AWS Morning Brief

The AWS Morning show you never knew you wanted

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The latest in AWS news, sprinkled with snark. Posts about AWS come out over sixty times a day. We filter through it all to find the hidden gems, the community contributions--the stuff worth hearing about! Then we summarize it with snark and share it with you--minus the nonsense.
The Trillion-Dollar Paradoxical Arguments of a16z
AWS Morning Brief
06.16.2021
10 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief Extras edition for the week of June 16, 2021.
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Kinesis Data Increased-Ambient-Temperature Hose
AWS Morning Brief
06.14.2021
6 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief for the week of June 14, 2021 with Corey Quinn.
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Cloud Cost Management Team Starter Kit
AWS Morning Brief
06.11.2021
16 Minutes
Join Jesse and Amy as they explore the cloud cost management team starter kit and touch upon why it’s important to have buy-in from the C-suite for cloud cost optimization work, why you need to make sure everyone on the team knows who’s responsible for what, how work that isn’t prioritized is automatically deprioritized, why you should identify and socialize your business KPI metrics, why you should document responsibilities via the written word, why you should review your cloud cost analysis once a quarter, the importance of having data to back up your decisions, and more.
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The Key to Unlock the AWS Billing Puzzle is Architecture
AWS Morning Brief
06.09.2021
7 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief Extras edition for the week of June 9, 2021.
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State Money Printing Machine
AWS Morning Brief
06.07.2021
8 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief for the week of June 7, 2021 with Corey Quinn.
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Balancing Cost Optimizations and Feature Work
AWS Morning Brief
06.04.2021
15 Minutes
Join Jesse and Amy as they talk about how it’s hard to make the argument to take an engineer off feature work, DocOps and why it’s a thing, how engineers will always over-optimize and over-engineer when given the chance, why you should never depend on free cycles to focus on cost optimization, why teams need to stay accountable to the resources they’re running, the kinds of roles that should be focused on cost optimization work, why open and clear communication across teams is so important for effective cloud cost management, and more.
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Turn That S— Off
AWS Morning Brief
06.02.2021
6 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief Extras edition for the week of June 2, 2021.
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AWS Compute Optimizer Now Less Crap
AWS Morning Brief
05.31.2021
7 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief for the week of May 31, 2021, with Corey Quinn.
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