Episode #116: Infinite Serverless Workflows with Sam Dengler and Justin Callison

October 25, 2021 • 52 minutes

On this episode, Jeremy and Rebecca chat with Sam Dengler and Justin Callison about Step Functions support for 200+ AWS services, what developers should think about when building their serverless workflows, the role of orchestration across bounded contexts, and so much more.

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Episode #115: Serverless Complexity with Ant Stanley

October 18, 2021 • 68 minutes

On this episode, Jeremy and Rebecca chat with Ant Stanley about whether the early promises of serverless have lived up to expectations, what complexities might be preventing or slowing down adoption, how internal competition at AWS might produce better products, the value of transferrable skills, and much more.

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Episode #114: Serverless for Salary Transparency with Kesha Williams

October 11, 2021 • 45 minutes

On this episode, Rebecca and Jeremy chat with Kesha Williams about her 26 year journey in tech, how the cloud enabled her path to becoming an AWS Machine Learning Hero, her motivations behind building Salary Overflow, how serverless made it easier, and much more.

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Episode #113: Serverless for Startups with Chris Munns

October 4, 2021 • 58 minutes

On this episode, Jeremy and Rebecca chat with Chris Munns about the evolution of serverless over the last few years, how the learning curve affects adoption, what goes into building an effective developer advocacy team, and advice for startups looking to get started with the cloud.

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Episode #112: Abstracting Stateful Serverless with Jonas Bonér

September 27, 2021 • 57 minutes

On this episode, Jeremy and Rebecca chat with Jonas Bonér about stateful serverless with Akka Serverless, the use cases that stateless serverless opens up, why reactive principles are important for distributed applications, and what future abstractions will mean for infrastructure.

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Episode #111: Amplifying Serverless Developers with Ali Spittel

September 20, 2021 • 60 minutes

On this episode, Jeremy and Rebecca chat with Ali Spittel about the ongoing evolution of AWS Amplify, why developers should be embracing low-code frameworks and platforms, why developers shouldn't feel like they need to know everything, and so much more.

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Episode #110: Mapping the Inevitability of Serverless with Simon Wardley

September 13, 2021 • 68 minutes

On this episode, Jeremy and Rebecca chat with Simon Wardley about the advantages of using maps to gain situational awareness, how the evolution of utilities lets us build things more quickly, why inertia is delaying the inevitable, and so much more.

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Episode #109: Serverless for Newbies with Emily Shea

September 6, 2021 • 40 minutes

On this episode, Jeremy and Rebecca chat with Emily Shea about how she got started with serverless, the technical challenges she faced, the hurdles she overcame, and how she uses that to help her customers become better serverless practitioners.

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Episode #108: Mulling over Multi-cloud with Corey Quinn

August 30, 2021 • 60 minutes

On this episode, Jeremy and Rebecca chat with Corey Quinn about the unlikely success of cloud agnostic projects, the myth of portability, how accounting feels about metered cloud/serverless billing models, how big tech handles criticism, and much more.

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Episode #107: Serverless Infrastructure as Code with Ben Kehoe

June 28, 2021 • 79 minutes

On this episode, Jeremy and Rebecca chat with Ben Kehoe about what infrastructure as code really means, why IaC with serverless is different than non-serverless architectures, how IaC defines resource graphs that fully specify the state of your system, why is it important for developer intent to be maintained by IaC systems, and much more.

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Episode #106: Building Apps on the Decentralized Web with Nader Dabit

June 21, 2021 • 59 minutes

On this episode, Jeremy chats with Nader Dabit about Edge & Node's graphQL API for querying blockchain data, how this and other decentralized protocols power the Web3 movement, what types of applications you can build with them, why you'd want to, and a whole lot more.

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Episode #105: Building a Serverless Banking Platform with Patrick Strzelec

June 14, 2021 • 66 minutes

On this episode, Jeremy chats with Patrick Strzelec about the business and technical case for using serverless at NorthOne, what the adoption process looked like, how they used serverless to build their event driven architecture, the challenges they faced, and much more.

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Episode #104: The Rise of Data Services with Patrick McFadin

June 7, 2021 • 49 minutes

On this episode, Jeremy chats with Patrick McFadin about why the world is headed toward data services and away from databases, how this better enables "zero day developers", why a shortage of specialists makes this even more necessary, and much more.

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Episode #103: Differing Serverless Perspectives Between Cloud Providers with Mahdi Azarboon

May 31, 2021 • 51 minutes

On this episode, Jeremy chats with Mahdi Azarboon about why understanding different serverless perspectives is important, what challenges you'll face across providers, why you should take a more holistic approach when embracing serverless, and much more.

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Episode #102: Creating and Evolving Technical Content with Amy Arambulo Negrette

May 24, 2021 • 58 minutes

On this episode, Jeremy chats with Amy Arambulo Negrette about what makes a good conference talk, why doing technical talks and creating content can help your career, how new problems can become a source of new content, how to make problems more interesting, and much more.

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