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26 Jan 2023

Independent Third Party Observability with Jeff Martens, CEO Metrist

By |2023-01-26T03:18:34-08:00January 26th, 2023|0 Comments

What happens when observability becomes a commodity and is independently brokered via a third party?My guest today is Jeff Martens, who is the co-founder and CEO of Metrist, an independent third-party observability platform.Today on Modern Digital Business.{{useful-links-research-links}} {{about-lee}} {{architecting-for-scale-ad}} {{signup-dont-miss-out}}

16 Jan 2023

MDB Weekly for Jan 16, 2022

By |2023-01-16T03:18:19-08:00January 16th, 2023|0 Comments

My latest book Overcoming IT Complexity, is now shipping! And how do you manage complex configurations in cloud-native applications? In this episode of MDB Weekly.Today on Modern Digital Business.{{useful-links-research-links}} {{about-lee}} {{architecting-for-scale-ad}} {{signup-dont-miss-out}}

12 Jan 2023

Testing at Scale with Nate Lee, Co-Founder of SpeedScale

By |2023-01-12T03:17:23-08:00January 12th, 2023|0 Comments

Modern businesses rely on applications, and they rely on continued innovation in those applications to drive their business.This strive for innovation creates a need for improved techniques for validating that an application will work as expected. But constant innovation means a constant chance for problems, and testing applications at scale is not an easy task.

9 Jan 2023

MDB Weekly for Jan 9, 2023

By |2023-01-09T03:18:09-08:00January 9th, 2023|0 Comments

Announcing the new Atchison Academy! Lee is live at Predict 2023. How do you give your dev teams choices without introducing too much complexity?Today on Modern Digital Business Weekly.{{useful-links-research-links}} {{about-lee}} {{architecting-for-scale-ad}} {{signup-dont-miss-out}}

2 Jan 2023

MDB Weekly for Jan 2, 2023

By |2023-01-02T03:20:06-08:00January 2nd, 2023|0 Comments

Welcome to my first issue of Modern Digital Business Weekly! This is a new format that I’m experimenting with. MDB Weekly will focus on articles, interviews and events of note I’ve released this last week, along with any announcements of new courses and books I’ve released. Additionally, it will contain timely industry news and other

19 Dec 2022

Simplifying Cloud Complexity with Tim Holm, Nitric

By |2022-12-19T03:19:35-08:00December 19th, 2022|0 Comments

The cloud has enabled a large variety of software and software-enabled infrastructure options for application development. It's hard to get lost in the variety of shapes and sizes of offerings available. ECS EKS, Lambda, Fargate Azure functions, Google Cloud Containers. IT complexity is a real issue. And this means we need better tools to help

5 Dec 2022

Securing Data at Rest and in Motion

By |2022-12-05T03:20:34-08:00December 5th, 2022|0 Comments

Creating a secure application requires many actions, but by far the most important are those that involve securing the data in the application; these are the most difficult actions. When it comes to securing application data, there are two unique and distinct types of data that must be secured:Data at rest. This is data that

21 Nov 2022

ICYMI: DevOps with Mitch Ashley, CTO of Techstrong Group (

By |2022-11-21T03:17:24-08:00November 21st, 2022|0 Comments

This is an encore episode of Modern Digital BusinessDevOps is now more mainstream. If you and your organization aren’t using DevOps principles, you are at a distinct disadvantage compared to your competition. And, “Doing DevOps” does not mean simply “hiring a DevOps team”. There’s more to it than that.My guest today is Mitch Ashley, the

7 Nov 2022

Cloud-Native Observability with Bruno Kurtic, Sumo Logic

By |2022-11-07T03:18:26-08:00November 7th, 2022|0 Comments

Operating a modern digital business means building and operating large, highly-scaled applications that are more and more cloud-native in their architecture and implementation. Observability is critical in maintaining the highly scaled, highly available, highly adaptive nature of these modern cloud-native applications. You just can't keep a large, complex, modern application operating without having a solid,

1 Nov 2022

Tech Tapas Tuesday-“A little bit of tech”: Principle of Least Privilege

By |2022-11-01T04:00:00-07:00November 1st, 2022|0 Comments

Application security is a critical aspect of all application design and architecture. Security best practices specify that nobody should be given universal access to any system or service. Instead, a given service, system, or person should be given only the access required to get the job done, and absolutely no more permissions than that. To

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