Screaming in the Cloud

Insightful conversation. Less snark.

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Every Wednesday, listen to host Corey Quinn interview domain experts in the world of Cloud Computing discuss AWS, GCP, Azure, Oracle Cloud, and why businesses are coming to think about the Cloud.
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The Cloud & Climate Change with Paul Johnston
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10.09.2019
32 Minutes
Paul Johnston cares a great deal about climate change and believes the tech world needs to do more. He’s the interim CTO for cloud and serverless consulting and technology strategy services at Roundabout Labs, a company he founded and served as CEO for eight years before joining AWS as a senior developer advocate for serverless. Join Corey and Paul as they discuss the early days of being a developer advocate for AWS for serverless, how data centers and cloud computing are impacting climate change, why you shouldn’t run workloads in us-east-1, why cryptocurrency is bad for the environment, and more.
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Five Characteristics That Define the Cloud with Nicole Forsgren, PhD
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10.02.2019
39 Minutes
Nicole Forsgren grew up in a small farm town in Idaho. After working as a programmer, a software engineer, and a systems administrator at IBM, she went back to school to get her PhD in Management Information Systems. Now, she leads research and strategy at Google and oversees the production of the annual State of DevOps Report. Join Corey and Nicole as they discuss what the cloud is, how people define it and why we need a common definition for it, which organizations benefit from the cloud, why it’s largely time to ditch in-house tools, and more.
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The Future of Application Security with Andrew Peterson
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09.25.2019
35 Minutes
Andrew Peterson launched his career working in sales at North Face. After stints at Google, the Clinton Foundation, and Etsy, he launched his own company—Signal Sciences—makers of a next-gen WAF and RASP web application protection solution that detects and stops attacks wherever applications run. Join Corey and Andrew as they explore why Signal Sciences is an “accidental” security vendor, why security is no longer solely about preventing breaches but increasingly about responding to them quickly and effectively, how organizations are taking a more proactive approach to security and privacy in the GDPR era, and more.
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Going Serverless with AJ Stuyvenberg
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09.18.2019
40 Minutes
AJ Stuyvenberg began his career writing software for St. Jude Medical. Today, he’s a senior software engineer at Serverless, Inc., makers of the increasingly popular open source Serverless framework designed to make it easier to deploy applications across cloud vendors. Join Corey and AJ as they discuss what a day in the life of an engineer at Serverless looks like, what the Serverless framework actually is and how it helps developers, how an open source company makes money, how Serverless differentiated itself from AWS, the differences between Serverless plugins and components, what’s in the company’s future, and more.
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Reverse Engineering the Capital One Breach with Josh Stella
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09.11.2019
35 Minutes
Cloud security makes Josh Stella tick. In 2013, he founded Fugue, a company that brings native security and simplified operations to cloud architecture. Join Corey and Josh as they discuss why Fugue is called Fugue, how the approach hackers take has changed in recent years, why cloud security is actually more of a physics and biology problem than a technology problem, the recent Capital One data breach, how it likely happened, why the bank didn’t necessarily do anything wrong, why cloud security should be automated, and more.
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The Anatomy of Developer Advocacy with Matt Broberg
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09.04.2019
38 Minutes
For the last five years, Matt Broberg has worn many different developer advocate hats. These days, his developer hat looks a bit … red ... as he’s an advocate, writer, and editor for opensource.com at Red Hat. Join Corey and Matt as they discuss IBM’s recent acquisition of Red Hat, open source culture and how to contribute without submitting code, the rise of developer relations and whether the term “DevRel” will stick, what developer relations actually is, what its future looks like, and more.
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How to Grade DevOps Teams with Nicole Forsgren, PhD
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08.28.2019
39 Minutes
Nicole Forsgren grew up in a small farm town in Idaho. After working as a programmer, a software engineer, and a systems administrator at IBM, she went back to school to get her PhD in Management Information Systems. Now, she leads research and strategy at Google and oversees the production of the annual State of DevOps Report. Join Corey and Nicole as they discuss what it’s like to put together said reports, why people are so passionate about their DevOps team’s unique approach, the four metrics you can use to grade DevOps teams, how to scale DevOps teams, and more.
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Episode 74 – Podcasting about Podcasting with Richard Campbell
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08.21.2019
32 Minutes
Be honest: How many people decide to launch a weekly podcast actually end up publishing hundreds upon hundreds of episodes? Richard Campbell, founder and chairman of the Humanitarian Toolbox and host of RunAsRadio podcast, is someone who actually did. Join Corey and Richard as they talk about what it’s like to host 1,650-plus podcast episodes, building open source tools for disaster relief, moving away from legacy tech, the power of admitting you don’t understand something, how snarkiness often gets lost in translation, the thanklessness of good IT, and more.
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