Risk Management Curated List

Risk Management Curated List

Risk management is an important topic for all modern digital applications. Keeping your application highly available at the needed scale requires a firm understanding of how to manage risk in your application development and operational processes.

The following is a list of curated articles, videos, and other content by Lee related to risk management in modern digital applications.


MDA Episode #4 - Avoiding Downtime While Migrating Data to the Cloud

Episode #4 – Avoiding Downtime While Migrating Data to the Cloud In this episode, the hardest part of your cloud migration is moving your data to the cloud. Moving your data to the cloud, without suffering planned or unplanned downtime, can be a challenge.
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Learning Path – Risk Management

O’Reilly Learning Path – Risk Management Microservices architecture offers IT organizations myriad benefits and advantages over traditional monolithic application development, including a hand-in-glove match for cloud environments that more and more companies are adopting.
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Managing Risk in Modern Enterprise Applications

By: Ken Gavranovic and Lee Atchison Want to reduce MTTR, reduce incidents and have a data driven discussion on investment allocation? Try what many modern software development and operations companies have implemented, an Enterprise Risk Matrix.
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MDA Episode #15 - Likelihood and Severity

Episode #15 – Likelihood and Severity Likelihood and Severity. Two different measures for two different aspects of measuring risk in a modern digital application. They are both measures of risk, but they measure different things.
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Architecting for Scale, 2nd Edition

This is Lee's highly popular O'Reilly Media book, Architecting for Scale, Second Edition. As web applications grow, two things begin to happen. They scale to handle significantly more complicated and hence brittle, and they handle significantly larger traffic volume requiring more novel and complicated mechanisms to handle this traffic.
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Risk Management -- GeekWire Cloud Summit 2019

This presentation by Lee, given at the GeekWire Cloud Summit in Seattle, WA in 2019, uses the concept of Service Tiers to describe how to mitigate risk in large, service-based applications. View the slides and watch a video of the presentation.
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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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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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Cloud adoption: How do Australia & New Zealand stack up?

The speed at which businesses are able to adopt cloud, and how they use it, can be impacted by where they’re based in the world. Some markets are much more proactive than others when it comes to new technology, and there are clear differences in which solutions are preferred.

In spending time in Australia and New Zealand, I’ve made the following observations about local cloud adoption trends.

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