Our podcast hosts are joined by Kyle Jenner, AWS Architect at Rackspace, and Simon Treacy, Head of UK Specialist Solution Architecture at AWS, for a CloudSpotting re:Invent special. It’s time to reflect on the mega-event: the tech, the talks and the walks (pedometer records were broken). What updates are we most excited about? What do some of these updates mean for the industry and beyond? Tune in to find out.
and change is always constant.Rackspace’s Chief Relationship Officer Matt Stoyka reveals how businesses need people, processes and technology to work in a harmonious trinity to achieve success.Tune in to hear how cloud is disrupting the way businesses embrace change. His insights include how continuous improvement is the north star for businesses, therefore they should leverage technology at speed to enhance the delivery of great services and products.Show notes:1. How to use storytelling in...
On the anniversary of their first day at Rackspace Will, Sabeeah, Trisha and Yousef share their experience of the journey from uni to a fully certified Solutions Architect.Tune in to learn all about careers and opportunities awaiting you in tech!
A subtle reference to the most controversial final season ever leads Alex, Sai and their guest Sean Lee, Rackspace Portfolio Architect and Financial Services Expert to a discussion about the history of FinServ industry. Tune in an learn all about new comers to the industry and how tech is helping us manage budgets.The news item mentioned by Sean is available here:https://www.bworldonline.com/banks-and-fintech-the-next-step/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=fintechweeklycom
In this episode Sai and Alex are joined by Wilco Noordermeer to talk about Cloud migration trends. Find out if it's easier and better to migrate to cloud or create in the cloud.Show notes items:1.Cloud native maturity matrix: https://container-solutions.com/cloud-native-maturity-matrix/2. Sai mentions Cloud migration trends by Gartner: https://www.zdnet.com/google-amp/article/public-cloud-spending-to-surge-as-companies-start-moving-from-cloud-first-to-cloud-only-says-gartner/
Long overdue, but we are back! On today's episode Alex and Sai host Luke Carter and Rackspace Google Next speaker Tom Bottrill. Interested in our view on Google's announcement on GKE and AI&ML? Tune in! You can also find us on Twitter @SpottingClouds and at go.rackspace.com/CloudSpotting
In this episode Sai and Alex are joined by our Google Specialist Architects Welby McRoberts and Luke Carter who go through the ever so interesting concept of SRE/CRE. Learn how companies manage user expectations, predict the outages and secure service reputation. Resources mentioned on the show can be found here: 1. Seeking SRE:http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920063964.do 2. Site Reliability Engineering: http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920041528.do 3. The Site Reliability Work Book...
Welcome to season 2 of CloudSpotting! In the first episode of 2019, Sai and Alex speak to Mark Folsy Folson and Kevin Kennedy aka KK; Rackspace Portfolio Architects about choosing the right Cloud. Tune in to learn more about different clouds, differences between PaaS and IaaS and find out what approach to take when deciding if and where to move your workloads.
In this Special episode Alex and Sai host two AWS Specialist Architects at Rackspace Steve Drew and Malcolm North and Dan White, special guest from AWS Architect team. Tune in find out what happened at the biggest AWS event of the year, apart from new announcements, you will also find out what happened in Vegas and what was on the menu! Show notes links: 1. Racker Blockchain Intro at AWSUG UK - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f99TwDZUG0A 2. AWS re:Invent 2018 - Keynote with Werner Vogels...
A total geek-out with Alex and Sai joined by Tomasz Ziolkowski (Rackspace Solution Architect) discuss application design, performance improvement and security. Our speakers focus on CDN but will give you an introduction to WAF and DDoS which will be further discussed in the part 2 of the episode with Tomasz. In simpler words, how to make your end-user happier with your online services!
In this episode of CloudSpotting Sai and Alex are challenged to a discussion about business reasons behind adopting cloud technology, our special guest this time is our Mid Market Sales Leader, George Earp. Can asking why help you create a better solution?
The 6th episode of CloudSpotting brings us a discussion around automation and its role in software development. Sai, Alex and their guest Iskandar (Specialist Architect at Rackspace) talk DevOps, development automation and how good coffee is key. Tune in!
In the 5th episode of CloudSpotting Alex and Sai go into well-architected framework reviews with AWS, special guests on the show are Tom Ellis and Danny Wilkinson.Show notes:1. Well-Architected Framework Reviews whitepaper: https://d0.awsstatic.com/whitepapers/architecture/AWS_Well-Architected_Framework.pdf2. Well-architected Framework landing page: https://aws.amazon.com/architecture/well-architected/3. Azure Cloud Solution Architecture Mind Map: http://bit.ly/2BppIFo4. AWS Well-Architected...
In this episode Sai and Alex (Rackspace Solution Architects) discuss application development old and new trends.Special guest Paul Fryer(Lead Solution Architect at Rackspace), shares insights and fun facts from the life of a developer.Show notes:1. Could Journey Webinar - available on demand https://go.rackspace.com/CloudJourneyWebinar
In this episode Sai and Alex (Rackspace Solution Architects) discuss if at rest encryption is good enough...Special guest includes Simon Roberts(Lead Solution Architect at Rackspace), who explains methods of protecting your data.
In this episode Sai and Alex (Rackspace Solution Architects) discuss the art of phishing and advanced persistent threats.Special guest includes Danny O'neill (Rackspace Head of Managed Security), who gives an insight into methods of data protection in light of GDPR.References:1. Phishing attacks - how to keep yourself and your information safe: https://blog.rackspace.com/phishing-attacks-how-to-keep-yourself-and-your-information-safe2. On demand - GDPR webinar - Things to consider before May...
Work in IT for a growing company? Want to delve deeper on stress testing without stressy resource issues?Hear from experts and new podcast hosts Alex, Sai (Rackspace solution architects) and this month’s special guest, Lead Engineer Will Parsons.