The internet lost its mind when it came out that Lyft is paying AWS $300 million dollars. I’ve got four reasons for you why they’re smart to do it.
When it comes to running MySQL or PostgreSQL on top of AWS, you’ve got three realistic options to choose from. Let’s figure out what works best for you.
I spent a year giving talks from an iPad instead of a laptop. Here are the lessons I learned along the way.
The Releases of re:Invent 2018–to the tune of “Nations of the World!”
As we drown this week in a cacophony of AWS service releases (“Route53 Resolver now exists!” “IAM users now support tagging!” “Introducing our no-SQL service for digital video, DynamoDV!”), one came out yesterday that caused me to do a spit-take. Specifically, a little-remarked upon change declared that AWS has renamed EC2 Elastic GPUs to Elastic […]
I give an obnoxious number of conference talks–and I have done so for years. In the last year alone, I’ve been a speaker at over a dozen conferences, including AWS re:Invent, Oracle CodeOne, LatencyConf, and several DevOps Days. So many people have asked questions about my presentation preparation process that I decided to record my […]