Microsoft SQL can perform really well on virtualized infrastructure if tuned properly. It can also perform really poorly if you don’t know what to tune or what to watch out for. David Klee (https://twitter.com/kleegeek) shares best practices and his favorite tips and tricks to troubleshoot and tune MS SQL on VMware vSphere and other hypervisors.[…]
Denis Dyack (@Denis_Dyack) discusses how he and his team at Apocalypse Studios were able to take their game development virtual overnight using AWS tools. Resources: https://apocalypse333.com/ https://deadhaussonata.com/
Denis Dyack (@Denis_Dyack) presents “How To Get Into The Video Game Industry” Denis Dyack is the Founder and CEO of Apocalypse Studios. He has been making video games for decades and has an extensive list of fantastic games to his credit. His studio evangelizes using a cloud-first approach in game development and partners with AWS[…]
Episode Followup – Serverless is for Pragmatists: CI/CD in the Age of IaC presented by Chase Douglas
Chase Douglas (https://twitter.com/txase) CTO at Stakery, shares best practices for Serverless applications using IaC as code and CI/CD.
Episode Followup – Automating the lifecycle of Infrastructure as Code from Deploy to Destroy! with Tim Davis
Tim Davis (@vtimd) presents “Automating the lifecycle of Infrastructure as Code from Deploy to Destroy!” In this presentation, Tim Davis walks us through the process of defining what are stable vs dynamic cloud infrastructures and why you want to use the Infrastructure as Code (IaC) lifecycle. He then does a live demo of the Env0[…]
Joe Onisick (@joeonisick) presents “Sales Skills for Technical Types” Joe is a self described polarizing technologist and consummate bullshit artist 🙂 That being said, this presentation is no bs! In it he talks about why everyone in tech is also really in sales. This talk is repleat with tips and tricks on how to level[…]
Christophe Limpalair (@christophelimp) presents “Getting Started in Cybersecurity” Christophe has worked on several online training platforms including Linux Academy. Recently he founded Cybr.com, a learning platform for cybersecurity. Here he talks about his recommendations for learning about and getting into the various different fields within the realm of cybersecurity. Resources: https://cybr.com https://cybr.com/blog/ https://www.beautiful.ai/player/-MUUEEAeaLVT55LRYDbH https://hackthebox.eu
Hiroko Nishimura (@hirokonishimura) presents “Ms.Hiro to AWS Hero: From Special Education Teacher to AWS Hero” Hiroko came from a non-technical background and wanted to get into AWS. Here she talks about her tips and recommendations for learning IT jargon when you are starting from zero technical background. Resources: https://hiroko.io https://hirokonishimura.com https://awsnewbies.com/ https://introtoaws.com/
David Ball (@davidjasonball) presents “Amazon AppStream: Netflix for Virtual Desktops” Learn about the AWS AppStream service and get hands on experience with a live demo. Resources: http://virtualbonzo.com/ https://https://aws.amazon.com/appstream2/
Jeramiah Dooley (@jdooley_clt) presents “Admin to Advocacy: How’d you do that?” Jeramiah gives us an intro into developer and cloud advocacy roles. What it is and what you need to know if you want to get into the field. Resources: http://jeramiah.net/ https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/
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