Modern Digital Applications

MDA Episode #16 - AWS Certifications with Kevin Downs

MDA Episode #16 - AWS Certifications with Kevin Downs

Episode #16 – AWS Certifications Amazon Web Services provides a cloud certification program to encourage and enable growing your AWS cloud technical skills to help you grow your career and your business.

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MDA Episode #15 - Likelihood and Severity

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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MDA Episode #14 - Five Causes of Poor Availability

MDA Episode #14 - Five Causes of Poor Availability

Episode #14 – Five Causes of Poor Availability Building a scalable application that has high availability is not easy. Problems can crop up in unexpected ways that can cause your application to stop working and stop serving your customer’s needs.

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Five Causes of Poor Availability to Watch Out For

Five Causes of Poor Availability to Watch Out For

This is it – this is the big day you’ve been waiting for. You’ve received that big celebrity endorsement. They’ve sent the tweet out – you’re ecstatic! The orders are flooding in; all is well.

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MDA Episode #13 - Why You Must Scale

MDA Episode #13 - Why You Must Scale

Episode #13 – Why You Must Scale We often hear that being able to scale your application is important. But why is it important? Why do we need to be able to suddenly, and without notice, scale our application to handle double, triple, or even ten times the load it is currently experiencing?

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MDA Episode #12 - Risk Management With Ken Gavranovic

MDA Episode #12 - Risk Management With Ken Gavranovic

Episode #12 – Risk Management With Ken Gavranovic Ken Gavranovic was the Executive Vice President and GM for product at New Relic. In early 2019, Ken and I were in Boston together for an event, and we recorded an interview discussion about Risk Management in modern digital applications.

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MDA Episode #11 - How to Improve Application Availability, p2

MDA Episode #11 - How to Improve Application Availability, p2

Episode #11 – How to Improve Application Availability, p2 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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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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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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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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