#63: Brian Carpenter, Pure Storage

This week two Brians collide in a storage podcast showdown! Brian Carpenter, the self-described bridge between customers and engineers at Pure Storage, joins me on the podcast this week. After some hot Brian name spelling talk and ratting on my son for skipping school to ride zip lines in Texas, we get down to business and talk Pure’s FlashBlade offering. FlashBlade is a unified file and object storage array with a very unique hardware design. Each 4U chassis can hold up to 15 blades that contain storage, networking and compute within each sled. 150 of these blades can be in a single namespace, which physically fits into a single 42U rack.

This week two Brians coll