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AWS Podcast

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Simon Elisha and Jeff Barr discuss various aspects of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) offering. Each podcast includes AWS news, tech tips, interviews with startups, AWS partners, and AWS employees.
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#318: Business Leadership in the Digital Age with Mark Schwartz

30:16 | Jun 23rd

Simon speaks with Mark Shwartz (Enterprise Strategist - AWS) about his latest book, and how the relationship between IT and non-IT leaders is changing. n the war for business supremacy, Schwartz shows we must throw out the old management models and s...Show More
#317: June 2019 Update Show

23:53 | Jun 16th

Simon shares a huge selection of updates and new things! Chapter Marks: 00:00:19 Satellites 00:01:12 Storage 00:03:01 Compute 00:05:35 Databases 00:09:17 Developer Tools 00:10:32 Analytics 00:12:28 IoT 00:14:06 End User Computing 00:15:03 Machine Le...Show More
#316: Exploring AWS Lake Formation

12:52 | Jun 9th

Simon speaks with Prajakta Damle (Principal Product Manager, AWS) about AWS Lake Formation. AWS Lake Formation is a service that makes it easy to set up a secure data lake in days. They discuss why it was created and what customers can use it for. h...Show More
#315: Dance Like No One Is Watching, Encrypt Like Everyone Is

42:31 | Jun 2nd

Simon speaks with Paul Hawkins, Security Specialist Solutions Architect at AWS about the ways customers can quickly and easily make their environment more secure. AWS re:Invent 2018: Data Protection: Encryption, Availability, Resiliency, & Durabili...Show More
#314: May 2019 Update Show 2

32:09 | May 26th

Simon hosts an update show with lots of great new features and capabilities! Chapters: Developer Tools 0:26 Storage 3:02 Compute 5:10 Database 10:31 Networking 13:41 Analytics 16:38 IoT 18:23 End User Computing 20:19 Machine Learning 21:12 Applicatio...Show More
#313: WhereML - Using ML to Detect Locations via Twitter

28:13 | May 19th

Simon speaks with Randall Hunt about how he designed, built, and deployed the @WhereML Twitter bot that can identify where in the world a picture was taken using only the pixels in the image. We’ll dive deep on artificial intelligence and deep learni...Show More
#312: Meet the AWS Disaster Response Action Team

19:49 | May 12th

Did you know AWS enables disaster response organizations to access cloud services at the edge, even in the harshest conditions? Simon speaks with Maggie Carter (Principal, AWS Disaster Response Program) and Ana Visneski (Principal Technical Program M...Show More
#311: Live Audience Update Show from Sydney Summit

32:59 | May 5th

Simon & Nicki are joined by a live audience to record a great set of cool updates for customers! Chapters: 1:20 Infrastructure 1:33 Developer Tools 3:50 Storage 4:28 Compute 6:13 Database 10:22 Analytics 13:01 IoT 13:23 End User Computing 1...Show More
#311: Live Audience Update Show from Sydney Summit

32:59 | May 5th

Simon & Nicki are joined by a live audience to record a great set of cool updates for customers! Chapters: 1:20 Infrastructure 1:33 Developer Tools 3:50 Storage 4:28 Compute 6:13 Database 10:22 Analytics 13:01 IoT 13:23 End User Computing 1...Show More
#310: Windows on AWS and a Classic Blog Post with Jeff Barr

26:50 | Apr 28th

Customers have been running Windows workloads on AWS for over 10 years! In this episode Simon and Jeff explore some things you might not know about. They also take a trip down "memory lane" as well as give a teaser for a special podcast event at AWS ...Show More
#310: Windows on AWS and a Classic Blog Post with Jeff Barr

26:50 | Apr 28th

Customers have been running Windows workloads on AWS for over 10 years! In this episode Simon and Jeff explore some things you might not know about. They also take a trip down "memory lane" as well as give a teaser for a special podcast event at AWS ...Show More
#309: Black Belt Tips and Amazon QuickSight ML Insights

09:25 | Apr 21st

In this episode Simon gives you some Black Belt tips around managing you CloudFormation stacks and how to use AWS Organizations to control access to AWS resources. He also gives you a look at Amazon QuickSight ML Insights. https://aws.amazon.com/blog...Show More
#309: Black Belt Tips and Amazon QuickSight ML Insights

09:25 | Apr 21st

In this episode Simon gives you some Black Belt tips around managing you CloudFormation stacks and how to use AWS Organizations to control access to AWS resources. He also gives you a look at Amazon QuickSight ML Insights. https://aws.amazon.com/blog...Show More
#308: April 2019 Update Show

35:25 | Apr 14th

Simon and Nicki cover almost 100 updates! Check out the chapter timings to see where things of interest to you might be. Infrastructure 00:42 Storage 1:17 Databases 4:14 Analytics 8:28 Compute 9:52 IoT 15:17 End User Computing 17:40 Machine Learning ...Show More
#307: The AWS Developer Experience - AWS App Mesh and AWS Cloud Development Kit

20:08 | Apr 7th

How do you build applications that are loosely coupled but reliable? How can you take an even more abstracted view of cloud infrastructure? Simon is joined by Adam Larter (Principal Solutions Architect, AWS) to discuss options available to developers...Show More
#305: Saving Money with EC2 Spot

11:34 | Mar 31st

Did you know you can save 70-90% on compute costs easier than ever? Or that you can get more work done for the same spend? EC2 Spot is more powerful and easier to use than ever; Simon takes you through some of the new capabilities and benefits that y...Show More
#305: Saving Money with EC2 Spot

11:34 | Mar 31st

Did you know you can save 70-90% on compute costs easier than ever? Or that you can get more work done for the same spend? EC2 Spot is more powerful and easier to use than ever; Simon takes you through some of the new capabilities and benefits that y...Show More
#304: March Update Show Part 2

17:48 | Mar 24th

Simon and Nicki run through some interesting new AWS capabilities for customers as well as a look at the upcoming re:MARS conference (https://remars.amazon.com/). 0:29 - Databases 1:20 - Analytics 1:52 - Compute 3:22 - IoT 4:05 - Customer Engagement...Show More
#304: March Update Show Part 2

17:48 | Mar 24th

Simon and Nicki run through some interesting new AWS capabilities for customers as well as a look at the upcoming re:MARS conference (https://remars.amazon.com/). 0:29 - Databases 1:20 - Analytics 1:52 - Compute 3:22 - IoT 4:05 - Customer Engagement...Show More
#303: Are You Well-Architected?

22:03 | Mar 17th

How do you know if you have built your system the best way possible? How can you track this over time, and see and share improvements with others? The AWS Well-Architected Framework now has a customer-accessible tool - free to use! Simon speaks with ...Show More
#302: March 2019 Update Show Part One

38:03 | Mar 10th

Simon is joined by new update co-host Nicki Klein (Senior Technical Evangelist, AWS) to discuss all the latest features and capabilities available to AWS customers! Chapters 1:57 Mobile 5:21 Solutions & Quickstarts 7:53 Database 13:51 Storage 17:46 ...Show More
#302: March 2019 Update Show Part One

38:03 | Mar 10th

Simon is joined by new update co-host Nicki Klein (Senior Technical Evangelist, AWS) to discuss all the latest features and capabilities available to AWS customers! Chapters 1:57 Mobile 5:21 Solutions & Quickstarts 7:53 Database 13:51 Storage 17:46 ...Show More
#301: Getting the most out of the AWS Developer Experience

47:02 | Mar 3rd

What does a modern software development look like? What are some of the optimised approaches you can use? What is the state of play when it comes to developer tooling and the cloud? Simon is joined by Adam Larter (Principal Solutions Architect, AWS) ...Show More
#301: Getting the most out of the AWS Developer Experience

47:02 | Mar 3rd

What does a modern software development look like? What are some of the optimised approaches you can use? What is the state of play when it comes to developer tooling and the cloud? Simon is joined by Adam Larter (Principal Solutions Architect, AWS) ...Show More
#300: Amazon ElasticSearch Update

25:43 | Feb 24th

Do you have lots of data to search, analyze and visualize? The Amazon ElasticSearch service is used by customers large and small to do just that! Simon speaks with Jon Handler (Principal Solutions Architect, AWS) about some exciting new capabilities ...Show More
#300: Amazon ElasticSearch Update

25:43 | Feb 24th

Do you have lots of data to search, analyze and visualize? The Amazon ElasticSearch service is used by customers large and small to do just that! Simon speaks with Jon Handler (Principal Solutions Architect, AWS) about some exciting new capabilities ...Show More
#299: February 2019 Updates

30:51 | Feb 17th

Simon guides you through lots of new features, services and capabilities that you can take advantage of. Including the new AWS Backup service, more powerful GPU capabilities, new SLAs and much, much more! Chapters: Service Level Agreements 0:17 Sto...Show More
#299: February 2019 Updates

30:51 | Feb 17th

Simon guides you through lots of new features, services and capabilities that you can take advantage of. Including the new AWS Backup service, more powerful GPU capabilities, new SLAs and much, much more! Chapters: Service Level Agreements 0:17 Sto...Show More
#298: [Public Sector Special Series #6] - Bringing the White House to the World

16:54 | Feb 13th

Dr. Stephanie Tuszynski (Director of the Digital Library - White House Historical Association) speaks about how they used AWS to bring the experience of the White House to the world. https://www.whitehousehistory.org/
#298: [Public Sector Special Series #6] - Bringing the White House to the World

16:54 | Feb 13th

Dr. Stephanie Tuszynski (Director of the Digital Library - White House Historical Association) speaks about how they used AWS to bring the experience of the White House to the world. https://www.whitehousehistory.org/
#297: Reinforcement Learning with AWS DeepRacer

28:59 | Feb 10th

How are ML Models Trained? How can developers learn different approaches to solving business problems? How can we race model cars on a global scale? Todd Escalona (Solutions Architect Evangelist, AWS) joins Simon to dive into reinforcement learning a...Show More
#297: Reinforcement Learning with AWS DeepRacer

28:59 | Feb 10th

How are ML Models Trained? How can developers learn different approaches to solving business problems? How can we race model cars on a global scale? Todd Escalona (Solutions Architect Evangelist, AWS) joins Simon to dive into reinforcement learning a...Show More
#296: [Public Sector Special Series #5] - Creating Better Educational Outcomes Using AWS

16:39 | Feb 6th

Cesar Wedemann (QEDU) talks to Simon about how they gather Education data and provide this data to teachers and public schools to improve education in Brazil. They developed a free-access portal that offers easy visualization of brazilian Education o...Show More
#296: [Public Sector Special Series #5] - Creating Better Educational Outcomes Using AWS

16:39 | Feb 6th

Cesar Wedemann (QEDU) talks to Simon about how they gather Education data and provide this data to teachers and public schools to improve education in Brazil. They developed a free-access portal that offers easy visualization of brazilian Education o...Show More
#295: Creating a DevOps Workflow for Machine Learning Models

18:06 | Feb 2nd

Training your ML model is just one part of the puzzle; retaining it and deploying into production on a regular basis is key for great business outcomes. Simon speaks with John Calhoun (Machine Learning Specialist, AWS) about how to implement this in ...Show More
#295: Creating a DevOps Workflow for Machine Learning Models

18:06 | Feb 2nd

Training your ML model is just one part of the puzzle; retaining it and deploying into production on a regular basis is key for great business outcomes. Simon speaks with John Calhoun (Machine Learning Specialist, AWS) about how to implement this in ...Show More
#294: [Public Sector Special Series #4] - Using AI to make Content Available for Students at Imperial College of London

13:30 | Jan 30th

How do you train the next generation of Digital leaders? How do you provide them with a modern educational experience? Can you do it without technical expertise? Hear how Ruth Black (Teaching Fellow at the Digital Academy) applied Amazon Transcribe t...Show More
#294: [Public Sector Special Series #4] - Using AI to make Content Available for Students at Imperial College of London

13:30 | Jan 30th

How do you train the next generation of Digital leaders? How do you provide them with a modern educational experience? Can you do it without technical expertise? Hear how Ruth Black (Teaching Fellow at the Digital Academy) applied Amazon Transcribe t...Show More
#293: Diving into Data with Amazon Athena

13:30 | Jan 27th

Do you have lots of data to analyze? Is writing SQL a skill you have? Would you like to analyze massive amounts of data at low cost without capacity planning? In this episode, Simon shares how Amazon Athena can give you options you may not have consi...Show More
#293: Diving into Data with Amazon Athena

13:30 | Jan 27th

Do you have lots of data to analyze? Is writing SQL a skill you have? Would you like to analyze massive amounts of data at low cost without capacity planning? In this episode, Simon shares how Amazon Athena can give you options you may not have consi...Show More
#292: [Public Sector Special Series #3] - Moving to Microservices from an Organisational Standpoint

23:56 | Jan 23rd

Jeff Olson (VP & Chief Data Officer at College Board) talks about his experiences in fostering change from an organisational standpoint whilst moving to a microservices architecture. https://www.collegeboard.org/
#292: [Public Sector Special Series #3] - Moving to Microservices from an Organisational Standpoint

23:56 | Jan 23rd

Jeff Olson (VP & Chief Data Officer at College Board) talks about his experiences in fostering change from an organisational standpoint whilst moving to a microservices architecture. https://www.collegeboard.org/
#291: January 2019 Update

14:27 | Jan 20th

Simon takes you through a nice mix of updates and new things to take advantage of - even a price drop! Chapters: Service Level Agreements 00:19 Price Reduction 1:15 Databases 2:09 Service Region Expansion 3:52 Analytics 5:23 Machine Learning 7:13 Co...Show More
#291: January 2019 Update

14:27 | Jan 20th

Simon takes you through a nice mix of updates and new things to take advantage of - even a price drop! Chapters: Service Level Agreements 00:19 Price Reduction 1:15 Databases 2:09 Service Region Expansion 3:52 Analytics 5:23 Machine Learning 7:13 Co...Show More
#290: [Public Sector Special Series #2] - Using AWS to Power Research with the University of Liverpool and Alces Flight

21:54 | Jan 16th

Cliff Addison (University of Liverpool) joins with Will Mayers and Cristin Merritt (Alces Flight) to talk about High Performance Computing in the cloud and meeting the needs of researchers. https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/ https://alces-flight.com/
#290: [Public Sector Special Series #2] - Using AWS to Power Research with the University of Liverpool and Alces Flight

21:54 | Jan 16th

Cliff Addison (University of Liverpool) joins with Will Mayers and Cristin Merritt (Alces Flight) to talk about High Performance Computing in the cloud and meeting the needs of researchers. https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/ https://alces-flight.com/
#289: A Look at Amazon FSx For Windows File Server

20:28 | Jan 13th

Simon speaks with Andrew Crudge (Senior Product Manager, FSx) about this newly released service, capabilities available to customers and how to make the best use of it in your environment. https://aws.amazon.com/fsx/windows/
#289: A Look at Amazon FSx For Windows File Server

20:28 | Jan 13th

Simon speaks with Andrew Crudge (Senior Product Manager, FSx) about this newly released service, capabilities available to customers and how to make the best use of it in your environment. https://aws.amazon.com/fsx/windows/
#288: [Public Sector Special Series #1] - Tackling Culture Change when Moving to the Cloud

15:38 | Jan 9th

Sherry Stevens (National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)) talks about the cultural changes and lessons learned on their journey to the cloud. https://naic.org/
#288: [Public Sector Special Series #1] - Tackling Culture Change when Moving to the Cloud

15:38 | Jan 9th

Sherry Stevens (National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)) talks about the cultural changes and lessons learned on their journey to the cloud. https://naic.org/
#287: Log Diving with Amazon CloudWatch Logs Insights

08:27 | Jan 6th

Did you know you can work through Terabytes of log data in seconds with zero setup? Simon takes you through the capabilities of Amazon CloudWatch Logs Insights and how you can use it to resolve issues faster. Documentation: https://docs.aws.amazon.c...Show More
#287: Log Diving with Amazon CloudWatch Logs Insights

08:27 | Jan 6th

Did you know you can work through Terabytes of log data in seconds with zero setup? Simon takes you through the capabilities of Amazon CloudWatch Logs Insights and how you can use it to resolve issues faster. Documentation: https://docs.aws.amazon.c...Show More
#286: December 2018 Update Show

32:35 | Dec 30th, 2018

Simon takes you through the December updates to finish up 2018! Shownotes: Topic || Customer Engagement 0:23 Amazon Pinpoint Announces Event-Based Campaigns, Driving Personalization and Engagement | https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2018/12/...Show More
#286: December 2018 Update Show

32:35 | Dec 30th, 2018

Simon takes you through the December updates to finish up 2018! Shownotes: Topic || Customer Engagement 0:23 Amazon Pinpoint Announces Event-Based Campaigns, Driving Personalization and Engagement | https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2018/12/...Show More
#285: New Runtime Experiences in AWS Lambda

27:14 | Dec 23rd, 2018

Simon speaks with three Software Development Engineers (SDEs) from Amazon who worked on various aspects of the new AWS Lambda runtime capabilities. He is joined by Alex Wood, Bryan Moffatt and Marco Magdy who discuss the Layers experience, Ruby suppo...Show More
#285: New Runtime Experiences in AWS Lambda

27:14 | Dec 23rd, 2018

Simon speaks with three Software Development Engineers (SDEs) from Amazon who worked on various aspects of the new AWS Lambda runtime capabilities. He is joined by Alex Wood, Bryan Moffatt and Marco Magdy who discuss the Layers experience, Ruby suppo...Show More
#284: A Look at Some Useful Resources

14:19 | Dec 16th, 2018

What are some handy resources for AWS Customers? Simon takes you on a tour of a few handy ones - and even sneaks in a black-belt tip! Shownotes: Centralized Logging – AWS Answers | https://aws.amazon.com/answers/logging/centralized-logging/ AWS Deve...Show More
#284: A Look at Some Useful Resources

14:19 | Dec 16th, 2018

What are some handy resources for AWS Customers? Simon takes you on a tour of a few handy ones - and even sneaks in a black-belt tip! Shownotes: Centralized Logging – AWS Answers | https://aws.amazon.com/answers/logging/centralized-logging/ AWS Deve...Show More
#283: [AWS Security and Compliance Special #2] Answering Compliance and Data Privacy Questions

17:03 | Dec 12th, 2018

In the latest AWS Security & Compliance Podcast, we sit down with VP of Security Chad Woolf, who answers your compliance and data privacy questions. Including one of the most frequently asked questions from customers around the world, which is: how m...Show More
#283: [AWS Security and Compliance Special #2] Answering Compliance and Data Privacy Questions

17:03 | Dec 12th, 2018

In the latest AWS Security & Compliance Podcast, we sit down with VP of Security Chad Woolf, who answers your compliance and data privacy questions. Including one of the most frequently asked questions from customers around the world, which is: how m...Show More
#282: Diving Into the AWS Global Accelerator

13:19 | Dec 9th, 2018

At re:Invent 2018, the AWS Global Accelerator was launched, enabling customers to improve the availability and performance of the applications with a global user base. Simon speaks with Divya Sreekumar (Senior Product Manager AWS) about the benefits ...Show More
#282: Diving Into the AWS Global Accelerator

13:19 | Dec 9th, 2018

At re:Invent 2018, the AWS Global Accelerator was launched, enabling customers to improve the availability and performance of the applications with a global user base. Simon speaks with Divya Sreekumar (Senior Product Manager AWS) about the benefits ...Show More
#281: re:Invent 2018 Thursday Updates

18:32 | Nov 30th, 2018

Simon covers all the updates from Thursday as well as a special Partner interview (https://www.lumigo.io/) and behind the scenes look at This is My Architecture (https://aws.amazon.com/this-is-my-architecture/) Shownotes: New AWS Toolkits | https:/...Show More
#281: re:Invent 2018 Thursday Updates

18:32 | Nov 30th, 2018

Simon covers all the updates from Thursday as well as a special Partner interview (https://www.lumigo.io/) and behind the scenes look at This is My Architecture (https://aws.amazon.com/this-is-my-architecture/) Shownotes: New AWS Toolkits | https:/...Show More
#280: re:Invent 2018 Keynote and Wednesday Updates

30:32 | Nov 29th, 2018

Simon takes you through the updates of the day, and Andy Jassy's keynote - as well as a walk around the Expo Floor! Shownotes: Topic || Security AWS Security Hub | https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2018/11/introducing-aws-security-hub/ htt...Show More
#280: re:Invent 2018 Keynote and Wednesday Updates

30:32 | Nov 29th, 2018

Simon takes you through the updates of the day, and Andy Jassy's keynote - as well as a walk around the Expo Floor! Shownotes: Topic || Security AWS Security Hub | https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2018/11/introducing-aws-security-hub/ htt...Show More
#279: re:Invent Tuesday Night Update - LIVE Audience!

31:53 | Nov 28th, 2018

Simon & Jeff are joined by a live audience for the first time! Listen to some great updates and fun laughs. Shownotes: EFS Infrequent Access: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2018/11/coming-soon-amazon-efs-infrequent-access-storage-class/ S...Show More
#279: re:Invent Tuesday Night Update - LIVE Audience!

31:53 | Nov 28th, 2018

Simon & Jeff are joined by a live audience for the first time! Listen to some great updates and fun laughs. Shownotes: EFS Infrequent Access: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2018/11/coming-soon-amazon-efs-infrequent-access-storage-class/ S...Show More
#278: Live From re:Invent Midnight Madness 2018

53:47 | Nov 26th, 2018

Simon and Jeff record live from AWS re:Invent 2018 Midnight Madness!
#278: Live From re:Invent Midnight Madness 2018

53:47 | Nov 26th, 2018

Simon and Jeff record live from AWS re:Invent 2018 Midnight Madness!
#277: November 2018 Update Show

35:46 | Nov 18th, 2018

Simon takes you through lots of great new features and capabilities for customers, and also a special call out for listeners attending AWS re:Invent to get some AWS Podcast swag! Shownotes with timestamps: 1:42 Compute In the Works – AWS Region in...Show More
#277: November 2018 Update Show

35:46 | Nov 18th, 2018

Simon takes you through lots of great new features and capabilities for customers, and also a special call out for listeners attending AWS re:Invent to get some AWS Podcast swag! Shownotes with timestamps: 1:42 Compute In the Works – AWS Region in...Show More
#276: [Workforce Development Using AWS Educate#4] Re-Skilling Adult Learners

13:29 | Nov 14th, 2018

Singapore's National Trade Union Congress (NTUC) Learning Hub works with AWS Educate to reach a different audience — adult learners. Spearheading a global movement, the NTUC intends to train and re-skill 20,000 Singaporeans to build cloud computing s...Show More
#276: [Workforce Development Using AWS Educate#4] Re-Skilling Adult Learners

13:29 | Nov 14th, 2018

Singapore's National Trade Union Congress (NTUC) Learning Hub works with AWS Educate to reach a different audience — adult learners. Spearheading a global movement, the NTUC intends to train and re-skill 20,000 Singaporeans to build cloud computing s...Show More
#275: Using Technology To Help Children in Hospitals; Interview with ZOTT

34:18 | Nov 11th, 2018

How can the hospital experience be made a little easier for children suffering chronic illness and their caregivers? Simon speaks with Jon Shipman (CTO & Co-Founder) and Michael Powell (VP Marketing ) from ZOTT about their approach to the challenge. ...Show More
#275: Using Technology To Help Children in Hospitals; Interview with ZOTT

34:18 | Nov 11th, 2018

How can the hospital experience be made a little easier for children suffering chronic illness and their caregivers? Simon speaks with Jon Shipman (CTO & Co-Founder) and Michael Powell (VP Marketing ) from ZOTT about their approach to the challenge. ...Show More
#274: [AWS Security and Compliance Special#1] Diving into the Security Track at re:Invent 2018

13:46 | Nov 8th, 2018

This is a Special Series from AWS Security & Compliance. In this podcast, we’re previewing the security track at re:Invent. Staffers developing security track content offer their advice for navigating the learning conference that is expected to dra...Show More
#274: [AWS Security and Compliance Special#1] Diving into the Security Track at re:Invent 2018

13:46 | Nov 8th, 2018

This is a Special Series from AWS Security & Compliance. In this podcast, we’re previewing the security track at re:Invent. Staffers developing security track content offer their advice for navigating the learning conference that is expected to dra...Show More
#273: [Workforce Development Using AWS Educate#3] Designing a Cloud Course to Scale

14:51 | Nov 7th, 2018

The California Cloud Workforce Project (“CA Cloud”), a consortium of 19 LA County community colleges and their sister high schools, designed a Cloud Computing Certificate in collaboration with faculty at Santa Monica College and AWS Educate. Intended...Show More
#273: [Workforce Development Using AWS Educate#3] Designing a Cloud Course to Scale

14:51 | Nov 7th, 2018

The California Cloud Workforce Project (“CA Cloud”), a consortium of 19 LA County community colleges and their sister high schools, designed a Cloud Computing Certificate in collaboration with faculty at Santa Monica College and AWS Educate. Intended...Show More
#272: Refactoring in the Cloud

37:14 | Nov 4th, 2018

Once an application is in the Cloud - are you done? In this episode, Simon & Glenn Gore (Lead Architect, AWS Solutions Architecture) revisit an architecture they deployed back in 2014 on AWS and refactor it "on the fly"! Shownotes: Original Sentimen...Show More
#272: Refactoring in the Cloud

37:14 | Nov 4th, 2018

Once an application is in the Cloud - are you done? In this episode, Simon & Glenn Gore (Lead Architect, AWS Solutions Architecture) revisit an architecture they deployed back in 2014 on AWS and refactor it "on the fly"! Shownotes: Original Sentimen...Show More
#271: [Workforce Development Using AWS Educate#2] Launching a Cloud Associate Degree

16:54 | Oct 31st, 2018

Cloud computing has been highlighted by LinkedIn as the #1 in-demand global skill for the past three years in a row, with Northern Virginia housing one of the largest concentrations of IT jobs in the nation. Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA)...Show More
#271: [Workforce Development Using AWS Educate#2] Launching a Cloud Associate Degree

16:54 | Oct 31st, 2018

Cloud computing has been highlighted by LinkedIn as the #1 in-demand global skill for the past three years in a row, with Northern Virginia housing one of the largest concentrations of IT jobs in the nation. Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA)...Show More
#270: AWS Quest 2018

22:25 | Oct 28th, 2018

Do you like puzzles? Ozz the robot is travelling to AWS re:Invent 2018, but he needs a little help! This is your chance to work individually or with people around the world to solve cool puzzles. Simon and Jeff speak with Mike Selinker (President of ...Show More
#270: AWS Quest 2018

22:25 | Oct 28th, 2018

Do you like puzzles? Ozz the robot is travelling to AWS re:Invent 2018, but he needs a little help! This is your chance to work individually or with people around the world to solve cool puzzles. Simon and Jeff speak with Mike Selinker (President of ...Show More
#269: [Workforce Development Using AWS Educate#1] Igniting a Passion for Cloud Computing

14:26 | Oct 24th, 2018

This is a Special Series about Workforce Development Using AWS Educate. AWS Educate launches the AWS Siklab Pilipinas in Manila, Philippines. The Siklab — a Tagalog word that translates to a flame and spark — provided cloud essentials training and a...Show More
#269: [Workforce Development Using AWS Educate#1] Igniting a Passion for Cloud Computing

14:26 | Oct 24th, 2018

This is a Special Series about Workforce Development Using AWS Educate. AWS Educate launches the AWS Siklab Pilipinas in Manila, Philippines. The Siklab — a Tagalog word that translates to a flame and spark — provided cloud essentials training and a...Show More
#268: October 2018 Update Show

51:19 | Oct 22nd, 2018

Simon shares a great list of new capabilities for customers! Chapters: 00:00- 00:08 Opening 00:09 - 10:50 Compute 10:51 - 25:50 Database and Storage 25:51 - 28:25 Network 28:26 - 35:01 Development 35:09 - 39:03 AI/ML 39:04 - 45:04 System Managemen...Show More
#268: October 2018 Update Show

51:19 | Oct 22nd, 2018

Simon shares a great list of new capabilities for customers! Chapters: 00:00- 00:08 Opening 00:09 - 10:50 Compute 10:51 - 25:50 Database and Storage 25:51 - 28:25 Network 28:26 - 35:01 Development 35:09 - 39:03 AI/ML 39:04 - 45:04 System Managemen...Show More
#267: An Old Story

23:47 | Oct 14th, 2018

Behind technology is people! In a non-technically focussed episode Simon has a wide-ranging conversation with Allison Gumahad (International Proposal Manager, AWS) and Mike Gilmore (Senior Proposal Manager, AWS) about the affect of age and experience...Show More
#267: An Old Story

23:47 | Oct 14th, 2018

Behind technology is people! In a non-technically focussed episode Simon has a wide-ranging conversation with Allison Gumahad (International Proposal Manager, AWS) and Mike Gilmore (Senior Proposal Manager, AWS) about the affect of age and experience...Show More
#266: Next Generation Security with Automated Reasoning, an Artificial Intelligence Technology

27:37 | Oct 7th, 2018

AWS is implementing next generation security technology backed by automated reasoning, which uses mathematical logic to provide higher levels of security assurance. Automated reasoning automates the detection of entire classes of misconfigurations th...Show More
#266: Next Generation Security with Automated Reasoning, an Artificial Intelligence Technology

27:37 | Oct 7th, 2018

AWS is implementing next generation security technology backed by automated reasoning, which uses mathematical logic to provide higher levels of security assurance. Automated reasoning automates the detection of entire classes of misconfigurations th...Show More
#265: The State of Containers on AWS

30:21 | Sep 30th, 2018

Customers are using containers for all types of workloads. How can you best run them on AWS? Simon speaks with Arun Gupta (Principal Open Source Technologist, AWS) about different options and approaches that customers can use. They also discuss the o...Show More
#265: The State of Containers on AWS

30:21 | Sep 30th, 2018

Customers are using containers for all types of workloads. How can you best run them on AWS? Simon speaks with Arun Gupta (Principal Open Source Technologist, AWS) about different options and approaches that customers can use. They also discuss the o...Show More
#264: How to re:Invent

25:26 | Sep 23rd, 2018

Each year, we’re excited to bring our customers together to network, engage, and learn more about AWS at the largest gathering of the cloud computing community - AWS re:Invent. With so much to explore and learn, Simon is joined by Annie Hancock and J...Show More
#264: How to re:Invent

25:26 | Sep 23rd, 2018

Each year, we’re excited to bring our customers together to network, engage, and learn more about AWS at the largest gathering of the cloud computing community - AWS re:Invent. With so much to explore and learn, Simon is joined by Annie Hancock and J...Show More
#263: September Update Show

33:34 | Sep 15th, 2018

Simon walks you through some great new things you can use on your projects today! Shownotes: Amazon Lightsail Announces 50% Price Drop and Two New Instance Sizes | https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2018/08/amazon-lightsail-announces-50-per...Show More
#263: September Update Show

33:34 | Sep 15th, 2018

Simon walks you through some great new things you can use on your projects today! Shownotes: Amazon Lightsail Announces 50% Price Drop and Two New Instance Sizes | https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2018/08/amazon-lightsail-announces-50-per...Show More
#262: Using the AWS SDK for Ruby

23:01 | Sep 9th, 2018

Do you like to develop in Ruby? There are a raft of awesome features in the AWS SDK for Ruby that you might not be aware of! Simon is joined by Alex Wood to discuss all the goodies customers have access to. Shownotes: Getting Started Workshop: https...Show More
#262: Using the AWS SDK for Ruby

23:01 | Sep 9th, 2018

Do you like to develop in Ruby? There are a raft of awesome features in the AWS SDK for Ruby that you might not be aware of! Simon is joined by Alex Wood to discuss all the goodies customers have access to. Shownotes: Getting Started Workshop: https...Show More
#261: EC2 Compute Instances for AWS Snowball Edge

25:26 | Sep 2nd, 2018

Do you need to run compute remotely? Perhaps you need to provide IT shipboard? Or in the battlefield? Simon speaks with Ian Perez-Ponce all about this new capability. Shownotes: Jeff Barr’s Blog Post: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-ec2-comput...Show More
#261: EC2 Compute Instances for AWS Snowball Edge

25:26 | Sep 2nd, 2018

Do you need to run compute remotely? Perhaps you need to provide IT shipboard? Or in the battlefield? Simon speaks with Ian Perez-Ponce all about this new capability. Shownotes: Jeff Barr’s Blog Post: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-ec2-comput...Show More
#260: A Deep Dive Into Amazon Simple Storage Service

44:49 | Aug 26th, 2018

S3 is at the heart of many customer solutions today. It has come a long way since launch in 2006! Simon is joined by Alastair Cousins (Senior Solutions Architect, AWS) to explore both basic and advanced capabilities that you can take advantage of. S...Show More
#260: A Deep Dive Into Amazon Simple Storage Service

44:49 | Aug 26th, 2018

S3 is at the heart of many customer solutions today. It has come a long way since launch in 2006! Simon is joined by Alastair Cousins (Senior Solutions Architect, AWS) to explore both basic and advanced capabilities that you can take advantage of. S...Show More
#259: August Service Update Show

45:08 | Aug 19th, 2018

Simon takes you through a great list of new services, functions and capabilities - hopefully something for everyone! Shownotes: AWS Global Infrastructure: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/global-infrastructure/ Amazon EFS Now Supports Provisioned Th...Show More
#259: August Service Update Show

45:08 | Aug 19th, 2018

Simon takes you through a great list of new services, functions and capabilities - hopefully something for everyone! Shownotes: AWS Global Infrastructure: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/global-infrastructure/ Amazon EFS Now Supports Provisioned Th...Show More
#258: Automating Things the NoOps way with AWS Partner Cognizant

15:24 | Aug 12th, 2018

What kinds of things can you automate with AWS Lambda to operate a 'NoOps' style? Simon is joined by Paras (AWS) and Raghu (Conizant) to discuss what they have done. Shownotes: https://aws.amazon.com/partners/find/partnerdetails/?n=Cognizant&id=001E...Show More
#258: Automating Things the NoOps way with AWS Partner Cognizant

15:24 | Aug 12th, 2018

What kinds of things can you automate with AWS Lambda to operate a 'NoOps' style? Simon is joined by Paras (AWS) and Raghu (Conizant) to discuss what they have done. Shownotes: https://aws.amazon.com/partners/find/partnerdetails/?n=Cognizant&id=001E...Show More
#257: An Introduction to AWS PrivateLink

04:52 | Aug 5th, 2018

Did you know that AWS PrivateLink provides private connectivity between VPCs, AWS services, and on-premises applications, securely on the Amazon network? Learn how in this episode! https://aws.amazon.com/privatelink/
#257: An Introduction to AWS PrivateLink

04:52 | Aug 5th, 2018

Did you know that AWS PrivateLink provides private connectivity between VPCs, AWS services, and on-premises applications, securely on the Amazon network? Learn how in this episode! https://aws.amazon.com/privatelink/
#256: Using IoT For Smart Cities

14:49 | Jul 29th, 2018

How do Smart Cities actually work? Simon speaks with Craig Lawton (AWS IoT Specialist Solutions Architect) all about it! https://aws.amazon.com/smart-cities/
#256: Using IoT For Smart Cities

14:49 | Jul 29th, 2018

How do Smart Cities actually work? Simon speaks with Craig Lawton (AWS IoT Specialist Solutions Architect) all about it! https://aws.amazon.com/smart-cities/
#255: Building Deployment Pipelines - Interview with LEAP Dev

19:06 | Jul 22nd, 2018

Simon speaks with Gavin Smith (IT Manager) and Saman Tabatabaeian (Senior Cloud Engineer) from LEAP Dev about how they built an automated build pipeline that deploys containers to up to 10 AWS Regions at a time! Shownotes: https://leapdev.io/buildin...Show More
#255: Building Deployment Pipelines - Interview with LEAP Dev

19:06 | Jul 22nd, 2018

Simon speaks with Gavin Smith (IT Manager) and Saman Tabatabaeian (Senior Cloud Engineer) from LEAP Dev about how they built an automated build pipeline that deploys containers to up to 10 AWS Regions at a time! Shownotes: https://leapdev.io/buildin...Show More
#254: Understanding Amazon Comprehend

14:53 | Jul 15th, 2018

Do you want to unlock the meaning in text files? Have you wanted to understand and act upon customer sentiment from comments, reviews or even call-centre recordings? Simon is joined by Sireesha Muppala (AWS Solutions Architect) to show you how. Show...Show More
#254: Understanding Amazon Comprehend

14:53 | Jul 15th, 2018

Do you want to unlock the meaning in text files? Have you wanted to understand and act upon customer sentiment from comments, reviews or even call-centre recordings? Simon is joined by Sireesha Muppala (AWS Solutions Architect) to show you how. Show...Show More
#253: July Update Show

27:13 | Jul 8th, 2018

Simon takes you through another BIG set of updates - what will catch your imagination? Shownotes: AWS re:Invent 2018: https://reinvent.awsevents.com/ AWS Public Sector Summit Canberra: https://aws.amazon.com/summits/canberra-public-sector/ Amazon Q...Show More
#253: July Update Show

27:13 | Jul 8th, 2018

Simon takes you through another BIG set of updates - what will catch your imagination? Shownotes: AWS re:Invent 2018: https://reinvent.awsevents.com/ AWS Public Sector Summit Canberra: https://aws.amazon.com/summits/canberra-public-sector/ Amazon Q...Show More
#252: Amazon Elasticsearch Service Updates

22:01 | Jul 1st, 2018

Simon chats with Jon Handler (AWS Principal Solutions Architect) about a raft of useful updates and new capabilities of the Amazon Elasticsearch Service. Shownotes: VPC Support: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/amazon-elasticsearch-service-now-suppo...Show More
#252: Amazon Elasticsearch Service Updates

22:01 | Jul 1st, 2018

Simon chats with Jon Handler (AWS Principal Solutions Architect) about a raft of useful updates and new capabilities of the Amazon Elasticsearch Service. Shownotes: VPC Support: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/amazon-elasticsearch-service-now-suppo...Show More
#251: [Security and Compliance: GDPR Special#2] - Amazon GuardDuty

28:34 | Jun 26th, 2018

Amazon GuardDuty can be turned on with a single click and it doesn’t require deployment of software or security infrastructure. The service uses machine learning to monitor metadata for access activity, such as unusual API calls. GuardDuty also has t...Show More
#251: [Security and Compliance: GDPR Special#2] - Amazon GuardDuty

28:34 | Jun 26th, 2018

Amazon GuardDuty can be turned on with a single click and it doesn’t require deployment of software or security infrastructure. The service uses machine learning to monitor metadata for access activity, such as unusual API calls. GuardDuty also has t...Show More
#250: Making the Best Use of AWS Regions, Availability Zones and More

17:01 | Jun 24th, 2018

This week Simon takes you into the world of AWS Infrastructure. Regions. Availability Zones, Edge locations and more! Great for a refresher or to pick up new tips! Shownotes: AWS Infrastructure Map: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/global-infrastru...Show More
#250: Making the Best Use of AWS Regions, Availability Zones and More

17:01 | Jun 24th, 2018

This week Simon takes you into the world of AWS Infrastructure. Regions. Availability Zones, Edge locations and more! Great for a refresher or to pick up new tips! Shownotes: AWS Infrastructure Map: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/global-infrastru...Show More
#249: Diving into Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

12:29 | Jun 17th, 2018

Simon is joined by Chris Checco (Business Development Manager, AI/ML, AWS) to talk about how customers can best start their AI/ML journey. Including key tips and pitfalls to avoid. Shownotes: Machine Learning on AWS: https://aws.amazon.com/machine-...Show More
#249: Diving into Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

12:29 | Jun 17th, 2018

Simon is joined by Chris Checco (Business Development Manager, AI/ML, AWS) to talk about how customers can best start their AI/ML journey. Including key tips and pitfalls to avoid. Shownotes: Machine Learning on AWS: https://aws.amazon.com/machine-...Show More
#248: [Security and Compliance: GDPR Special#1] - AWS Key Management Service

19:40 | Jun 12th, 2018

AWS Key Management Service (KMS) makes it easy to create and control encryption keys, which could be used to meet encryption and deletion requirements like those associated with GDPR. Cryptographic deletion is the idea is that you can delete a relati...Show More
#248: [Security and Compliance: GDPR Special#1] - AWS Key Management Service

19:40 | Jun 12th, 2018

AWS Key Management Service (KMS) makes it easy to create and control encryption keys, which could be used to meet encryption and deletion requirements like those associated with GDPR. Cryptographic deletion is the idea is that you can delete a relati...Show More
#247: Diving Into AWS AppSync

17:59 | Jun 10th, 2018

Simon speaks with Ed Lima (AWS Solutions Architect) about AWS AppSync. What you can do with it, how it works and how to get started. Do you write mobile apps? Do you want data syncing? Do you need to integrate with a complex back-end? This is the epi...Show More
#247: Diving Into AWS AppSync

17:59 | Jun 10th, 2018

Simon speaks with Ed Lima (AWS Solutions Architect) about AWS AppSync. What you can do with it, how it works and how to get started. Do you write mobile apps? Do you want data syncing? Do you need to integrate with a complex back-end? This is the epi...Show More
#246: Service Update Mega-Show!

39:37 | Jun 3rd, 2018

This week Simon takes you though an extensive set of things new and interesting - hopefully something for everyone! Shownotes: Amazon Aurora Backtrack – Turn Back Time - AWS News Blog | https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/amazon-aurora-backtrack-turn-...Show More
#246: Service Update Mega-Show!

39:37 | Jun 3rd, 2018

This week Simon takes you though an extensive set of things new and interesting - hopefully something for everyone! Shownotes: Amazon Aurora Backtrack – Turn Back Time - AWS News Blog | https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/amazon-aurora-backtrack-turn-...Show More
#245: Cost Optimization For EC2

12:10 | May 27th, 2018

How do you approach cost optimisation for EC2? Peter Shi and Spencer Marley (Commercial Architects) speak with Simon about some of the most common techniques customers can use. Cost Optimisation: https://aws.amazon.com/pricing/cost-optimization/
#245: Cost Optimization For EC2

12:10 | May 27th, 2018

How do you approach cost optimisation for EC2? Peter Shi and Spencer Marley (Commercial Architects) speak with Simon about some of the most common techniques customers can use. Cost Optimisation: https://aws.amazon.com/pricing/cost-optimization/
#244: Building Your Own Q & A Bot

14:42 | May 20th, 2018

Building Your Own Q & A Bot Do your customers have questions they need answered 24/7? Ever wanted to build your own Q & A Bot? John Calhoun, AWS Solutions Architect, joins Simon to show you how! Shownotes: Q & A Bot Building Blog: https://aws.amazo...Show More
#244: Building Your Own Q & A Bot

14:42 | May 20th, 2018

Building Your Own Q & A Bot Do your customers have questions they need answered 24/7? Ever wanted to build your own Q & A Bot? John Calhoun, AWS Solutions Architect, joins Simon to show you how! Shownotes: Q & A Bot Building Blog: https://aws.amazo...Show More
#243: Have You Heard of the Essential 8?

11:55 | May 13th, 2018

Customers around the world strive to maintain a high security posture. But how is this best achieved? The Australian Signals Directorate recommends the “Essential 8” mitigation strategies that organisations should apply. Simon is joined by John Hilde...Show More
#243: Have You Heard of the Essential 8?

11:55 | May 13th, 2018

Customers around the world strive to maintain a high security posture. But how is this best achieved? The Australian Signals Directorate recommends the “Essential 8” mitigation strategies that organisations should apply. Simon is joined by John Hilde...Show More
#242: Using Built-in Algos with Amazon SageMaker

19:15 | May 6th, 2018

Did you know there are more than 10 built-in ML algos you can use when doing Machine Learning with Amazon SageMaker? Simon is joined by Julien Simon (Principal AI//ML Evangelist, AWS EMEA) to discuss how to use them best! Shownotes: Amazon SageMake...Show More
#242: Using Built-in Algos with Amazon SageMaker

19:15 | May 6th, 2018

Did you know there are more than 10 built-in ML algos you can use when doing Machine Learning with Amazon SageMaker? Simon is joined by Julien Simon (Principal AI//ML Evangelist, AWS EMEA) to discuss how to use them best! Shownotes: Amazon SageMake...Show More
#241: Service Update Show

32:03 | Apr 29th, 2018

Another big round up of useful new capabilities for customers! Shownotes: Announcing S3 One Zone-Infrequent Access, a New Amazon S3 Storage Class | https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2018/04/announcing-s3-one-zone-infrequent-access-a-new-am...Show More
#241: Service Update Show

32:03 | Apr 29th, 2018

Another big round up of useful new capabilities for customers! Shownotes: Announcing S3 One Zone-Infrequent Access, a New Amazon S3 Storage Class | https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2018/04/announcing-s3-one-zone-infrequent-access-a-new-am...Show More
#240: AWS Answers for Log Centralization and Game Analytics

16:04 | Apr 22nd, 2018

Call in the Solutions Builders! In this episode Simon speaks with Garvit Singh and Tom Horton from the AWS Solutions Builder team about the solutions for Centralised Logging and Game Analytics. Centralised Logging Solution: https://aws.amazon.com/an...Show More
#240: AWS Answers for Log Centralization and Game Analytics

16:04 | Apr 22nd, 2018

Call in the Solutions Builders! In this episode Simon speaks with Garvit Singh and Tom Horton from the AWS Solutions Builder team about the solutions for Centralised Logging and Game Analytics. Centralised Logging Solution: https://aws.amazon.com/an...Show More
#239: Tales of Public Sector Customers Moving to the Cloud

22:23 | Apr 15th, 2018

How can Government Agencies take advantage of the cloud to deliver better citizen services? Mark Ryland (Director of Solutions Architecture, AWS) chats with Simon about customer experiences in this sector, and what he has seen work. Shownotes Addres...Show More
#239: Tales of Public Sector Customers Moving to the Cloud

22:23 | Apr 15th, 2018

How can Government Agencies take advantage of the cloud to deliver better citizen services? Mark Ryland (Director of Solutions Architecture, AWS) chats with Simon about customer experiences in this sector, and what he has seen work. Shownotes Addres...Show More
#238: Chaos Engineering and Architecture with Adrian Cockcroft

27:05 | Apr 8th, 2018

Simon speaks with Adrian Cockcroft (VP of Cloud Architecture Strategy, AWS) about the domain of Chaos Engineering and Architecture. They also discuss AWS activity in the Open Source community. Shownotes: Adrian’s 2017 re:Invent Presentation: https:...Show More
#238: Chaos Engineering and Architecture with Adrian Cockcroft

27:05 | Apr 8th, 2018

Simon speaks with Adrian Cockcroft (VP of Cloud Architecture Strategy, AWS) about the domain of Chaos Engineering and Architecture. They also discuss AWS activity in the Open Source community. Shownotes: Adrian’s 2017 re:Invent Presentation: https:...Show More
#237: Improving Lives of People With Special Needs

10:18 | Apr 2nd, 2018

Technology can enable people with Special Needs to access more services than ever before, and improve their quality of life. In this episode Simon speaks with Robin Dautricourt, Product Manager for Amazon Polly about some of the things people are doi...Show More
#237: Improving Lives of People With Special Needs

10:18 | Apr 2nd, 2018

Technology can enable people with Special Needs to access more services than ever before, and improve their quality of life. In this episode Simon speaks with Robin Dautricourt, Product Manager for Amazon Polly about some of the things people are doi...Show More
#236: Service Update Show

29:52 | Mar 25th, 2018

It is update time! Simon shares a great selection of new things for customers - what will be your favourite? Shownotes: Amazon Polly Gives WordPress a Voice! - AWS Machine Learning Blog | https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/machine-learning/amazon-polly-g...Show More
#236: Service Update Show

29:52 | Mar 25th, 2018

It is update time! Simon shares a great selection of new things for customers - what will be your favourite? Shownotes: Amazon Polly Gives WordPress a Voice! - AWS Machine Learning Blog | https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/machine-learning/amazon-polly-g...Show More
#235: Elections on AWS

23:12 | Mar 19th, 2018

Elections and their associated campaigns are important, complex and an great example of a “spikey one shot deal workload”. Simon speaks with Michael Jackson (Strategy Lead, State & Local Government, AWS) and Leo Zhadanovsky (Principal Solutions Archi...Show More
#235: Elections on AWS

23:12 | Mar 19th, 2018

Elections and their associated campaigns are important, complex and an great example of a “spikey one shot deal workload”. Simon speaks with Michael Jackson (Strategy Lead, State & Local Government, AWS) and Leo Zhadanovsky (Principal Solutions Archi...Show More
#234: A History of the AWS Blog

23:02 | Mar 6th, 2018

Simon is joined by Jeff Barr, Ana Visneski & Daniel Westermann-Clark to discuss why the AWS Blog exists, how it gets produced and a few other interesting things you might want to hear about!! The AWS Blog: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/
#234: A History of the AWS Blog

23:02 | Mar 6th, 2018

Simon is joined by Jeff Barr, Ana Visneski & Daniel Westermann-Clark to discuss why the AWS Blog exists, how it gets produced and a few other interesting things you might want to hear about!! The AWS Blog: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/
#233: Integrating SFTP and Enterprise Challenges with Thorn Technologies

21:03 | Mar 5th, 2018

Do you have SFTP in your environment? How about need to do a lift-and-shift of a high volume system? Simon speaks with Jeff Thorn, CEO of Thorn Technologies about how they have helped customer overcome these and other challenges using AWS. Shownote...Show More
#233: Integrating SFTP and Enterprise Challenges with Thorn Technologies

21:03 | Mar 5th, 2018

Do you have SFTP in your environment? How about need to do a lift-and-shift of a high volume system? Simon speaks with Jeff Thorn, CEO of Thorn Technologies about how they have helped customer overcome these and other challenges using AWS. Shownote...Show More
#232: Diving Into AWS WAF

14:17 | Feb 26th, 2018

What is a WAF and why would you use it? Simon speaks with Sundar Jayashenkar (Senior Product Manager, AWS) to get into some detail. https://aws.amazon.com/waf/
#232: Diving Into AWS WAF

14:17 | Feb 26th, 2018

What is a WAF and why would you use it? Simon speaks with Sundar Jayashenkar (Senior Product Manager, AWS) to get into some detail. https://aws.amazon.com/waf/
#231: Lessons From a New Amazonian

22:32 | Feb 19th, 2018

Simon chats with Sandy Carter (AWS VP of Enterprise Workloads) about her blog post where she discusses her experiences joining Amazon. Blog post: http://innovationexcellence.com/blog/2017/09/01/seven-valuable-lessons-from-a-new-amazonian/
#231: Lessons From a New Amazonian

22:32 | Feb 19th, 2018

Simon chats with Sandy Carter (AWS VP of Enterprise Workloads) about her blog post where she discusses her experiences joining Amazon. Blog post: http://innovationexcellence.com/blog/2017/09/01/seven-valuable-lessons-from-a-new-amazonian/
#230: Service Update Show

37:56 | Feb 12th, 2018

Simon & Jeff get together to review a raft of updates large and small! Shownotes: Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) now Allows Customers to Tag Their Elastic IP Addresses | https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2017/12/amazon-virtual-private-...Show More
#230: Service Update Show

37:56 | Feb 12th, 2018

Simon & Jeff get together to review a raft of updates large and small! Shownotes: Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) now Allows Customers to Tag Their Elastic IP Addresses | https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2017/12/amazon-virtual-private-...Show More
#229: Redefining Edge Computing

21:47 | Feb 5th, 2018

With the GA launch of AWS Greengrass and bundled support for embedded Lambda Compute in Snowball Edge appliances, AWS is broadening the scope of opportunity for customers with varying edge computing needs. Simon speaks with Todd Varland and Ian Perez...Show More
#229: Redefining Edge Computing

21:47 | Feb 5th, 2018

With the GA launch of AWS Greengrass and bundled support for embedded Lambda Compute in Snowball Edge appliances, AWS is broadening the scope of opportunity for customers with varying edge computing needs. Simon speaks with Todd Varland and Ian Perez...Show More
#228: Deep Dive into AWS Service Catalog

20:31 | Jan 29th, 2018

How do you manage fast time to market whilst maintaining governance in a large Enterprise? AWS Service Catalog can help! Simon speaks with Clive D’Souza (Global Head of Business Development for AWS Service Catalog) about how customers are modernising...Show More
#228: Deep Dive into AWS Service Catalog

20:31 | Jan 29th, 2018

How do you manage fast time to market whilst maintaining governance in a large Enterprise? AWS Service Catalog can help! Simon speaks with Clive D’Souza (Global Head of Business Development for AWS Service Catalog) about how customers are modernising...Show More
#227: Migrating from the AWS CLI to Windows PowerShell

17:45 | Jan 22nd, 2018

Simon speaks with Trevor Sullivan (Solutions Architect, AWS) about the capabilities of AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell. Are you an AWS CLI fan? Are you a PowerShell guru? This episode is for you! Shownotes: https://aws.amazon.com/powershell/
#227: Migrating from the AWS CLI to Windows PowerShell

17:45 | Jan 22nd, 2018

Simon speaks with Trevor Sullivan (Solutions Architect, AWS) about the capabilities of AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell. Are you an AWS CLI fan? Are you a PowerShell guru? This episode is for you! Shownotes: https://aws.amazon.com/powershell/
#226: Service Update Show

22:14 | Jan 15th, 2018

Simon reviews some of the updates to AWS services, a new Alexa Skill, a repository of all AWS re:Invent 2017 content as well as a black-belt tip! Shownotes: Amazon Route 53 Releases Auto Naming API for Service Name Management and Discovery | https:/...Show More
#226: Service Update Show

22:14 | Jan 15th, 2018

Simon reviews some of the updates to AWS services, a new Alexa Skill, a repository of all AWS re:Invent 2017 content as well as a black-belt tip! Shownotes: Amazon Route 53 Releases Auto Naming API for Service Name Management and Discovery | https:/...Show More
#225: Building Your Data Lake Foundation

15:51 | Jan 8th, 2018

Simon speaks with Carla Cole (Vice President, Sales) and Mick Bass (Senior Vice President, Big Data Practice) at 47Lining about an AWS Quick Start available to get your Data Lake up and running fast! https://aws.amazon.com/quickstart/architecture/da...Show More
#225: Building Your Data Lake Foundation

15:51 | Jan 8th, 2018

Simon speaks with Carla Cole (Vice President, Sales) and Mick Bass (Senior Vice President, Big Data Practice) at 47Lining about an AWS Quick Start available to get your Data Lake up and running fast! https://aws.amazon.com/quickstart/architecture/da...Show More
#224: Serverless IoT Workloads at the Edge

17:39 | Jan 1st, 2018

How can you manage preventative maintenance without having to learn low level SCADA languages? Simon speaks with Shane Baldacchino (Solutions Architect, AWS) about applying AWS Greengrass, AWS Step Functions and AWS Lambda@Edge. Watch Shane’s AWS De...Show More
#224: Serverless IoT Workloads at the Edge

17:39 | Jan 1st, 2018

How can you manage preventative maintenance without having to learn low level SCADA languages? Simon speaks with Shane Baldacchino (Solutions Architect, AWS) about applying AWS Greengrass, AWS Step Functions and AWS Lambda@Edge. Watch Shane’s AWS De...Show More
#223: Bringing Characters to Life with Amazon Polly Text-to-Speech

10:22 | Dec 25th, 2017

Gaming, media and entertainment have never been bigger business. Amazon Polly makes it easy to add voice for both static and dynamic content; developers can animate avatars and highlight text as it is currently spoken in mobile apps and video games, ...Show More
#223: Bringing Characters to Life with Amazon Polly Text-to-Speech

10:22 | Dec 25th, 2017

Gaming, media and entertainment have never been bigger business. Amazon Polly makes it easy to add voice for both static and dynamic content; developers can animate avatars and highlight text as it is currently spoken in mobile apps and video games, ...Show More
#222: Getting AWS Answers

16:34 | Dec 18th, 2017

You have AWS questions? We have answers! Simon speaks with Garvit Singh (Solutions Builder) and John Stamper (Principal Solutions Builder) about solutions that have been built for use by AWS customers. These are fully deployable via AWS CloudFormatio...Show More
#222: Getting AWS Answers

16:34 | Dec 18th, 2017

You have AWS questions? We have answers! Simon speaks with Garvit Singh (Solutions Builder) and John Stamper (Principal Solutions Builder) about solutions that have been built for use by AWS customers. These are fully deployable via AWS CloudFormatio...Show More
#221: So What Does a Technical Account Manager Do These Days?

24:11 | Dec 11th, 2017

Simon speaks with Jenny Davies and Marc Napoli (both Technical Account Managers at AWS) to learn more about what the role entails and how they help customers. Shownotes: Interested in a TAM Role? visit https://www.amazon.jobs and search for "TAM" ...Show More
#221: So What Does a Technical Account Manager Do These Days?

24:11 | Dec 11th, 2017

Simon speaks with Jenny Davies and Marc Napoli (both Technical Account Managers at AWS) to learn more about what the role entails and how they help customers. Shownotes: Interested in a TAM Role? visit https://www.amazon.jobs and search for "TAM" ...Show More
#220: AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 2 Update

16:48 | Dec 1st, 2017

Simon takes you through even more news from re:Invent 2017! Shownotes: Announcing Alexa for Business: Using Amazon Alexa’s Voice Enabled Devices for Workplaces - AWS News Blog | https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/launch-announcing-alexa-for-business-...Show More
#220: AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 2 Update

16:48 | Dec 1st, 2017

Simon takes you through even more news from re:Invent 2017! Shownotes: Announcing Alexa for Business: Using Amazon Alexa’s Voice Enabled Devices for Workplaces - AWS News Blog | https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/launch-announcing-alexa-for-business-...Show More
#219: AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 1 Update

37:57 | Nov 30th, 2017

Simon covers a raft of the announcements made at the re:Invent Keynote and other announcements of note! Shownotes: New- AWS IoT Device Management - AWS News Blog | https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/aws-iot-device-management/ Presenting AWS IoT Anal...Show More
#219: AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 1 Update

37:57 | Nov 30th, 2017

Simon covers a raft of the announcements made at the re:Invent Keynote and other announcements of note! Shownotes: New- AWS IoT Device Management - AWS News Blog | https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/aws-iot-device-management/ Presenting AWS IoT Anal...Show More
#218: Mega-Update Special

42:34 | Nov 27th, 2017

Simon takes you through a “Mega” set of updates and new things. Grab a coffee (he makes a recommendation!) and hopefully there will be at least one update that makes you smile! Links: How to Prepare for AWS’s Move to Its Own Certificate Authority: ...Show More
#218: Mega-Update Special

42:34 | Nov 27th, 2017

Simon takes you through a “Mega” set of updates and new things. Grab a coffee (he makes a recommendation!) and hopefully there will be at least one update that makes you smile! Links: How to Prepare for AWS’s Move to Its Own Certificate Authority: ...Show More
#217: Learning More with AWS Educate

18:50 | Nov 20th, 2017

Simon speaks with Ken Eisner, Senior Manager of Worldwide AWS Education Programs about AWS Educate. Are you an educator looking for up-to-date content for your curriculum? Are you a student wanting to get modern, relevant qualifications? Do you want ...Show More
#217: Learning More with AWS Educate

18:50 | Nov 20th, 2017

Simon speaks with Ken Eisner, Senior Manager of Worldwide AWS Education Programs about AWS Educate. Are you an educator looking for up-to-date content for your curriculum? Are you a student wanting to get modern, relevant qualifications? Do you want ...Show More
#216: Improving your Mobile Engagement with Amazon Pinpoint

10:55 | Nov 13th, 2017

App developers spend incredible time, resources, and effort to grow their app audiences, but once you've acquired a user, it's easier and cheaper to retain and engage them via messaging and notifications. In this podcast we introduce AWS Pinpoint for...Show More
#216: Improving your Mobile Engagement with Amazon Pinpoint

10:55 | Nov 13th, 2017

App developers spend incredible time, resources, and effort to grow their app audiences, but once you've acquired a user, it's easier and cheaper to retain and engage them via messaging and notifications. In this podcast we introduce AWS Pinpoint for...Show More
#215: Look Who’s Talking? – Building Text-to-Speech Applications

13:33 | Nov 6th, 2017

Amazon Polly is a service that turns text into lifelike speech, making it easy to develop applications that use high-quality speech to increase engagement and accessibility. In this episode Simon speaks with Robin Dautricourt, Product Manager for Ama...Show More
#215: Look Who’s Talking? – Building Text-to-Speech Applications

13:33 | Nov 6th, 2017

Amazon Polly is a service that turns text into lifelike speech, making it easy to develop applications that use high-quality speech to increase engagement and accessibility. In this episode Simon speaks with Robin Dautricourt, Product Manager for Ama...Show More
#214: VMware Cloud on AWS

15:10 | Oct 30th, 2017

VMware Cloud on AWS is now available to customers. Simon speaks with Andy Reedy, Manager of Solutions Architecture at AWS, about how it works and what customers can do with this capability. https://aws.amazon.com/vmware/
#214: VMware Cloud on AWS

15:10 | Oct 30th, 2017

VMware Cloud on AWS is now available to customers. Simon speaks with Andy Reedy, Manager of Solutions Architecture at AWS, about how it works and what customers can do with this capability. https://aws.amazon.com/vmware/
#213: Diving into Amazon AppStream 2.0

15:17 | Oct 23rd, 2017

Amazon AppStream 2.0 is a fully managed, secure application streaming service that allows you to stream desktop applications from AWS to any device running a web browser, without rewriting them. Simon speaks with Deepak Suryanarayanan, Senior Product...Show More
#213: Diving into Amazon AppStream 2.0

15:17 | Oct 23rd, 2017

Amazon AppStream 2.0 is a fully managed, secure application streaming service that allows you to stream desktop applications from AWS to any device running a web browser, without rewriting them. Simon speaks with Deepak Suryanarayanan, Senior Product...Show More
#212: A Big Round of Updates

20:54 | Oct 16th, 2017

Simon takes a walk through LOTS of the updates that have been happening for AWS Customers. Shownotes New – Per-Second Billing for EC2 Instances and EBS Volumes - AWS Blog | https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-per-second-billing-for-ec2-instances...Show More
#212: A Big Round of Updates

20:54 | Oct 16th, 2017

Simon takes a walk through LOTS of the updates that have been happening for AWS Customers. Shownotes New – Per-Second Billing for EC2 Instances and EBS Volumes - AWS Blog | https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-per-second-billing-for-ec2-instances...Show More
#211: Data Warehouse Modernization

19:11 | Oct 9th, 2017

In this episode Simon speaks with Carla Cole (Vice President, Sales) and Mick Bass (Senior Vice President, Big Data Practice) at 47Lining along with Chris Perkins (AWS) about the AWS Quick Start for Data Warehouse Modernization and how you can get th...Show More
#211: Data Warehouse Modernization

19:11 | Oct 9th, 2017

In this episode Simon speaks with Carla Cole (Vice President, Sales) and Mick Bass (Senior Vice President, Big Data Practice) at 47Lining along with Chris Perkins (AWS) about the AWS Quick Start for Data Warehouse Modernization and how you can get th...Show More
#210: Fast Cars and Software with TRD

23:57 | Oct 2nd, 2017

Simon speaks with Chris Andronaco Manager of Technology TRD about agile, developing software and what it takes to support high-performance car racing teams. TRD: http://www.trdusa.com/
#210: Fast Cars and Software with TRD

23:57 | Oct 2nd, 2017

Simon speaks with Chris Andronaco Manager of Technology TRD about agile, developing software and what it takes to support high-performance car racing teams. TRD: http://www.trdusa.com/
#209: A Look at Amazon Cognito

13:46 | Sep 25th, 2017

One of the biggest problems in the mobile application industry is optimizing the user on-boarding process. For most applications, you can't really monetize your app until a user has signed up. But implementing and managing all of the complex machiner...Show More
#209: A Look at Amazon Cognito

13:46 | Sep 25th, 2017

One of the biggest problems in the mobile application industry is optimizing the user on-boarding process. For most applications, you can't really monetize your app until a user has signed up. But implementing and managing all of the complex machiner...Show More
#208: It is Update Time!

15:26 | Sep 18th, 2017

Simon takes you through a set of service updates large and small! Shownotes: AWS CloudFormation and DAX: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2017/08/aws-cloudformation-support-for-amazon-dynamodb-accelerator-dax/ VPC Endpoints for DynamoDB:...Show More
#208: It is Update Time!

15:26 | Sep 18th, 2017

Simon takes you through a set of service updates large and small! Shownotes: AWS CloudFormation and DAX: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2017/08/aws-cloudformation-support-for-amazon-dynamodb-accelerator-dax/ VPC Endpoints for DynamoDB:...Show More
#207: Alfresco AWS Quick Start

20:43 | Sep 11th, 2017

Did you want to get Alfresco up and running fast, securely and reliably on AWS? Listen to how Alfresco (Toni de la Fuente, Cloud Architect and Leader of Security Operations, Alfresco) and AWS (Santiago Cardenas, Partner Solutions Architect, AWS) crea...Show More
#207: Alfresco AWS Quick Start

20:43 | Sep 11th, 2017

Did you want to get Alfresco up and running fast, securely and reliably on AWS? Listen to how Alfresco (Toni de la Fuente, Cloud Architect and Leader of Security Operations, Alfresco) and AWS (Santiago Cardenas, Partner Solutions Architect, AWS) crea...Show More
#206: Diving into AWS Device Farm

14:28 | Sep 4th, 2017

One of the biggest problems for mobile app developers is delivering quality applications that get high ratings and reviews in the app store. All it takes is a few bad ratings, and users will be unlikely to even download your application. One of the k...Show More
#206: Diving into AWS Device Farm

14:28 | Sep 4th, 2017

One of the biggest problems for mobile app developers is delivering quality applications that get high ratings and reviews in the app store. All it takes is a few bad ratings, and users will be unlikely to even download your application. One of the k...Show More
#205: More and More Updates

13:00 | Aug 28th, 2017

This episode takes you through a collection of handy updates to existing services, and a new Security whitepaper. Shownotes: AWS CodePipeline: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2017/06/aws-codepipeline-adds-ability-to-view-history-of-pipel...Show More
#205: More and More Updates

13:00 | Aug 28th, 2017

This episode takes you through a collection of handy updates to existing services, and a new Security whitepaper. Shownotes: AWS CodePipeline: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2017/06/aws-codepipeline-adds-ability-to-view-history-of-pipel...Show More
#204: Lots of New Things!

16:50 | Aug 21st, 2017

In this episode Simon gets you caught up on some useful new services including those to help you with ETL, Migration and Data Leakage protection! Shownotes: AWS Glue: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/launch-aws-glue-now-generally-available/ AWS Cl...Show More
#204: Lots of New Things!

16:50 | Aug 21st, 2017

In this episode Simon gets you caught up on some useful new services including those to help you with ETL, Migration and Data Leakage protection! Shownotes: AWS Glue: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/launch-aws-glue-now-generally-available/ AWS Cl...Show More
#203: Diving Into Parameter Store

08:03 | Jul 31st, 2017

Where do you store your sensitive config info and passwords for your applications? In this episode Simon dives into the Parameter Store and how you can use it to protect and access your sensitive data. Shownotes: EC2 Systems Manager Parameter Store...Show More
#202: The AWS Well-Architected Framework

13:00 | Jul 24th, 2017

Simon speaks with Philip “Fitz” Fitzsimons, Global Well-Architected Lead, and Herman Coomans, Senior Solutions Architect, all about the AWS Well Architected framework. They discuss what it consists of, how customers can apply it, and what they have l...Show More
#201: A Raft of Updates

13:34 | Jul 10th, 2017

It is time again to catch up on a raft of updates for customers! This week’s updates include: AWS Trusted Advisor, Amazon Workspaces, AWS IoT Button, AWS Mobile Hub, Amazon ECS and Amazon DynamoDB just to name a few!
#200: Introduction to Apache MXNet on AWS

23:57 | Jul 2nd, 2017

In this episode Simon talks about Apache MXNet on AWS with Julien Simon, Principal Technical Evangelist AWS. They discuss what it is and how to get started. Apache MXNet on AWS: https://aws.amazon.com/mxnet/ Amazon EC2 P2 Instances: https://aws.amaz...Show More
#199: Innovation with Windows on AWS

14:02 | Jun 25th, 2017

In this episode Simon chats with Sandy Carter, Amazon VP of Windows & Enterprise Workloads, about the type of innovation companies can undertake, and how the Windows ecosystem on AWS fits into this. Links: Windows on AWS: https://aws.amazon.com/wind...Show More
#198 [Startup Stories Special #6] - Hiring for startups

30:30 | Jun 23rd, 2017

In the early stages, hiring the right people can be as critical as an original great idea. In this episode we’re joined by Andrew Thompson, ex-VP of Engineering at Yoyo Wallet and Will Bentinck, Head of Careers at Makers Academy who talk about their ...Show More
#197: Changing your Business with Amazon Kinesis

23:50 | Jun 19th, 2017

Simon speaks with Roger Barga, General Manager for Amazon Kinesis, about how streaming is changing the way organisations are building systems and creating modern, responsive interactions with their customers. Useful Links: Amazon Kinesis: https://aw...Show More
#196 [Startup Stories Special #5] - Going global with a startup

20:08 | Jun 15th, 2017

Having a scalable idea is a dream of any startup founder. But with multiple markets and countries to consider, putting that idea into action is a whole new ballgame. Hear how AWS customer and startup success Once, a dating app with a unique approach,...Show More
#195: Mapping Services to Regions and Lots of Updates

10:26 | Jun 12th, 2017

In this episode Simon discusses how to see which services are available in each AWS Region, gives you the long list of AWS Direct Connect locations plus a raft of other updates. Region Table: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/global-infrastructure/re...Show More
#194 [Startup Stories Special #4] - Starting a challenger bank from scratch

18:24 | Jun 8th, 2017

This week in the AWS Startup Stories special, Darren talks to Anne Boden, CEO & founder of Starling Bank, about her experience on building a mobile only bank from scratch, dealing with regulators, and launching a public API Marketplace. Enjoy! AWS...Show More
193: Amazon EC2 Container Service Update

11:51 | Jun 5th, 2017

This week Simon recaps what has been happening in the Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS) world and how customers are taking advantage of some of the new capabilities. https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/amazon-ec2-container-service-launch-recap-custome...Show More
#192: [Startup Stories Special #3] - Securing VC backing

22:41 | Jun 1st, 2017

In this episode of Startup Stories we cover VC funding and how to build longlasting relationships with investors. You will hear both sides of the story from Robin Klein, General Partner at VC fund Local Globe on what he looks for when making investme...Show More
#191: New EBS Snapshot Cost Allocation plus AWS Training and Certification Portal

05:15 | May 29th, 2017

In a shorter episode, Simon takes you through the new Cost Allocation for EBS Snapshots and the new AWS Training & Certification Portal. AWS re:Invent 2016: Cost Optimizing Your Architecture: Practical Design Steps For Savings (ARC310): https://www....Show More
#190: [Startup Stories Special #2] - Crowdfunding for startups

26:53 | May 25th, 2017

In the second episode of the AWS Startup Stories special, Darren talks to two special guests innovating on AWS in the fintech space. Tom Blomfield, CEO and founder of Monzo, mobile-only bank, and Darren Westlake, CEO and co-founder of Crowdcube, the ...Show More
#189: Removing What is Not Needed and Some Service Updates

18:07 | May 22nd, 2017

In this episode Simon discusses the importance of re-visiting Services to ensure you reduce the amount of undifferentiated heavy lifting you have in your architecture. Then he covers a raft of updates big and small. Shownotes: AWS and Ionic: https:/...Show More
#188: [Startup Stories Special #1] - OLIO – How a social startup took off

33:08 | May 18th, 2017

In this first episode of the AWS Startup Stories special, Darren Mowry, Head of Startup Business Development and Venture Capital at AWS EMEA, talks to Tessa Cook, co-founder and CEO of food sharing app and AWS startup customer OLIO, about growing a s...Show More
#187: Data Lakes & IoT

23:59 | May 15th, 2017

Simon interviews Sri Elapolu, Senior Manager IoT Public Sector Practice, about Data Lakes, IoT and what customers are doing with the technology now and into the future. Shownotes: Smart Cities: https://aws.amazon.com/smart-cities/ City on a Cloud: ...Show More
#186: A Bumper Collection of Updates

37:15 | May 8th, 2017

This episode covers a bumper collection of things new and updated! Price reductions, new services, AI, ML, Big Data, FPGAs, Databases and more! The bumper list of shownotes: https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2017/04/amazon-kinesis-firehose-...Show More
#185: Updates and Services Working Better Together

10:07 | May 1st, 2017

Simon discusses a variety of updates and some great Services that now work even better together! City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge: https://aws.amazon.com/stateandlocal/cityonacloud/ EC2 Run Command as a target for Amazon CloudWatch Events: http...Show More
#184: Updates to Make Your Day

11:51 | Apr 23rd, 2017

In this episode Simon catches you up on some new features and capabilities that just might make your day! AWS Resource Tagging API: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-aws-resource-tagging-api/ Tag EC2 Instances & EBS Volumes on Create: https://aws...Show More
#183: Lots of Updates

11:21 | Apr 17th, 2017

Simon covers a raft of changes, big and small, across a wide variety of services for customers. City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge: https://aws.amazon.com/stateandlocal/cityonacloud/ New Amazon Aurora instance type support: https://aws.amazon.com...Show More
#182: Start-up Interview - Turbot

12:47 | Apr 10th, 2017

In this episode Simon interviews Nathan Wallace, Founder & CEO at Turbot, about using AWS in large Enterprises with Software Defined Operations. https://turbot.com/
#181: Amazon Connect

09:39 | Apr 3rd, 2017

In this episode Simon gives you an introduction to a new Customer Contact Centre in the cloud - called Amazon Connect. https://aws.amazon.com/connect/
#180: Amazon Lightsail

12:27 | Mar 27th, 2017

In this episode Simon talks about Amazon Lightsail with Emily Kruger, Product Manager for Amazon Lightsail. They discuss what it can be used for, and where customers get the most benefit. https://amazonlightsail.com/
#179: AWS Database Migration Service

15:44 | Mar 20th, 2017

Simon speaks with Paras Bhuva, AWS Partner Solutions Architect, all about the AWS Database Migration Service and Schema Migration Tool. Where it is used and what customers need to know. https://aws.amazon.com/dms/
#178: Security in Serverless Architectures

29:10 | Mar 10th, 2017

In this special episode, Bryan Liston, Developer Advocate for AWS Serverless, speaks with Mark Nunnikhoven, Vice President, Cloud Research, TrendMicro and Adam Johnson, Cofounder at IOpipes. The discuss considerations for security in serverless archi...Show More
#177: Even More Services Updates

14:15 | Mar 3rd, 2017

Lots of updates this week as Simon does a “lightning look” as some interesting updates - with a special emphasis on getting data insights with very little work! Shownotes: Kinesis Firehose with Lambda - https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/20...Show More
#176: Lots of Service Updates & a Black Belt Tip

16:02 | Feb 27th, 2017

This week Simon takes you through a selection of more recent Service updates as well as a black belt tip! Shownotes: Attach IAM Role to Running EC2 Instance: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/security/new-attach-an-aws-iam-role-to-an-existing-amazon-ec2...Show More
#175: Artificial Intelligence with Dr. Matt Wood

25:45 | Feb 17th, 2017

Simon sits down with Dr Matt Wood, GM of Artificial Intelligence at AWS, to talk about the emerging world of AI. They also do a little reminiscing of days gone by! Shownotes: Amazon Lex: https://aws.amazon.com/lex/ Amazon Polly: https://aws.amazon.c...Show More