CI/CD. You’ve got a vague notion of what it might be. Then you’re asked to help the dev team put together an automated delivery process for a cloud app. How you do get from CI/CD as a concept to making it a reality? That’s the subject of today’s Day Two Cloud podcast with guest Nathaniel Avery.
Today’s Day Two Cloud podcast explores the struggle of transitioning from traditional infrastructure ops to the public cloud using DevOps principles and new tools. My guest is Aaron Strong, a cloud architect. We talk about how to skill up quickly, where to start, when and where to ask for help, and more.
More and more organizations are adopting “multi-cloud” strategies. Some do it as a hedge against cloud system failures, others as a competitive cudgel. Day Two Cloud looks at the business, technical, and process implications with guest Alex Neihaus, a cloud infrastructure architect.
On today’s Day Two Cloud podcast, host Ned Bellavance checks in on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), which launched to the public in June of 2018. Ned and guest Justin Luk discuss why Microsoft rolled out AKS when it already had existing container services, business drivers for AKS, customer adoption, lessons learned, and more.
What exactly are Day Two operations for Azure Stack? Does your company have the skill sets to properly manage and support your newly deployed hybrid cloud infrastructure? Today’s episode, with guest Kristopher Turner, examines all the things you have to account for when planning and then running this integrated system.
On today’s Day Two Cloud we dive into the challenges of adopting and operationalizing a cloud deployment with guest Mark Gossa. We discuss how to incorporate DevOps principles and automation tools into the organization, examine tool options such as Terraform, and chat about going serverless.
Organizations don’t have to be convinced to adopt the cloud these days. The conversation now is about how to do it right. Guest Dwayne Monroe joins the Day Two Cloud podcast to talk about how to change your thinking about cloud in terms of resource sizing, cost, staff training, service availability, app refactoring and much more.
Data warehouses are complex beasts. If you want to migrate a warehouse to the cloud, there’s a lot of layers to consider including encryption and security, automation, data sovereignty, right-sizing, which migration tools to use, and more. Today’s Day Two Cloud podcast slices through the layers of complexity of data warehouse migration with guest Deepak Kaushik.
What’s it like using serverless in production? We answer that question in this Day Two Cloud podcast with guest Robb Schiefer, who’s running a live application on AWS Lambda for a healthcare company. We talk about why the organization adopted serverless, how they chose AWS, and how DevOps practices are key for ongoing operations.
Today’s Day Two Cloud episode dives into egress control for cloud security. Guest David Redekop explains why outbound control is essential to protect cloud services, how to use DNS to restrict outbound connections, and the value of logging tools such as OSquery.
Today’s Day Two Cloud looks at what happens when automation plans meet automation reality in the public cloud. Guest Ryan Bartram discusses how his organization had to tweak runbooks and explore a variety of tools to get the job done.
Today’s Day Two Cloud tackles the challenges of building a hybrid dev and test environment with guest Mike Nelson. We discuss planning and implementation, impediments to a successful design, dealing with sticker shock, and other issues.
Pushing your heritage application to the cloud won’t digitally transform your company any more that slapping an Autobots symbol on your car makes it a Transformer. On today’s Day Two Cloud podcast, guest Martin Ehrnst delves into the nuances of digital transformation in the enterprise.
Today’s Day Two Cloud podcast looks at how one developer dealt with surprises and unexpected issues that arose as his company built CMS application on Azure, including storage problems, user identity quirks, and more.
Today’s Day Two Cloud episode is all about the realities of building a startup in the cloud era. Guest Adam Bertram shares his experiences launching a startup using cloud services such as Trello, Zapier, and Lambda; discusses why good APIs matter; and talks about how to balance immediate needs against long-term technical debt.
Your monthly cloud bill can be shocking. On today’s Day Two Cloud we talk with Iris Classon about how to optimize your cloud deployment for cost without killing performance–i.e., how to keep customers and finance happy without going insane.
On today’s Day Two Cloud podcast, we discuss how to build a robust infrastructure to support your private cloud, and how to add a layer of automation to the underlay with Digital Rebar, an open-source project. My guest is Rob Hirschfeld.
The promises of the public cloud are both tantalizing and frightening. On today’s Day Two Cloud podcast we talk about how to do cloud right to maximize success, while also not putting yourself out of a job. Our guest is Kenny Lowe, Senior Principal Azure Stack Technologist at Dell EMC.
Welcome to the first episode of Day Two Cloud, a new podcast that punctures the marketing hype and digs into the real work required to make the public cloud work for you. My guest Tim Warner walks us through a real-world application migration to Azure and shares lessons learned on scale, automation, and cost control.