Keeping up with AWS announcements is like drinking from a firehose.

Chief Cloud Economist Corey Quinn goes through the torrent of news about Amazon’s cloud ecosystem and strains out the noise. Then he takes what’s left and gently and lovingly makes fun of it.

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The AWS morning show you never knew you wanted, three days a week.

Spend 15 to 20 minutes of your commute listening to host Corey Quinn contextualize and poke fun at the latest in AWS news, dive into popular AWS services, and answer listener questions on AWS architecture.

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Insightful conversation. Less Snark.

Every week, listen to host Corey Quinn interview domain experts in the world of Cloud Computing discuss AWS, GCP, Azure, Oracle Cloud, and why businesses are coming to think about the Cloud.

Amazon GenAI Services

By Corey Quinn

I was in New York this week for the AWS Summit, and while it’s always great to catch up with readers (thanks to those of you who came out to the drinkup!), AWS friends, and others, I found myself rather taken aback by the overwhelming strength behind the Generative AI theme of the entire event. […]

“Apparently I Stuttered: A Compute Optimizer Clarification”

By Corey Quinn

There have been some noises about this week’s newsletter issue in which I criticized the release of AWS Compute Optimizer offering RDS recommendations…Let me clarify my position and commentary on this feature announcement.

Changing of the Guard: “AWS Appoints Matt Garman as CEO”

By Corey Quinn

This morning’s announcement that Adam Selipsky would be stepping down as AWS CEO, with longtime Amazonian Matt Garman stepping into the role, feels like a natural correction. Garman has long been seen as the heir apparent to AWS’s leadership. When Selipsky was named CEO in the last succession, my initial reaction was a baffled, “I’m sorry, who?”

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