Screaming in the Cloud

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Screaming in the Cloud with Corey Quinn features conversations with domain experts in the world of Cloud Computing. Topics discussed include AWS, GCP, Azure, Oracle Cloud, and the "why" behind how businesses are coming to think about the Cloud.

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Episode 74 - Podcasting about Podcasting with Richard Campbell

August 21st, 2019

About Richard CampbellRichard Campbell wrote his first line of code in 1977. His career has spanned the computing industry both on the hardware and software sides, development and operations. He was a co-founder of …

Episode 73 - Building a Cloud Supercomputer on AWS with Mike Warren

August 14th, 2019

About Mike WarrenMike Warren is cofounder and CTO of Descartes Labs. Mike’s past work spans a wide range of disciplines, with the recurring theme of …

Episode 72: Data Security in AWS with Chris Vickery

August 7th, 2019

About Chris VickeryChris Vickery is Director of Cyber Risk Research at UpGuard. His research has protected over two and a half billion private …

Episode 71: Boomeranging Back into Microsoft with Tara Walker

July 31st, 2019

About Tara Walker Tara is a Principal Software Engineer on the Azure IoT product group primarily focused making services for IoT and Intelligent Edge great on Azure. While she now primarily focuses on IoT, Tara has …

Episode 70: Creating Custom T-Shirts through the Cloud with Ken Collins

July 24th, 2019

About Ken CollinsKen Collins is a Staff Engineer at Custom Ink focusing on DevOps and eCommerce architecture with an emphasis on emerging …

Episode 69: On-Premise Nation-States with Dr. Galen Hunt

July 17th, 2019

Dr. Galen Hunt founded and leads the Microsoft team responsible for Azure Sphere. The mission of his team is to ensure that every IoT device on the planet is secure and trustworthy. Previously, Dr. Hunt lead the …

Episode 68: The Rise of the Cloud-First Generation with Christina Warren

July 10th, 2019

About Christina WarrenChristina Warren is a Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft, where she helps shape the overall strategy for Developer Relations in Azure. As an advocate, she hosts shows on Channel 9, Microsoft’s …

Episode 67: Infrastructure as Code with Terraform and Mitchell Hashimoto

July 3rd, 2019

About Mitchell HashimotoMitchell Hashimoto is Founder and CTO of HashiCorp. He is the creator of Vagrant, Packer, Serf, Consul, Terraform, Vault and …

Episode 66: VMware? VMhere with Sean O’Dell

June 27th, 2019

About Sean O'DellSean is a troublemaker living on the bleeding edge of technology and innovation. As a member of the VMware Cloud Services - Solution …

Episode 65: Cloud Coreyography Mark 2 with Azure’s Corey Sanders

June 19th, 2019

About Corey SandersCorey Sanders has 15 years of experience at Microsoft with 13 years of managerial experience. In the last 9 years, Corey has been in the Azure team building the Azure Compute service, and he recently …

Episode 64: Serverless Runs on Serverless Framework with Austen Collins

June 12th, 2019

About Austen CollinsAusten is an entrepreneur and software engineer located in Oakland, CA. He is also the founder and CEO of Serverless, Inc. and …

Episode 63: DevOps for Dummies with Emily Freeman

June 5th, 2019

About Emily FreemanEmily Freeman grew up in the “swamp” as Trump lovingly refers to it. With politics in her blood, she chased after her dream of …

Episode 62: Serverless Storytelling with Anna Spysz

May 29th, 2019

About Anna SpyszAnna Spysz is a writer turned software engineer at Stackery in Portland. When not software engineering, she likes to travel, play …

Episode 61: Building Microsoft Azure with Scott Guthrie

May 22nd, 2019

About Scott GuthrieAs executive vice president of the Microsoft Cloud + AI Group, Scott Guthrie is responsible for the company’s computing fabric (cloud and edge, including cloud infrastructure, server, database, CRM, …

Episode 60: Managing Secrets for Kubernetes with Kamus with Omer Levi Hevroni

May 15th, 2019

About Omer Levi HevroniOmer has been coding since 4th grade when his dad taught him BASIC, and he got hooked. From that point, he learned to code in many programming languages (today his favorite is C#). Today he’s …

Episode 59: Rebuilding AWS S3 in a Weekend with Valentino Volonghi

May 8th, 2019

About Valentino VolonghiValentino currently designs and implements AdRoll's globally distributed architecture. He is the President and Founder of the …

Episode 58: The Cloud Is Great, But It Isn’t Perfect

May 1st, 2019

About Richard BoydRichard is a Cloud Data Engineer with the iRobot Corporation’s Cloud Data Platform where he builds tools and services to support …

Episode 57: Building the Cloud: The logistics and practicality of going serverless in 2019

April 24th, 2019

About Richard HartmannRichard "RichiH" Hartmann is the Swiss Army Chainsaw at SpaceNet, leading both a greenfield datacenter build and monitoring. By …

Episode 56: Bringing Open Source to the Cloud

April 17th, 2019

About Jess FrazelleJessie Frazelle is a computer programmer who has worked at GitHub, Microsoft, Google, Docker and various companies, startups, even design agencies before that. She’s worked on a lot of the open source …

Episode 55: Get More out of the Cloud with AWS Training and Certification

April 10th, 2019

About Maureen LonerganMaureen Lonergan joined Amazon Web Services in March of 2012 as Director of Training and Certification. Since then, Maureen has worked to build a set of programs and offerings that offer a flexible …

Episode 54: Rethinking the Robot: How AWS Robotics is helping shape the future of domestic and commercial robotics

April 3rd, 2019

Some of the highlights of the show include: 
  • The benefits of RoboMaker in code deployment
  • How cloud computation frees up local resources 
  • Using …

Episode 53: Company Migration On Two Fronts: AWS and the Career Paths of Software Engineers

March 27th, 2019

Some of the highlights of the show include: 
  • Implications for migrating to AWS
  • Why and how for using Amazon vs hardware
  • The positive effects of …

Episode 52: AWS as a Career Finding Clarity in the Ever-changing Job Market of the Cloud

March 20th, 2019


The job market in the AWS world is complex and often confusing to both employers and employees. Wouldn’t it be great to have over 43,000 data points …

Episode 51: Size of Cloud Bill: Not About Number of Customers, but Number of Engineers You've Hired

March 6th, 2019


Years ago, if you wanted to launch an Internet company or Web application, you had to own necessary hardware. Now, the economics have changed drastically with the ease of Cloud computing. It’s still a new industry that …

Episode 50: If You Lose Data, Your Company is Having a Very Bad Day

February 27th, 2019


If you use MongoDB, then you may be feeling ecstatic right now. Why? Amazon Web Services (AWS) just released DocumentDB with MongoDB compatibility. Users who switch from MongoDB to DocumentDB can expect improved speed, …

Episode 49: Open Source Software: Slipping Beneath the Surface of Awareness

February 20th, 2019


Does operating system (OS) choice even matter anymore to most people? Especially with the emergence of serverless and containers? Debian may not see its name up in lights much these days, but it’s still very much front, …

Episode 48: Nobody Gets Rid of Anything, Including Data

February 13th, 2019


Companies can find working in the Cloud quite complicated. However, it’s a lot easier than it used to be, especially when trying to comply with …

Episode 47: Racing the Clouds

February 6th, 2019


More and more enterprises and on-prem applications are moving to the Cloud. Therefore, flexibility, agility, time-to-market, and cost effectiveness …

Episode 46: Don't Be Afraid of the Bold Ask

January 30th, 2019


If you’re looking for older services at AWS, there really aren’t any. For example, Simple Storage Service (S3) has been with us since the beginning. …

Episode 45: Everybody Needs Backup and Recovery

January 23rd, 2019


Do you have to deal with data protection? Do you usually mess it up? Some people think data protection architecture is broken and requires too many dependencies. By the time a business needs to backup a lot of data, …

Episode 44: Disagree In Commits Console Recorder for AWS

January 9th, 2019


Do you have some spare time? Can you figure out an easier way to do something? Then, why not build some software?!

Today, we’re talking to Ian Mckay …

Episode 43: Here’s a Document on How to Best Deal with My Foibles

January 2nd, 2019


A Manager README is a document designed to establish clarity between a manager and those who report to them. These documents are especially useful …

Episode 42: SCREAMING WITH CHAOSSEARCH: A reInvent reTrospective

December 26th, 2018


Would you like access to unlimited retention of your data within your Amazon S3, which costs far less than online storage on disc? Well, the next …

Episode 41: Open Source is Not a Business Model

December 19th, 2018


Have you ever had high expectations about a new software product? Did you think it was going to be spectacular? Instead, did it become less about …

Episode 40: Wave of Innovation Breaking Ahead of the Bow of the Ship that is Amazon

December 12th, 2018


You can't make money selling to developers! The bottleneck of getting business requirements and creating business value used to mean waiting for the next waterfall release. That’s not the case anymore in the venture …

Episode 39: Give 10 Bad Talks All in a Row and Then Get Fired

December 5th, 2018


Do you like to hear yourself talk? Especially while on a stage and in front of a lot of people? How do you come up with ideas to talk about? What process do you use to build a conference talk or presentation?

Today, …

Episode 38: Must be Willing to Defeat the JSON Heretics

November 30th, 2018


Do you understand how tabs work? How spaces work? Are you willing to defeat the JSON heretics? Most people understand the power of the serverless …

Episode 37: Hiring in the Cloud “I assume CrowdStrike makes drones”

November 21st, 2018


What’s hiring in the world of Cloud like? What are companies looking for in possible employees? What kind of career trajectory should applicants …

Episode 36: I'm Not Here to Correct Your English, Just Cloud Bills

November 14th, 2018


Do you enjoy watching sports? Wear your favorite team or player’s jersey? Are you a fan who has shopped at Fanatics on the Cloud?

Today, we’re talking to Johnny Sheeley, director of Cloud engineering at Fanatics, which …

Episode 35: Metered Pricing: Everyone Hates That! Charge Based on Value

November 7th, 2018


Did you know that you can now run Lambda functions for 15 minutes, instead of dealing with 5-minute timeouts? Although customers will probably never need that much time, it helps dispel the belief that serverless isn’t …

Episode 34: Slack and the Safety Dance of Chaos Engineering

October 31st, 2018


In the early days, angry nerd corners on the Internet viewed Slack and some of its predecessors as, “Oh, it’s just IRC. Now, you pay someone for it.” Many fell into that trap of wondering about what value such systems …

Episode 33: The Worst Manager I Ever Had Spoke Only In Metaphor

October 24th, 2018


If you’ve been doing DevOps for the past 10-20 years, things have really changed in the industry. There’s no longer large pools of help desk support. …

Episode 32: Lambda School: A New Approach to “Hire Ed”

October 17th, 2018


Are you interested in computer science? How would you like to go to school for free and learn what you need to in just a few months? Then, check out …

Episode 31: Hey Sam, wake up. It’s 3am, and time to solve a murder mystery!

October 10th, 2018


Have you ever been on-call duty as an IT person or otherwise? Woken up at 3 a.m. to solve a problem? Did you have to go through log files or look at …

Episode 30: How to Compete with Amazon

October 3rd, 2018


Trying to figure out if Amazon Web Services (AWS) is right for you? Use the “quadrant of doom” to determine your answer. When designing a Cloud architecture, there are factors to consider. Any system you design exists …

Episode 29: Future of Serverless: A Toy that will Evolve and Offer Flexibility

September 26th, 2018


Are you a blogger? Engineer? Web guru? What do you do? If you ask Yan Cui that question, be prepared for several different answers.

Today, we’re talking to Yan, who is a principal engineer at DAZN. Also, he writes blog …

Episode 28: Serverless as a Consulting Cash Register (now accepting Bitcoin!)

September 19th, 2018


Is your company thinking about adopting serverless and running with it? Is there a profitable opportunity hidden in it? Ready to go on that journey?

Today, we’re talking to Rowan Udell, who works for Versent, an Amazon …

Episode 27: What it Took for Google to Make Changes: Outages and Mean Tweets

September 12th, 2018


Google Cloud Platform (GCP) turned off a customer that it thought was doing something out of bounds. This led to an Internet outrage, and GCP tried to explain itself and prevent the problem in the future.

Today, we’re …

Episode 26: I’m not a data scientist, but I work for an AI/ML startup building on Serverless Containers

September 5th, 2018


Do you deal with a lot of data? Do you need to analyze and interpret data? Veritone’s platform is designed to ingest audio, video, and other data through batch processes to process the media and attach output, such as …

Episode 25: Kubernetes is Named After the Greek God of Spending Money on Cloud Services

August 29th, 2018


Google builds platforms for developers and strives to make them happy. There's a team at Google that wakes up every day to make sure developers have great outcomes with its services and products. The team listens to the …

Episode 24: Serverless Observability via the bill is terrible

August 22nd, 2018


What is serverless? What do people want it to be? Serverless is when you write your software, deploy it to a Cloud vendor that will scale and run it, and you receive a pay-for-use bill. It’s not necessarily a function …

Episode 23: Most Likely to be Misunderstood: The Myth of Cloud Agnosticism

August 10th, 2018


It is easy to pick apart the general premise of Cloud agnosticism being a myth. What about reasonable use cases? Well, generally, when you have a …

Episode 22: The Chaos Engineering experiment that is us-east-1

August 8th, 2018


Trying to convince a company to embrace the theory and idea of Chaos Engineering is an uphill battle. When a site keeps breaking, Gremlin’s plan …

Episode 21: Remember when RealNetworks used to-- BUFFERING

August 1st, 2018


Are you about to head off to college? Interested in DevOps and the Cloud? Is there a good way for someone like you who is starting out in the world …

Episode 20: The Wizard of AWS

July 25th, 2018


Today, we’re talking to Jeff Barr, vice president and chief evangelist at Amazon Web Services (AWS). He founded the AWS Blog in 2004 and has written more than 2,900 posts for it and another 1,100 for his personal blog. …

Episode 19: I want to build a world spanning search engine on top of GCP

July 19th, 2018


Some companies that offer services expect you to do things their way or take the highway. However, Google expects people to simply adapt the tech company’s suggestions and best practices for their specific context. This …

Episode 18: Sitting on the curb clapping as serverless superheroes go by

July 11th, 2018


What’s serverless? Are you serverless now? Is going from enterprise to serverless a natural evolution? Or, is it a “that was fun, now let’s go ride …

Episode 17: Pouring Kubernetes on things with reckless abandon

July 4th, 2018


DevOps as a service describes what Reactive Ops is trying to do, who it’s trying to help, and what problems it’s trying to solve. It’s passion to …

Episode 16: There are Still Servers, but We Don't Care About Them

June 27th, 2018


Are you interested in going beyond basic monitoring and visibility? Need tools to build and operate serverless applications and extract business …

Episode 15: Nagios was the Original Call of Duty

June 20th, 2018


Let’s chat about the Cloud and everything in between. The people in this world are pretty comfortable with not running physical servers on their own, but trusting someone else to run them. Yet, people suffer from the …

Episode 14: Cheslocked and loaded

June 13th, 2018


Do you need data captured that let you know when things don’t look quite right? Need to identify issues before they become major problems for your organization? Turn to Threat Stack, which has Cloud issues of its own, …

Episode 13: Serverlessly Storing my Dad Jokes in a Dadabase

June 6th, 2018


Aurora, from Amazon Web Services (AWS), is a MySQL-compatible service for complex database structures. It offers capabilities and opportunities. But with Aurora, you’re putting a lot of trust in AWS to “just work” in …

Episode 12: Like Normal Cloud Services, but More Depressing

May 30th, 2018


Does your job challenge and motivate you? Does it utilize your skills? Or, are you ready to go job hunting? Do you want an awesome job that is a …

Episode 11: Hickory Dickory Docker

May 23rd, 2018


Docker went from being a small startup to an enterprise company that changed the way people think about their infrastructure to now, where its relevance is somewhat minimal. The conversation is no longer around the …

Episode 10: Education is Not Ready for Teacherless

May 16th, 2018


Like migrating caribou, you tend to follow the trends of what clients are doing, which dictates what you work on as a consultant.

Today, we’re …

Episode 9: Cloud Coreyography

May 9th, 2018


Microsoft has experienced a renaissance. By everything that we've seen coming out of Microsoft over the past few years, it feels like the company is really walking the walk. Instead of just talking about how it’s …

Episode 8: A Corporate Prisoner's Dilemma

May 2nd, 2018


Have you dabbled with IT infrastructure in AWS? Have you been through the process of AWS partnership? Does being an AWS partner add value? Amazon seeks partners that helps drive its business, goals, and value.

Today, …

Episode 7: The Exact Opposite of a Job Creator

April 25th, 2018


Monitoring in the entire technical world is terrible and continues to be a giant, confusing mess. How do you monitor? Are you monitoring things the …

Episode 6: The Robot Uprising Will Have Very Clean Floors

April 18th, 2018


How many of you are considered heroes? Specifically, in the serverless Cloud, Twitter, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) communities? Well, Ben Kehoe is a hero.

Ben is a Cloud robotics research scientist who makes …

Episode 5: The Last Mainframe with a Kickstart and a Double Clutch

April 11th, 2018


How are companies evolving in a world where Cloud is on the rise? Where Cloud providers are bought out and absorbed into other companies?

Today, …

Episode 4: It's a Data Lake, not a Data Public Swimming Pool

April 4th, 2018


Open source activism tends to focus on running on hardware you can trust and avoiding Cloud computing. The problem with some Cloud providers has to do with a conflict of interest between serving customers and how they …

Episode 3: Turning Off Someone Else's Site as a Service

March 28th, 2018


How do you encourage businesses to pick Google Cloud over Amazon and other providers? How do you advocate for selecting Google Cloud to be successful …

Episode 2: Shoving a SAN into us-east-1

March 21st, 2018


When companies migrate to the Cloud, they are literally changing how they do everything in their IT department. If lots of customers exclusively rely on a service, like us-east-1, then they are directly impacted by …

Episode 1: Feature Flags with Heidi Waterhouse of LaunchDarkly

March 19th, 2018


This podcast features people doing interesting work in the world of Cloud. What is the state of the technical world? Let’s first focus on the up or down, on or off function of feature flags.

Today, we’re talking to …

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