Screaming in the cloud

Insightful conversations. Less snark.


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

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The Complexities of Cloud Networking with William Collins

Screaming in the Cloud
02.29.2024
31 Minutes
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The Hidden Costs of Cloud Computing with Jack Ellis

Screaming in the Cloud
02.27.2024
35 Minutes
On this week’s episode of Screaming in the Cloud, Corey Quinn is joined by Jack Ellis. He is the technical co-founder of Fathom Analytics, a privacy-first alternative to Google Analytics. Corey and Jack talk in-depth about a wide variety of AWS services, which ones have a habit of subtly hiking the monthly bill, and why Jack has moved towards working with consultants instead of hiring a costly DevOps team. This episode is truly a deep dive into everything AWS and billing-related led by one of the best in the industry. Tune in.

How Scaling Turns Rare Occurrences Into Common Ones with Jason Cohen

Screaming in the Cloud
02.22.2024
52 Minutes
Today Corey Quinn is joined by Founder and Chief Innovation Officer at WP Engine, Jason Cohen. Jason breaks down the biggest issues he has seen throughout his career hosting millions of websites including why seemingly rare problems should be expected at scale, how moving on after attaining a “good enough” metric can save time and money, and what it means to be proud of your work in the world of cybersecurity. Check it out!

Overcoming Cloud Development Obstacles with Elad Ben-Israel

Screaming in the Cloud
02.20.2024
34 Minutes
Corey Quinn talks with Elad Ben-Israel, CEO and Co-founder of Wing Cloud, about the creation of Wing, a revolutionary programming language designed to simplify cloud application development. Elad shares his experiences at AWS and the journey to developing Wing Cloud, highlighting the challenges developers face with existing cloud paradigms and how Wing aims to seamlessly integrate infrastructure and application code. The conversation goes further into Wing's open-source nature, its design philosophy focused on making cloud development more accessible, and the delicate balance between commercial interests and open-source contributions.

A Conversation on Cloud WAN with Kris Gillespie

Screaming in the Cloud
02.15.2024
39 Minutes
Kris Gillespie, lead platform engineer for Silverflow, joins Corey Quinn on "Screaming in the Cloud" to talk about Cloud WAN's exciting new role in cloud networking. Kris explains Silverflow's journey, from the original problems with network scalability and the resolution of IP conflicts, to fully utilizing Cloud WAN for global connectivity and easier network management. Kris, who enjoys simplifying complex network architectures, discusses how Cloud WAN has enabled Silverflow to seamlessly integrate between regions and cloud providers, meeting their mission-critical needs for low latency and reliable transaction processing. Listen in to see how Cloud WAN has transformed the approach to solving fundamental network problems, demonstrating the importance for companies and engineers of knowing how to navigate the constantly evolving cloud landscape. 

Understanding the Future of Cloud Technology with Anthony Esper

Screaming in the Cloud
02.13.2024
31 Minutes
From a systems admin to a cloud computing pioneer, Anthony Esper illustrates the dynamic landscape of cloud technology and its impact on businesses in this episode of Screaming in the Cloud. Using his vast experience and extensive expertise, Anthony shares his insights on developing the Golden VPC module, the intricacies of cloud consulting across various industries, and the pivotal role of strategic planning in cloud adoption. Tune in for practical advice and expert insights!

SmugMug’s Cloud Adventure with Andrew Shieh

Screaming in the Cloud
02.08.2024
33 Minutes
Andrew Shieh shares the thrilling story of SmugMug’s bold leap into AWS’s cloud technology, marking it as one of the pioneering companies to harness the cloud for digital photography storage. This episode offers a unique perspective into the type of strategy and groundbreaking tech advancements that catapulted SmugMug’s success. Listen to the full episode for a masterclass in innovation and adaptation!

Exploring Advanced Cybersecurity with Michael Isbitski

Screaming in the Cloud
02.06.2024
36 Minutes
Cybersecurity leader Mike Isbitski explores the intricacies of cloud-native security and vulnerability management in today's technological landscape. With over 25 years of experience, he provides valuable insights into the challenges and complexities organizations face in securing ephemeral infrastructure and machine identities in the cloud. This episode also explores the cautious adoption of AI in cybersecurity, emphasizing the need for a balanced approach that maintains operational functionality while addressing evolving security concerns.

Empowering Economic Growth Through Tech Innovations with Angie Jones

Screaming in the Cloud
02.01.2024
38 Minutes
Technology meets economic empowerment in this episode featuring Angie Jones, Global Vice President of Developer Relations at TBD, a Block division. Angie sheds light on the role of decentralized technologies in shaping the future of digital identity and cross-border payments. Her journey from software engineering to a leadership role in tech innovation illustrates her profound impact on the industry. This episode offers valuable insights into how technological advancements are driving economic growth and changing the financial landscape. Angie's expertise and unique perspective make this a must-listen for anyone interested in the cutting-edge intersection of technology, finance, and innovation.

Mastering Tech Transitions with Ceora Ford

Screaming in the Cloud
01.30.2024
33 Minutes
Join us for a fascinating talk with Ceora Ford, a Developer Advocate at Okta, as she explores the changing world of tech. Ceora shares her unique journey through different tech roles and talks about the importance of keeping technical skills sharp, even when focusing on advocacy. She also gives us a sneak peek into the exciting AI developments happening at Okta. Tune in to this episode to get a better understanding of the fast-paced tech industry and what's coming next.

Working to Live Instead of Living to Work with Jeremy Tanner

Screaming in the Cloud
01.25.2024
33 Minutes
Jeremy Tanner joins Corey on Screaming in the Cloud to discuss why his career in tech is the least interesting thing about himself, and why he feels everyone should be able to say the same thing. Corey and Jeremy discuss raising kids, their antics on motorcycles, and much more throughout this episode. Jeremy reveals what truly gives his life fulfillment, meaning, and what drives him in his career. Jeremy and Corey also discuss the importance of engaging your online audience the right way.