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

March 20, 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 to draw a larger picture of the market and where you fall in line?

Today, we are talking to Kate Powers who walks us through the AWS Salary Survey from Jefferson Frank and discusses some interesting insights as well as real world examples of the findings.<...

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Episode 51: Size of Cloud Bill: Not About Number of Customers, but Number of Engineers You&#39;ve Hired

March 06, 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 people are trying to figure out, especially when it comes to cost and optimization.

Today, we’re talking to Dann Berg, a Cloud ops analyst at Datadog. He helps others understand and lower...

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

February 27, 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, scalability, and availability.

Today, we’re talking to Shawn Bice, vice president of non-relational databases at AWS, and Rahul Pathak, general manager of big data, data lakes, and blockchain...

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

February 20, 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, center, and relevant to what people are doing in Cloud environments.

Today, we’re talking to Elana Hashman, a Python packager and Debian developer. Everything inside a base operating sy...

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Episode 48: Nobody Gets Rid of Anything, Including Data

February 13, 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 regulations. That’s because Cloud providers have evolved and now offer more out-of-the-box services that focus on regulation requirements and compliance.

Today, we’re talking to Elliot Murphy. He’s the founder of Kindly Ops, which provides consulting...

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