If you attend an AWS talk about security, bump into an AWS security person in a business meeting, or are in line behind an AWS employee at a Starbucks, you’ll invariably hear the phrase “Security is Job Zero.” What does this actually mean? Cynically, I might suggest that they came up with a list of […]
AWS edge locations are designed to deliver services with as less latency as possible. Learn more about edge locations, use cases, and where they might make sense for your organization.
Developer portals can be used to enforce standardization and to enable multi-cloud use cases. But they also have some serious issues and should be avoided in most cases.
A real world comparison of two wildly successful modern replacements for traditional database systems.
When you let the tech you’re skilled in become the cornerstone of your identity, you limit future career possibilities. Here’s what to do instead
Is Amazon Athena right for your organization? Learn about the pros and cons of the serverless query service to see if it makes sense for your use case.
S3 has insanely generous data durability guarantees. Even so, read the fine print, and you’ll realize that S3 doesn’t remove the need for backups.
Machine Learning is a Marvelously Executed Scam I’ve joked periodically that machine learning (or “ML”) adherents claim to be able to sort through vast quantities of data and find absolutely anything except a viable business model. I’d like to revisit that with a clarification: They also apparently can’t tell a story around what they do […]