Lee@Scale

Lee@Scale is a blog containing information, events, stories, articles, and publications by and about Lee Atchison.

Why Saas Is the Best Way to Monitor on Premises Environments

Why Saas Is the Best Way to Monitor on Premises Environments

It’s past time to debunk an idea that’s somehow still kicking around in application performance monitoring circles. Put simply, just because you have an on-premises technology environment does not mean you need an on-premises monitoring solution.

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MDA Episode #10 - How to Improve Application Availability, p1

MDA Episode #10 - How to Improve Application Availability, p1

Episode #10 – How to Improve Application Availability, p1 Modern applications require high availability. Our customers expect it, our customers demand it. But building a modern scalable application that has high availability is not easy and does not happen automatically.

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Meet the Expert Lee Atchison on the Cloud

Meet the Expert Lee Atchison on the Cloud

Did you think moving to the cloud would be easy? You’re not alone. Countless CTOs admit now that they had no idea how hard it would be and that they would make many mistakes along the way.

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Forget Aws Lambda Kubernetes and Fargate What We Need Is Beyond All Three

Forget Aws Lambda Kubernetes and Fargate What We Need Is Beyond All Three

In 2018 I wrote Forget AWS Lambda, so long Kubernetes, this is the future of serverless here on diginomica. My point in that article being that the future of computation was not going to be neither Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) offerings, such as AWS Lambda, nor the management of fleets of servers to operate containers, as is necessary for Kubernetes.

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MDA Episode #9 - How to Maintain Availability With Multiple AWS Accounts

MDA Episode #9 - How to Maintain Availability With Multiple AWS Accounts

Episode #9 – How to Maintain Availability With Multiple AWS Accounts When building a modern, high-performant application at scale, it’s important to make sure the individual application instances are distributed across a variety of data centers.

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Now Available Curated Lists

Now Available Curated Lists

I’m often asked for a list of articles, videos, presentations, interviews, or podcast episodes that I have made on a particular topic. I get this request for a wide variety of topics around cloud computing, DevOps, digital applications, and application modernization.

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MDA Episode #8 - The Great Serverless Debate, Redux - Part 2

MDA Episode #8 - The Great Serverless Debate, Redux - Part 2

Episode #8 – The Great Serverless Debate, Redux – Part 2 July 9th, 2018 was the launch of a podcast episode from the “Modern Software Podcast”, a podcast sponsored by New Relic, and hosted by New Relic’s Fredric Paul and Tori Wieldt.

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Architecting for Scale Second Edition Is Now Available

Architecting for Scale Second Edition Is Now Available

It’s now available! The second edition of my book, Architecting for Scale, is now available for purchase! The e-book version and the Safari online versions are immediately available. The paperback version will be shipping on March 17th.

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MDA Episode #7 - The Great Serverless Debate, Redux - Part 1

MDA Episode #7 - The Great Serverless Debate, Redux - Part 1

Episode #7 – The Great Serverless Debate, Redux – Part 1 July 9th, 2018 was the launch of a podcast episode from the “Modern Software Podcast”, a podcast sponsored by New Relic, and hosted by New Relic’s Fredric Paul and Tori Wieldt.

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Can't Scale? Time to Go Out of Business

Can't Scale? Time to Go Out of Business

Why is it essential that your application scale? Why is it necessary that you architect your application in such a way that nothing is more important than keeping your systems highly available?

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