Michael Kennedy (@mkennedy) returns to the show to talk about Pydantic, a Python library that works with data validation and settings management using Python type annotations. Michael joined us previously to discuss Python’s async and await implementations and we are excited to have him back to dive more into all things Python. Michael is a[…]
Laurie Capozza (@lauriepcapo) tells us 5 lessons she learned in her career in IT from hands on support all the way to CIO, and we even snuck in some commentary on how COVID has re-inforced these views. You can continue the conversation on Twitter https://twitter.com/lauriepcapo or read her amazing blog https://capozza.io/about-laurie/
Episode Followup – Switching Careers and Taking on New Challenges Without Drowning in Self Doubt with Christina Warren
Christina Warren presents “Switching Careers and Taking on New Challenges Without Drowning in Self Doubt” Christina Warren is a Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft. In this talk we discuss the good, bad, & the ugly of career changes with some tips she picked up along the way to deal with the dreaded imposter syndrome! Resources:[…]
Caitlyn Greffly presents “From Technically Challenged to Happy (and Paid) Dev!” Caitlyn Greffly went from a non-technical background to become a software engineer. In this talk we discuss her path: what made her pick coding, why she attended a bootcamp (as opposed to learning on her own or traditional schooling), and what things surprised her.[…]
Shannon Kuehn presents “Accelerate Your Journey to Cloud with Azure VMware Solution” Shannon Kuehn is a Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft. In this talk Shannon talks about cloud migrations, Azure VMware Solution, and the who-what-when-where-why of using AVS in your cloud migration strategy! Resources: AVS Overview – https://azure.microsoft.com/services/azure-vmware/ AVS Documentation – https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-vmware/ Azure VMware Solution[…]
Episode Followup – Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Terraform (But Were Afraid To Ask) by Ned Bellavance
Ned Bellavance (@Ned1313) sits down with us for an discussion about Terraform, the latest from Hashiconf, tips and tricks for using Terraform for automating your infrastructure, and more. Ned is a Hashicorp Ambassador, a Microsoft MVP, and a Pluralsight author. He currently hosts and cohosts podasts such as Day Two Cloud, Buffer Overflow, and The[…]
Are you interested in a career in data engineering and trying to figure out what it’s all about? Elliott Cordo, AWS Data Hero and Head of Data at Capsule, will walk you through data engineering, from definitions to specific components of a well-architected data platform. https://www.linkedin.com/in/elliott-cordo-a8543857/
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Vinnie Ramirez presents “Cisco Intersight Service for HashiCorp Terraform” Vinnie Ramirez is a Solutions Architect at Hashicorp. In this talk, Vinnie walks us through the Terraform OSS and Enterprise product and how they are different. Then he goes into the architecture of the Cisco Intersight Service and how it can integrate with Terraform to streamline[…]
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