Lee@Scale

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

Lee Atchison - Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers on Cloud Computing

Lee Atchison - Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers on Cloud Computing

Congratulations to Lee Atchison who is listed #13 on the Thinkers 360 Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers on Cloud Computing list for January 2020. The list, created by Thinkers 360, provides a holistic measure of thought leadership and authentic influence.

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Service Tiers

Service Tiers

Bringing down an entire application is easy. All it takes is the failure of a single service and the entire set of services that make up the application can come crashing down like a house of cards.

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MDA Episode #1 - Service Tiers and History of Saas

MDA Episode #1 - Service Tiers and History of Saas

Episode #1 – Service Tiers and History of Saas Welcome to the inaugural episode of Modern Digital Applications! I hope you’ll find this podcast informative and helpful. My goal is to try and keep the episodes short, so that they can be consumed during a single morning average commute trip to work.

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How to Modernize Enterprise Web Applications

How to Modernize Enterprise Web Applications

Five guiding principles for building, managing, monitoring, and maintaining state-of-the-art web applications Modern web applications have a lot riding on them. Our customers depend on them, and our business depends on them.

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The Devil Is in the Data Mitigating Cloud Migration Risks

The Devil Is in the Data Mitigating Cloud Migration Risks

Tech leaders in Australia and New Zealand are embracing cloud migration and the shift to digital transformation. New Relic’s recent global survey included 125 Australian IT leaders who shared that 30% had completed their digital transformation, and close to 65% were in varying stages of completion.

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Security in the Cloud a Guide to Secure Migration and Modernization With AWS

Security in the Cloud a Guide to Secure Migration and Modernization With AWS

“First and foremost, the cloud provider is an expert in security. Use the tools and processes they provide and recommend in order to facilitate a highly secure environment,” said Lee Atchison, Senior Director of Cloud Architecture at New Relic.

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3 Strategies to Avoid Downtime When Migrating Data to the Cloud

3 Strategies to Avoid Downtime When Migrating Data to the Cloud

Moving your data is one of the trickiest parts of a cloud migration. During the migration, the location of your data can have a significant impact on the performance of your application.

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How to Maintain Availability When Using Multiple Aws Accounts

How to Maintain Availability When Using 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 in such a way that if any given data center goes offline, the application can continue to function relatively normally.

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How to Deal with Service Failures

How to Deal with Service Failures

It’s simple, really — services call other services and they take actions based on the responses from those services. Sometimes, that action is a success, sometimes it’s a failure. But whether it is a success or a failure depends on if the interaction meets certain requirements. In particular, the response must be predictable, understandable and reasonable for the given situation. This is important so that the service reading the response can make appropriate decisions and not propagate garbage results. When a service gets a response it does not understand, it can take actions based on the garbage response and those actions can have dangerous side effects to your service and your application.

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Cloud Computing Leaders to Follow Online

Cloud Computing Leaders to Follow Online

I’m proud to make this list of Cloud Computing Leaders to Follow Online: New Relic’s Cloud Computing Leaders to Follow Online Keeping up with how companies build, deploy, and manage applications and the infrastructure that supports them increasingly means keeping up with the latest developments in cloud computing.

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