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Date: May 22, 2014
By: Aaron Delp and Brian Gracely
Description: Aaron and Eric Wright (@discoposse) talk to Brian Stevens (@addvin, CTO/EVP at Red Hat) about being a CTO, customer expectationd of OpenStack from RedHat, how he see Private and Public Cloud evolving and how Red Hat is pulling together all the "full stack" pieces they have developed and acquired for the Cloud. Music Credit: Nine Inch Nails (www.nin.com)
Topic 1 - Career Advice for everyone that wants to eventually be a CTO at a technology company?
Topic 2 - In the OpenStack space, everyone wants to be the Red Hat of OpenStack, the leading company that offers both open source and commercial products. Can Red Hat be the Red Hat of OpenStack?
Topic 3 - What does the future of a data center look like? Traditional/Private/Public
Topic 4 - Software eating the world? OpenSource eating the world? Red Hat is acquiring many assets needed to build a "full stack" - OpenShift, Ceph, Gluster, ManageIQ, etc. - how do you see it all fitting together and what is Red Hat's role in the Software Defined Enterprise?
Topic 5 - Do you expect to offer all of these pieces as "suites", or just elements within a distro, or is Red Hat looking at new packaging and distribution models to better align to new Cloud opportunities?