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This time on the show we continue to feed your binge watching addiction with all 15 episodes from NetApp Insight 2017 in Las Vegas! #VegasStrong


Chris Olsen: Chris talks us through how he is working with not big; but medium data using Hadoop to help meet the needs of his customers and literally change the world with data.



Jason Benedicic: Jason chats with us about how and why he chose Python as his programming language of choice among the myriad of options these days:



Neto From Brazil: Neto From Brazil how he has seen NetApp change and shape the market with data over his 17 year career:



Richard Bliss: Richard gives some tips and tricks he uses to help executives make the most of social media along with history on America’s favorite superhero Batman.



Kent Christiansen: Kent talks us through how even the most cloud averse individuals and companies are finding themselves in hybrid cloud environments.



Michael Archuleta: Michael describes recent trends in cyber security and how he sees organizations embedding security into their culture up front to avoid costly hacks and breaches:



John Woodall: John Woodall breaks down some of the finer “mic drop” moments from the keynote presentations at NetApp Insight 2017:



Betsy Pashayan: Betsy Pashayan shares her “Holy Cow” moment about how she is contributing to big data and how she sees the industry moving toward predictive analytics.



Duleep Wikramanayake: Duleep explains how at Solis Mammography they are increasing patient satisfaction and delivering better care through “outside the box” IT deployments:



Pete Brey: Pete squashes rumors of a decline in OpenStack usage and predicts the future for OpenStack use cases in 2023!:



Ardalan Kangarlou: Aradalan helps us break down why everyone on the planet (almost) is using Kubernetes:



Chris Maki: Chris shares his thoughts on data efficiencies and the progression of ONTAP:



Spencer Hamons: Spencer talks with us on how he is seeing the business benefits of hyper-specificity within the healthcare, film and other industries:



Hoseb Dermanilian: Hoseb covers some of the most popular buzzwords at NetApp Insight including Big Data, Magic, Splunk and more!



Jeremy Hall: Jeremy walks us through his career progression and teaches us how to avoid “automating yourself out of a job” in IT:



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Mike Turner is an influence marketing manager and social media strategist located in RTP North Carolina. A Mike of all trades and master of none, he has worked in the fields of auto maintenance, sales, IT, marketing, operations, and communications. If he is not riding a bike or playing with new tech you can find him on twitter @1andonlymiket.

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