Bringing down an 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. Just one minor error from a non-critical service can be disastrous to the entire application. There are, of course, […]
Events and Presentations
The following is a list of presentations that Lee Atchison has given at various events and conferences around the globe.
Your application is the key. You work for a company that has applications that you build and manage. They are critical to your business. Applications that scale…applications that must stay operational. You must manage your application to scale to your biggest day, and your biggest day grows and grows every year. Your application needs grow […]
Temperature probes monitoring crops? Micro drones monitoring wind speed in the atmosphere? You don’t have to turn to these novel uses to see edge computing in action, look no further than the Point of Sale device at your local grocery store or the app on your mobile phone that is letting you order a cup […]
It’s your big day, the day of the year your company either makes it, or breaks it. Your customers expect your system to work, always. Excuses are unacceptable. To meet this new challenge, your application must use modern tools and techniques. Serverless, containers, and cloud technologies are working with new DevOps processes and risk management […]
Join me in Australia on October 17th and October 19th for our annual FutureStack conference in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia. I will be giving a new talk for the first time, “Keeping Modern Applications Performing – Driving Insights to Action within the Enterprise”. This is continuing my long standing tradition working “down under” with local […]
Monitoring applications running in a typical data center is a pretty static process. Monitoring in the cloud is a very different endeavor. Why? The dynamic nature of cloud computing makes keeping track of resources being monitored a non-trivial activity. Additionally, examining the dynamic changes of the cloud environment itself is a valuable tool for detecting […]
What happens when your migration goes sideways? How do you make sure it doesn’t happen again? In this session, we discuss how do migrate your application to the cloud so it doesn’t go sideways. We talk about KPIs, and acceptance criteria. We talk about how to tell when your migration is complete and your system […]
Dynamic Infrastructure and the Cloud. View Slides Presented at: AWS Summit/Sydney, FutureStack/London, FutureStack/Berlin, AWS Summit/San Francisco, Asia/Pacific Webinar, Deutsche Börsche Product Technology and Innovation Conference in Frankfurt.
For many enterprises, finding success in the cloud is still a daunting challenge. Too often, organizations set overly high expectations for the benefits while underestimating the amount of work required. An unfortunate result can be a vicious cycle of blame, finger pointing, and grasping for something—anything—that could be considered a victory. When they find it, […]
The team at AWS & MLBAM joined New Relic to tell the story of how we enabled the team at MLB Advanced Media deliver their business on the biggest days in baseball – 25 million fans and a World Series that made history. View Slides * View Video