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.
Personality Merge Conflicts
AWS Morning Brief
05.28.2021
14 Minutes
Join Jesse and Amy as they talk about the importance of measuring personalities during AWS projects; how remote work makes effective collaboration difficult, particularly for folks who’ve never met their team members in real life; the importance of embracing a growth mindset; how if something is everyone’s responsibility, it’s no one’s responsibility; the three different types of conflicts; what you can do to compromise and find common ground; how it’s a struggle to find the perfect balance between prioritizing new feature developments and cost optimization work for many organizations; and more.
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The 17 Ways to Run Containers on AWS
AWS Morning Brief
05.26.2021
10 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief Extras edition for the week of May 26, 2021.
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Tim Banks Has Entered the Chat
AWS Morning Brief
05.24.2021
8 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief for the week of May 24, 2021 with Corey Quinn.
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Build vs. Buy
AWS Morning Brief
05.21.2021
13 Minutes
Join Jesse and Amy as they examine the classic build-vs-buy engineering conversation and touch upon why it’s a lot safer to let a professional take the reins for do-it-yourself projects, when it’s appropriate to go to the market and look for something that’s already been build vs. when it makes sense to build something from scratch, how it’s important to understanding license requirements of the SaaS and open source tools you use, how it can be hard to see the proverbial forest for all the silos, why you need to build feedback loops into your internal tools, and more.
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New CEO Onboarding at AWS
AWS Morning Brief
05.19.2021
8 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief Extras edition for the week of May 19, 2021.
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Adam Selipsky’s Day One Coreyentation
AWS Morning Brief
05.17.2021
9 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief for the week of May 17, 2021 with Corey Quinn.
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Cloud Cost Management Starter Kit
AWS Morning Brief
05.14.2021
17 Minutes
Join Jesse and Amy as they about the four-item cloud cost management starter kit, how to explain being a cloud economist to someone else, why you should turn on the AWS Cost and Usage Report immediately, why you need to get to know your account manager and build rapport with them, how that relationship is designed to be mutually beneficial, how it’s important to know about the contracts and reservations that exist across your organization (not just in your department), why you need to think about the non-technical parts of cloud projects (e.g., people and process costs), and more.
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Security is Someone Else’s Job Zero
AWS Morning Brief
05.12.2021
11 Minutes
AWS Morning Brief Extras edition for the week of May 12, 2021.
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