Whether it’s migrating 300 applications to the cloud, or studying for his Professional AWS Certified Solutions Architect exam, Andy Clark’s day is never boring.
In this episode of The Doppler podcast we discuss what it’s like working at CTP, the importance of surrounding yourself with positive mentors, how to progress your career, and the importance of soft skills when embarking on an IT transformation journey.
Our guest on the podcast this week is Ken Lavoie, Principal Technical Account Manager at Sysdig. We discuss the rise of containers in the enterprise and the education, resources and enablement required to support the technology.
We also look at the common challenges in container adoption, including the progression of learning, shadow IT, security requirements and scale. In order to adequately scale, an organization must understand first and foremost how container orchestration works.
As with anything in technology today, staying current is no longer a differentiator, it’s a requirement. Ken shares his journey from hardware to containers and the resources he used to get there, including LinkedIn, CodeSignal, Codeacademy, Docker, Red Hatand more.
Recorded live from the AWS NY Summit, we discuss the new reality of cloud maturity. AWS’ latest announcements included exciting new features, but there wasn’t anything groundbreaking – in a good way. Instead of chasing after new shiny objects, we are seeing focused efforts, new innovative use cases and the acceptance of cloud stability.
We also look at the people, process and technology tripod. If one leg is broken, the organization will lose stability. Over the last decade, we have seen technology get significantly easier to comprehend, while the people and process components remain difficult.
Finally, we discuss the progress of modern security and why builders now have the luxury of cloud services with security built into its fabric. AWS services, such as Macie, can serve 90-99% of security use cases, and the larger security needs can me met by the partner network.
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