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What happens after you go cloud and the reality sinks in For some, the cloud is rainbows, puppies and happy promises. You’ve whiteboarded a vision, forecasted the benefits and made promises to the business. Now the real work begins. Is the design a reality ? How do you handle failure ? Can you cope with shifting demands, changing requirements, and security concerns all running on the unknown ?

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What happens after you go cloud and the reality sinks in For some, the cloud is rainbows, puppies and happy promises. You’ve whiteboarded a vision, forecasted the benefits and made promises to the business. Now the real work begins. Is the design a reality ? How do you handle failure ? Can you cope with shifting demands, changing requirements, and security concerns all running on the unknown ?

Day Two Cloud 102: Edge Cloud Isn’t Magic

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Today we're talking Edge Cloud. Guest Alex Marcham has written a book on the subject and we'll get his take on edge infrastructure, what edge cloud is all about, real-world use cases, and how it differs from typical colo facilities or centralized public cloud data centers. We also look at requirements for edge deployments including networking and 5G, and the workloads driving edge infrastructure.

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Jun 16 2021

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Day Two Cloud 101: Closing The Network/Cloud Gap Before You Fall In (Sponsored)

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On today's episode, sponsored by BlueCat Networks, we examine the technology and human challenges that arise when you integrate on-prem and the public cloud. You can't continue to do things in the cloud with traditional toolsets and processes. You need to update the tech and the people, including how they collaborate. We also discuss a new report that examines the need for, and challenges of, integrating networking and cloud teams. Our guest is Andrew Wertkin, Chief Strategy Officer at BlueCat.

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Jun 09 2021

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Day Two Cloud 100: Get To Know Crossplane: An Infrastructure Control Plane For K8s

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Crossplane is an open-source project that plugs into Kubernetes to serve as a control plane that can run across multiple private and public clouds. It allows infrastructure teams to compose infrastructure with all the required policies, permissions, and guardrails, while also providing APIs for developer self-service. Today's Day Two Cloud podcast dives into Crossplane and how it works with maintainer Daniel Mangum.

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Jun 02 2021

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Day Two Cloud 099: Can Cloud Computing Get Simpler?

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We're a good ten years into public cloud as an industry, and cloud operations don't seem to be getting any simpler. Why is that? Is it a problem? If so, can clouds become simpler? Guest Brian Gracely stops by the Day Two Cloud podcast to wrestle with these questions.

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May 26 2021

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Day Two Cloud 098: Cloud Centers Of Excellence – Should You Have One?

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A fractured cloud strategy causes headaches such as duplicated services, unnecessary costs, poor security controls, and other problems. A cloud center of excellence can reduce the pain by developing and championing best practices, socializing adoption, and addressing inevitable exceptions. Fred Chagnon visits the Day Two Cloud podcast to advocate for building a cloud center of excellence in your org.

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May 19 2021

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Day Two Cloud 097: Azure Cloud Networking Essentials

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Today's Day Two Cloud podcast explores essential networking capabilities in Azure, including Virtual WAN, VPN gateways, availability zones, SSL termination options, connecting premises and branch offices to the cloud, and more. Our guest is Pierre Roman, Sr Cloud Ops Advocate at Microsoft. This is not a sponsored episode.

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May 12 2021

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Day Two Cloud 096: Public Cloud Isn’t Wrong. You Are.

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Today's Day Two Cloud is a wide-ranging discussion about the value of public cloud, a response to the growing backlash toward cloud cost and complexity, and techniques to better meld automation with application and infrastructure delivery. Our guest is Chris Wahl, Senior Principal at Slalom.

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May 05 2021

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Day Two Cloud 095: Grappling With The Open Source Business Model

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Today on Day Two Cloud we get into a whole lot of things. For example, what is IT's value in the age of cloud? How can IT figure out what's actually providing value to the business vs. undifferentiated heavy lifting? How companies built on open-source software make their money? Our guest is Stu Miniman, Director of Market Insights at Red Hat.

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Apr 28 2021

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Day Two Cloud 094: Essential Concepts Of Zero Trust

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Today's Day Two Cloud episode aims to pick apart the marketing fluff around Zero Trust (there's a lot of it) to uncover a workable definition, discuss the rationale for this approach, and develop a framework for how to think about zero trust.

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Apr 21 2021

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Day Two Cloud 093: Application Modernization With VMware (Sponsored)

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Today’s Day Two Cloud tackles application modernization with sponsor VMware. As new application platforms such as containers and the public cloud take hold, organizations need to examine their application portfolio to figure out how  applications are meeting business requirements—and how they aren’t. The point of app modernization is to determine whether a new approach and […]

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Apr 14 2021

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Day Two Cloud 092: What AWS Lambda Is Good For

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Today's Day Two Cloud podcast is a thorough introduction to AWS Lambda, which is AWS's serverless compute service. We discuss how Lamdba works, what it can do, use cases, and more. Our guide for today's conversation is Julian Wood, Senior Developer Advocate for the Serverless Product Group at AWS. This is not a sponsored show.

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Apr 07 2021

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Day Two Cloud 091: BGP School For Cloud People

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On today's Day Two Cloud, Ethan Banks and Ned Bellavance dive into essentials about BGP including why it's so widely used, concepts such as the Autonomous System (AS), the AS number, loop prevention, BGP communities, IBGP, EBGP, and more.

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Mar 31 2021

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Day Two Cloud 090: Hashicorp Vault For Beginners

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HashiCorp Vault is a management tool that stores and controls access to sensitive data (passwords, certificates, API keys, and so on). Today's Day Two Cloud is a deep dive on Vault and its use cases. This is an unsponsored show that came together unexpectedly due to a scheduling issue.

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Mar 24 2021

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Day Two Cloud 089: Connect All The Cloud Things – AWS Networking In 2021

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Network engineer and AWS product manager Nick Matthews visits the Day Two Cloud podcast to talk about the newest cloud networking capabilities in AWS. We also discuss common design mistakes, what's happening with IPv6, SD-WAN and cloud, and more.

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Mar 17 2021

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Day Two Cloud 088: The Tech Recruiter – Friend Or Foe?

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Our guest is Taylor Desseyn, Sr. Recruiter Advocate at Vaco. Taylor knows tech recruiting forwards and backwards. He gives us an insider's view of how recruiters look at you and how you should look at them to maximize the benefit of the relationship. Because it IS a relationship. And like any relationship, you need to work at it.

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Mar 10 2021

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Day Two Cloud 087: Inside The World Of A Technical Marketer

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Engineers are skeptical of vendor marketing, which is typically heavy on buzzwords and light on actual information. But technical marketing tries to change that dynamic by creating collateral to help engineers and practitioners understand a product. We get into this world with guest Martez Reed, Director of Technical Marketing at Morpheus Data.

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Mar 03 2021

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Day Two Cloud 086: AWS Succession – Does It Matter Who’s The Next CEO?

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AWS needs a new CEO now that Andy Jassy has been tapped to run the Amazon mothership. Does the cloud giant need a high-powered, Type-A successor to drive AWS's growth, or is it now so dominant that a ham sandwich could run the company? That's the topic for discussion on today's Day Two Cloud podcast.

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Feb 24 2021

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Day Two Cloud 085: Hosting Your Infrastructure Code In The Cloud

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Let’s say I host my Infrastructure as Code provisioning stuff locally. It works. It’s nearby. I feel in control. Are there good reasons I should move that stuff to the cloud? Here to help us sort the pros and cons of that question is Calvin Hendryx-Parker. Calvin is the co-founder and CTO of Six Feet Up, a Python web application development company.

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Feb 17 2021

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Day Two Cloud 084: So You Want To Be A Consultant

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Today's Day Two Cloud gets into consulting. How do you start? What does the job entail? Is it a good job to have? How do you build a client base? There are so many questions! We're joined by Michael Jenkins, Sr. Systems Reliability Engineer at Managed Kaos; and Anthony Nocentino, Enterprise Architect at Centino Systems and Pluralsight author, to get some answers.

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Feb 10 2021

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Day Two Cloud 083: Should Cloud Be A Public Utility?

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Computing power is a vital part of modern life. Should access to that power be more equitably distributed? Is there a role for a public-utility-style cloud that could make computing more cost-effective and accessible to a broader number of constituencies? These are the starting questions for today's episode of Day Two Cloud. Our guest is Dwayne Monroe, a cloud architect, consultant, and author.

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Feb 03 2021

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Great evolution of datanaughts

By Cmc5000 - May 04 2020
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This is now in my top three podcasts. This show is developing in a great way. Love the format. Ned really knows his stuff and Ethan brings a great industry perspective.

Love this show!

By glowey5 - May 09 2019
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Great host, great guests, great content