12 Basketball Tournament.

In this episode, we talk about the recent Amazon S3 outage and what you must do to prepare for an outage in the cloud.  Additionally, Vince talks about the recent HPE acquisition of Nimble Storage and the benefits to both companies. And in the Big 12 Tourney, Vince takes Kansas, Eddie takes the field . . . Vince drinks the Tequila shot.

 

The Far-Reaching Effect Of The Amazon S3 Outage

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2017/02/28/the-far-reaching-effect-of-the-amazon-s3-outage/

HPE Buys Nimble: What Does It Mean?

https://virtualizationreview.com/articles/2017/03/09/hpe-buys-nimble.aspx

 

The Beer

Vince - Leinenkugel Honey Weiss. Rating: 8.012 out of 10

Eddie - Leinenkugel Canoe Paddler. Rating: 5.375 out of 10

 

How to contact us:

Eddie Perez: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eperez507/

Vince Vaughan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vincevaughan/

http://www.prosiliency.com

Remember to Back that Sh!t up!

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Episode 5: No BS about Backup

March 1, 2017

The Prosiliency Podcast, aka DR in a Bar, is an irreverent, profane and always real look at life and technology from both inside and outside the data center.

In this, our fifth episode, we check out the newest bar in town, a speakeasy called P.S. located in the heart of Kansas City.

Based on recent conversations, we also talk how two different companies approach availability and why backup is still the linchpin to having a robust disaster recovery strategy.

The Beer

We sample the following:

Eddie - The Left Hand Milk Stout 7.0/8.0 (A might tasty for a stout!)

Vince - Three Blind Mice Brown Ale 7.0 (He likes it! He really likes it)

 

How to contact us:

Eddie Perez: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eperez507/

Vince Vaughan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vincevaughan/

http://www.prosiliency.com

Remember to Back that Sh!t up!

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