Screaming in the Cloud

Insightful conversation. Less snark.

Dot Divider
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.
Screaming in the Cloud Hero
Severless Hero, Got Severs in His Eyes with Ant Stanley
Screaming in the Cloud
08.31.2021
37 Minutes
How has Ant Stanely, Co-Founder of Senzo, not been on Screaming in the Cloud before? Time to remedy that. Ant sits down with Corey to do so. He offers up his history which has lead to his time as “Serverless Hero” to landing on the line that “severless sucks.” Lend us your ears to see how that transition happened! Ant goes into detail on JeffConf (not the of the Bezos nomen), and working with severs and what to put where and why. Ant and Corey talk over the plague of AWS services where Ant offers his perspective how to trim the fat and keep things simple to make long terms objectives more attainable. They discuss the importance of training, the role of certifications for better and worse, and more. Tune in for his take!
Play Episode
Innovating in the Cloud with Craig McLuckie
Screaming in the Cloud
08.26.2021
34 Minutes
This week Craig McLuckie, VP-Modern Applications Platform Business Unit at VMware, sits down with Corey to discuss his beginning with Google Compute Engine in the early days of the cloud, and his time at the forefront of Kubernetes and Docker. He discusses VMWare, and what exactly modern applications hope to achieve there, and what the next steps look like. Craig has always been at the forefront of innovation, especially in regard to the cloud. His storied history speaks to this and it stands at the center of Craig’s contributions to the field. Craig and Corey’s conversation covers a wide range that embodies Craig’s own trajectory, tune in for the whole story!
Play Episode
Saving Vowels and Upping Security with Clint Sharp
Screaming in the Cloud
08.25.2021
34 Minutes
This week Corey is joined by Clint Sharp, CEO and co-founder of a company called Cribl. Clint breaks down what exactly Cribl is and the innovations they are bringing to security and observability. Cribl also has a lot to offer when it comes to optimizing and saving money--to the point of dropping vowels! Clint gives us a lot on Cribl’s offerings, tune in to see what they are! From security and observability, to making esoteric security products more accessible for an entire organization Clint offers a lot of insight. He and Corey discuss getting everybody on board with security, how Cribl LogStream navigates this space, the rising waters of “observability lakes”, and more! Tune in for the rest!
Play Episode
Helping Avoid the Kubernetes Hiccups with Rich Burroughs
Screaming in the Cloud
08.24.2021
37 Minutes
This week Corey is joined by Rich Burroughs, a Senior Developer Advocate at Loft Labs. Rich stays busy with improving workloads for folks using Kubernetes. Rich is a great resource for all things Kubernetes, he even hosts his own podcast (link in the description below) where he interviews people in the community. Rich tells us what's going on at Loft Labs and how they’re helping the folks who keep “banging their shins” on Kubernetes. Rich and Corey discuss learning to work well with ADHD, which he has launched into the Twitter-verse for the sake of advocacy. Rich offers his perspective on how to do so, and to do it well. Rich talks about working at large companies, versus small and the various responsibility of working with the latter. Tune in this week for Rich’s take!
Play Episode
The Security Coat of Many Colors with Will Gregorian
Screaming in the Cloud
08.19.2021
36 Minutes
Will Gregorian, Head of Security and Technical Operations at Rhino, sits down with Corey—despite the fact they’ve crossed paths in the past! Will’s background working for startups has informed his current work in security. By spending his time in smaller companies its helped Will to craft his perspectives in a valuable way, check in for how! Will and Corey talk about their own history, Will’s capacity to bring security to the early stages of start up, and how to find the failures to avoid in the future. Will ponders on the militarism in the language around security and how to revolutionize the conversation going forward, and what lessons can be learned from working security for healthcare. At the forefront is where Will tries so stay and he gives us the reasons why.
Play Episode
What an “Agilist” Brings to the Engineering Table with Cliff Moon
Screaming in the Cloud
08.18.2021
39 Minutes
This week Corey is joined by Cliff Moon, an Agile Consultant, who has a history steeped in engineering that lead him to consultancy work—to include working on HBO’s Silicon Valley. Now as an Agile Consultant, Cliff’s discusses what his work brings to the table and how he handles Scrum within organizations. Cliff gives us the details on Agile, the Agile Manifesto, and its resulting “Agilist,” if you will. Cliff talks about how to do Agile the right way, working with the entirety of engineering departments, and the why ship-ability of products is a constant trial. Cliff also talks about the potential negative impacts of the engineer path as it stands, and how it might be changed. Tune in for the positive changes that can be made and the rest!
Play Episode
Finding a Common Language for Incidents with John Allspaw
Screaming in the Cloud
08.17.2021
32 Minutes
This week Corey is joined by John Allspaw, Founder/Principal at Adaptive Capacity Labs. John was foundational in the DevOps movement, but he’s continued to bring much more to the table. He’s written multiple books, and seems to always be at the forefront. Which is why he is now at Adaptive Capacity Labs. John tells us what exactly Adaptive Capacity Labs does and how it works and how he convinced some heros to get behind it. John brings a much needed insight into how to get multiple people in an organization on the same level when it comes to dealing with incidents. Engineers and non. John points out the issues surrounding public vs. private write ups and the roadblocks they may prop up. Adaptive Capacity Labs is working towards bringing those roadblocks down, tune in for how!
Play Episode
At the Cutting Edge & Node with Nader Dabit
Screaming in the Cloud
08.12.2021
37 Minutes
This week Nader Dabit, who works in developer relations at Edge & Node, joins Corey to chat. What is Edge & Node? Nader breaks it down for us. He also discusses his career and unconventional background that lead up to joining Edge & Node, and how he is always looking for the next challenge. That striving has informed his entire trajectory, and also lends an edge of excitement to Nader’s next steps. Nader talks about the decentralized financial issues in countries like Lebanon or Venezuela, dabblings in the dark arts of Front End Web, and how his blogging inspried him to become more community focused. Nader talks Java Script, paths into tech, the joys and benefit of teaching others and more! Tune in for Nader’s unique and energized take.
Play Episode