Chris Reddington

Welsh Tech Geek, Cloud Advocate, Musical Theatre Enthusiast and Improving Improviser!

Chris is a Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft UK, working with customers in the Manufacturing & Resources industry.

By day, he works with stakeholders in start-ups and enterprises from developers and system admins through to Heads of Division and CTOs on accelerating their journey to the cloud, while actively listening and working with the Azure Engineering teams to further improve the Azure Platform. His primary technical areas of focus are Cloud Architecture, Cloud Native Solutions (including Kubernetes) and DevOps tooling and principals.

Chris has presented at several internal and external events including Microsoft Tech Ready, Microsoft Ignite and several Microsoft Tech Summit events.

Lessons Learned from Cultivating Open Source Projects and Communities

Lessons Learned from Cultivating Open Source Projects and Communities

In this episode, Chris is joined by JJ Asghar as they talk through lessons learned from cultivating open source projects and communities. Over the last decade, JJ has had the privilege professionally of building and cultivating some Open Source projects and communities.This isn’t a tools talk. This …

Community Open Source Leadership People OSS

Tales from the real world

Chris Reddington JJ Asghar Published on Fri, Jul 23, 2021

Cloud Drops - What is Continuous Integration (CI)?

Cloud Drops - What is Continuous Integration (CI)?

Are you now working with source code? Whether that’s Application Code, Infrastructure as Code, Database Schemas or Data Science workbooks as code, you may have heard of a term ‘Continuous Integration’ (CI). This is the process of regularly merging code, and running a series of …

DevOps Git Continuous Integration CI Version Control

Cloud drops

Chris Reddington Published on Tue, Jul 20, 2021

IoT Simulation, Azure IoT and real world learnings

IoT Simulation, Azure IoT and real world learnings

In this episode, Chris is joined by Peter Gallagher, Freelance Programmer for PJG Creations, Microsoft Azure MVP, Pluralsight Author… IoT Expert, proud dad, gadget addict and Meetup organiser. Peter talks about the various IoT simulators available, Azure IoT and his experiences IoT across his …

Cloud Azure IoT Internet of Things

Tales from the real world

Chris Reddington Peter Gallagher Published on Fri, Jul 16, 2021

V028 - Weekly Technology Vlog #28

V028 - Weekly Technology Vlog #28

In this session, Chris provides a series of updates focused around Azure, DevOps, GitHub and Cloud With Chris, while gaming with the Cloud Family Community.

Azure AzureDevOps GitHub Community Blogging Gaming

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Sun, Jul 11, 2021

42 - How to choose the 'Right' Datastore for your scenario

42 - How to choose the 'Right' Datastore for your scenario

There are so many types of data stores out there these days. You have relational, non-relational, documents, blob, tables, files and more. There’s also a growing awareness of ‘Polyglot Persistence’ where you use different data stores depending on the task. But how do you know which …

Architecture APIs Data How To

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Steph Martin Published on Fri, Jul 9, 2021

CGN6 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 6 - Gaming as Entertainment - Esports and Streaming

CGN6 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 6 - Gaming as Entertainment - Esports and Streaming

Playing games has always been a social experience. Whether it’s board games, sports or video games - a multiplayer component is common. We see these experiences becoming forms of entertainment (e.g. watching our favourite sports teams compete). This trend continues into the Gaming Industry, as …

Architecture Gaming Streaming ESports Cloud Azure

Cloud gaming notes

Chris Reddington Lee Williams Published on Wed, Jul 7, 2021

Why a Diverse Team is Crucial to Startup Success

Why a Diverse Team is Crucial to Startup Success

Team diversity refers to differences between members of startup team. Those differences can include demographic differences (like age, race, sex, ethnicity), personality (extrovert, introvert, and differing Myers-Briggs types) and functional (as in skill sets, like engineering, design, copywriting, …

Diversity Inclusion Startup People

Tales from the real world

Chris Reddington Melissa Jurkoic Published on Tue, Jul 6, 2021

V027 - Weekly Technology Vlog #27

V027 - Weekly Technology Vlog #27

In this session, Chris provides a series of updates focused around Azure, DevOps, GitHub and Cloud With Chris. He also explores GitHub Copilot using Ruby and Python, looking into the potential that it has!

Azure AzureDevOps GitHub Community Blogging

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Sun, Jul 4, 2021

41 - DevOps on Azure

41 - DevOps on Azure

In this episode, Chris is joined by Mert Yeter, a software engineer with 16 years of experience in .NET and Microsoft technologies. We’ll be talking all things DevOps on Azure, including Azure Container Registry, Azure Container Instances and Azure Kubernetes Service. We’ll also get a …

Traefik Development DevOps Testing

Chris Reddington Mert Yeter Published on Fri, Jul 2, 2021

Top new CNCF projects to look out for

Top new CNCF projects to look out for

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) brought you such fan favourites like Kubernetes & Prometheus. In this talk Annie Talvasto will introduce you the most interesting and coolest upcoming CNCF tools and projects.

This compact and demo-filled talk will give you ideas and inspiration that …

Cloud-Native Kubernetes Prometheus CNCF

Tales from the real world

Chris Reddington Annie Talvasto Published on Wed, Jun 30, 2021

V026 - Weekly Tech Vlog #26 and Sailing the Seas with the CloudFamily

V026 - Weekly Tech Vlog #26 and Sailing the Seas with the CloudFamily

In this session, Chris provides a series of updates focused around Azure, DevOps, GitHub and Cloud With Chris while sailing the seas with friends from the #CloudFamily Community.

Like this episode? Please like the video, subscribe to the channel and hit the notification bell so that you know as soon …

Azure AzureDevOps GitHub Community Blogging Gaming

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Sun, Jun 27, 2021

40 - Failed lawyer stumbles into tech - Agile from the trenches

40 - Failed lawyer stumbles into tech - Agile from the trenches

In this session Erin and Chris reminisce, talking about how they met and Erin’s journey into Technology. Erin talks a little bit about what Agile is, how it works in the real world, and shares some stories and anecdotes she’s seen as an Agile Coach in the trenches.

Agile DevOps Process

Chris Reddington Erin Davies Published on Fri, Jun 25, 2021

V025 - Weekly Vlog #25 (Sailing the seas on Sea of Thieves)

V025 - Weekly Vlog #25 (Sailing the seas on Sea of Thieves)

In this video, Chris sails the seas on Sea of Thieves with some interdispersed updates on Azure DevOps, Azure and GitHub. This sets the stage for a regular bi-weekly gaming session and tech update, with the other week being a usual technology update!

Azure AzureDevOps GitHub Community Blogging

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Sun, Jun 20, 2021

39 - A discussion with John Lunn

39 - A discussion with John Lunn

In this episode, Chris is joined by John Lunn, aka jonnychipz! An organizer of the Welsh Azure User Group, Blogger and Vlogger, Chris and John talk around 100 days of Cloud, Learning Cloud and Exam Certifications, Cloud Adoption and getting involved in the community. Wanted to start learning cloud, …

Cloud Azure Learn Community People

Chris Reddington John Lunn Published on Fri, Jun 18, 2021

Azure & VMWare - A Discussion with Shannon Kuehn

Azure & VMWare - A Discussion with Shannon Kuehn

In this session, Chris is joined by Shannon Kuehn, a Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft. In this Livestream, they talk all about, Azure and VMWare and what this combination means for your cloud deployments!

Azure Infrastructure VMWare Operations DevOps

Chris Reddington Shannon Kuehn Published on Wed, Jun 16, 2021

V024 - Weekly Technology Vlog #24

V024 - Weekly Technology Vlog #24

In this video, Chris provides another update on Cloud with Chris, updates on what’s coming soon and Azure related news!

Azure AzureDevOps GitHub Community Blogging

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Jun 14, 2021

38 - Hands-on with The Geode Pattern (Build globally distributed applications!)

38 - Hands-on with The Geode Pattern (Build globally distributed applications!)

We’ve previously covered the theory of the Geode pattern in episode 11. Now it’s time to see it unfold live and in action! Tune in to see Will demonstrate the concept of the Geode pattern and how it adds value to a globally distributed application.

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Azure Architecture Center

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Will Eastbury Published on Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Hybrid Cloud Update and Life as a Cloud Advocate

Hybrid Cloud Update and Life as a Cloud Advocate

In this session, Chris is joined by Senior Cloud Advocate Sarah Lean. Chris and Sarah will talk about the latest and greatest in the world of Hybrid Cloud, and explore the day-to-day experience of being a Cloud Advocate, working in the DevRel space.

Hybrid Azure Stack Azure Arc Developer Advocate Cloud Advocate Developer Relations

Podcast episodes

Chris Reddington Sarah Lean Published on Thu, Jun 10, 2021

Discussing the Cloud with Chris GitHub Actions Usage

Discussing the Cloud with Chris GitHub Actions Usage

In this session, Chris is joined by Karl Cooke - Implementation Specialist at Action Point Technology Group, Blogger at https://irishtechie.com. Chris and Karl talk all about how CloudWithChris.com, diving deep into GitHub actions and some of the considerations that were made along the way.

DevOps GitHub GitHub Actions cloudwithchris.com

Chris Reddington Karl Cooke Published on Mon, Jun 7, 2021

V023 - Weekly Technology Vlog #23

V023 - Weekly Technology Vlog #23

In this video, Chris provides another update on Cloud with Chris, updates on what’s coming soon and the Azure, Azure DevOps and GitHub news!

Azure AzureDevOps GitHub Community Blogging

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Sun, Jun 6, 2021

37 - Your Career and Your Mental Health

37 - Your Career and Your Mental Health

People often talk about work life balance, how its not working for them, and how they feel pushed over the limit. Lets dig into it a little, look at how it can be managed, and address some difficult truths as well.

Mental Health Health Wellbeing Career People

Chris Reddington Glen Small Published on Fri, Jun 4, 2021

CGN5 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 5 - Building a game remotely

CGN5 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 5 - Building a game remotely

Over the last year, our world has changed. Many of us have had to work from home due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. In this session, we’ll focus on the Gaming Industry and some of the types of cloud tools/technologies that may have been used to continue their internal collaboration and …

Architecture Gaming

Cloud gaming notes

Chris Reddington Lee Williams Published on Wed, Jun 2, 2021

V022 - Weekly Technology Vlog #22

V022 - Weekly Technology Vlog #22

Welcome to weekly Vlog #21! We’ll be covering all of the latest from Microsoft Build!

Azure Microsoft Build Community Azure Announcements Cloud Native Containers Developer

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Sun, May 30, 2021

Tales from the real world with Matt Bradley

Tales from the real world with Matt Bradley

In this episode, Chris is joined by Matt Bradley! Matt helped start the Public Cloud Division at UKFast. While UKFast works with both AWS and Azure, Matt’s focus is on the Azure side, dealing with architecting and building solutions. Matt has delivered several talks within the community, …

Cloud Azure Learn Community Azure Storage

Tales from the real world

Chris Reddington Matt Bradley Published on Fri, May 28, 2021

V021 - Weekly Technology Vlog #21

V021 - Weekly Technology Vlog #21

In this video, chris provides another update on Cloud with Chris, updates on what’s coming soon and Azure related news!

Azure AzureDevOps GitHub Community Blogging

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Sun, May 23, 2021

36 - Application Insights: The Tool You Never Knew You Needed

36 - Application Insights: The Tool You Never Knew You Needed

Understanding how our applications function in the wild is essential for developers when issues arise. With the power of knowledge, we can enable ourselves to provide the best experience to our fellow developers, and our stakeholders. One of the solutions that supplies this power is Application …

DevOps Developer Development Application Insights Application Observability

Chris Reddington Isaac Levin Published on Fri, May 21, 2021

V020 - Weekly Technology Vlog #20

V020 - Weekly Technology Vlog #20

Welcome to weekly Vlog #20! This one will start off focusing on Cloud with Chris, and a big thank you! Thank you for all of your support. It’s allowed me to hit my 2021 goal of 500 subscribers way ahead of schedule. We’ll be covering Cloud with Chris, and then the latest from Azure, …

Azure AzureDevOps GitHub Community Blogging

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Sun, May 16, 2021

Cloud Drops - Building an Event-Driven workflow with Event Grid

Cloud Drops - Building an Event-Driven workflow with Event Grid

Have you heard about Azure Event Grid, but not exactly sure what it is or how you could use it? In this Cloud Drop, we’ll create an event-driven process using Azure Event Grid, Azure Storage Queues and Azure Functions. Get ready to learn all about Event-Driven workflows, Event-Handlers, …

Serverless Integration Azure Event-Driven Architecture

Cloud drops

Chris Reddington Published on Sat, May 15, 2021

Social Opinion with Jamie Maguire

Social Opinion with Jamie Maguire

In this session, Chris is joined by Jamie Maguire - Developer, Microsoft MVP (AI) & Pluralsight Author. Jamie shares how he built a SaaS (Software as a Service) in my own time using .NET and Azure. The platform lets you analyse Twitter, grow, maintain and manage your Twitter account. If …

Cloud Azure SaaS Twitter Architecture Social Media

Tales from the real world

Chris Reddington Jamie Maguire Published on Fri, May 14, 2021

A livestream on Mental Health - Mental Health Awareness Week

A livestream on Mental Health - Mental Health Awareness Week

MentalHealth​ - A concept that often has stigma surrounding it, or a concept that is misunderstood. In this livestream, Chris will be joined by several friends and colleagues as they talk through their own mental health stories.

Mental Health Health People Wellbeing

Chris Reddington Andrew Nathan Published on Thu, May 13, 2021

Cloud Drops - Pipelines as Code

Cloud Drops - Pipelines as Code

You may have heard about Software Code or Infrastructure as Code. Well, in this video, we’ll be talking about pipelines as code. If you’re familiar with tools like Azure DevOps, Circle CI, GitHub, GitLab and Jenkins, you may notice a trend where these platforms are allowing you to define …

DevOps Azure DevOps Continuous Integration Continuous Deployment

Cloud drops

Chris Reddington Published on Tue, May 11, 2021

V019 - Weekly Technology Vlog #19

V019 - Weekly Technology Vlog #19

Welcome to weekly Vlog #19! We’ll be covering the latest from Azure, Azure DevOps, GitHub and Cloud with Chris!

Azure AzureDevOps GitHub Community Blogging

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Sun, May 9, 2021

GitHub Actions and Azure - Using Environments with GitHub Actions

GitHub Actions and Azure - Using Environments with GitHub Actions

You have a working set of GitHub actions, but several environments that you want to deploy into. How do you easily separate secrets for use between environments, and ensure you have approvals before releasing into production? For that, you’ll need to use Environments! We’ll explore those …

GitHub GitHub Actions DevOps .NET Core App Service Manual Approvals

Git hub actions and azure

Chris Reddington Published on Fri, May 7, 2021

Cloud Drops - Beginners guide to PowerShell in Azure Functions

Cloud Drops - Beginners guide to PowerShell in Azure Functions

Serverless computing is a cloud computing code execution model in which the cloud provider fully manages the infrastructure needed to serve requests. In this session, we will explain why and how we should use Azure Functions and PowerShell together, and we will show you how to deploy a PowerShell …

Serverless Integration Event-driven architecture Azure PowerShell

Cloud drops

Chris Reddington Karel De Winter Published on Thu, May 6, 2021

CGN4 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 4 - Cross-platform social Sudoku with Azure PlayFab

CGN4 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 4 - Cross-platform social Sudoku with Azure PlayFab

Ever thought about what it takes to host a game in the Cloud? Well, this is the series for you! On the first Wednesday of every month, we explore Cloud Concepts that impact your journey to a connected multiplayer gaming experience! In this session, Chris is joined by Dominic who has recently been …

Architecture Gaming

Cloud gaming notes

Chris Reddington Dominic Williamson Published on Wed, May 5, 2021

V018 - Weekly Technology Vlog #18

V018 - Weekly Technology Vlog #18

Welcome to weekly Vlog #18! We’ll be covering the latest from Azure, Azure DevOps, GitHub and Cloud with Chris! Chris also provides an update on the Hugo CrossPoster.

Azure AzureDevOps GitHub Community Blogging

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Sun, May 2, 2021

V017 - Weekly Technology Vlog #17

V017 - Weekly Technology Vlog #17

Welcome to weekly Vlog #17! We’ll be covering the latest from Azure, Azure DevOps, GitHub and Cloud with Chris! Chris also covers a new pet project he’s been working on, the Hugo CrossPoster!

GitHub Azure DevOps Azure Community cloudwithchris.com Hugo

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Apr 26, 2021

35 - A discussion on Azure Spring Cloud

35 - A discussion on Azure Spring Cloud

Find out how you can leverage Azure Spring Cloud for running your Java spring boot applications on Azure. Chris is joined by Gitte Vermeiren as they talk through all things Azure Spring Cloud in this episode of Cloud With Chris!

Cloud Azure Learn Java

Chris Reddington Gitte Vermeiren Published on Fri, Apr 23, 2021

Discussing the Cloud with Chris GitHub Architecture and GitHub setup

Discussing the Cloud with Chris GitHub Architecture and GitHub setup

In this session, Chris is joined by Karl Cooke - Implementation Specialist at Action Point Technology Group, Blogger at https://irishtechie.com. Chris and Karl talk all about the CloudWithChris.com architecture and the decisions surrounding the GitHub setup that drive the deployment and management …

DevOps Architecture cloudwithchris.com

Chris Reddington Karl Cooke Published on Thu, Apr 22, 2021

V016 - Weekly Technology Vlog #16

V016 - Weekly Technology Vlog #16

In this video, Chris provides another update (Update #16!) on Cloud with Chris, updates on what’s coming soon and Azure, Azure DevOps and GitHub related news!

GitHub Azure DevOps Azure Community cloudwithchris.com

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Apr 19, 2021

V015 - Weekly Technology Vlog #15

V015 - Weekly Technology Vlog #15

Welcome to weekly Vlog #15! We’ll be covering the latest from Azure, Azure DevOps, GitHub and Cloud with Chris!

Azure Community

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Apr 12, 2021

34 - The Bulkhead Pattern (Isolate your components to prevent failures)

34 - The Bulkhead Pattern (Isolate your components to prevent failures)

Do you know what caused the Titanic to sink? Poorly designed bulkheads. How can you ensure resilience between components in your cloud application? Effectively designed bulkheads! In this session, join Chris as he explores how the bulkhead pattern can help you prevent excessive load or failures in …

Architecture Azure Architecture Center Cloud Design Patterns Resilience

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Apr 9, 2021

CGN3 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 3 - Inventory and Economy

CGN3 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 3 - Inventory and Economy

Ever thought about what it takes to host a game in the Cloud? Well, this is the series for you! On the first Wednesday of every month, we explore Cloud Concepts that impact your journey to a connected multiplayer gaming experience! In this second session, we’ll play Sea of Thieves and talk …

Architecture Gaming

Cloud gaming notes

Chris Reddington Lee Williams Published on Wed, Apr 7, 2021

Cloud Drops - Using Microsoft Learn to get started with Azure

Cloud Drops - Using Microsoft Learn to get started with Azure

Have you wanted to get started learning Azure, but you’re not quite sure where to start? Then you need to check out Microsoft Learn! Microsoft Learn is a hub for learning content, including modules and learning paths, information around the official Microsoft certifications, and a curated …

Learn Azure Learn Cloud Azure Microsoft Learn

Cloud drops

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Apr 5, 2021

V014 - Weekly Vlog #14 Azure, DevOps & GitHub Blogs, Azure Updates & New CloudWithChris content

V014 - Weekly Vlog #14 Azure, DevOps & GitHub Blogs, Azure Updates & New CloudWithChris content

In this livestream, Chris covers the latest and greatest in the Azure, Azure DevOps & GitHub world, as well as the latest and upcoming content releases on Cloud with Chris!

Podcast Azure Azure DevOps GitHub Community

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Sun, Apr 4, 2021

Cloud Drops - How Windows Terminal can make YOU productive with Azure

Cloud Drops - How Windows Terminal can make YOU productive with Azure

Windows Terminal is a modern application that allows you to use your command line of choice, whether that is the Windows Command Prompt, PowerShell, PowerShell Core, Windows Subsystem for Linux or the Azure Cloud Shell. This Cloud Drop shows you how to install Windows Terminal, and some tips/tricks …

Windows Terminal Command-Line Azure How To DevOps Productivity

Cloud drops

Chris Reddington Published on Sat, Apr 3, 2021

33 - External Config and Claim Check Pattern - Easier Management and Externalising Payloads

33 - External Config and Claim Check Pattern - Easier Management and Externalising Payloads

How often do you think about the configuration of your applications across environments/regions/deployment boundaries? What if that configuration was stored somewhere externally but centralised, to make management easier? That’s the idea behind the external config pattern! How about another …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Security Azure Architecture Center Messaging

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Peter Piper Published on Fri, Apr 2, 2021

Cloud Drops - Git 101 - Why use Git, and how to get started

Cloud Drops - Git 101 - Why use Git, and how to get started

Have you ever had a scenario where you need to maintain versions of a set of files? Or have you needed to collaborate on files with colleagues in some way? That’s a common scenario for developers, infrastructure engineers or data scientists/developers. It’s an increasingly common …

DevOps Git Command-Line

Cloud drops

Chris Reddington Published on Tue, Mar 30, 2021

V013 - Weekly Technology Vlog #13 (Lots of Azure, DevOps & GitHub) Blogs, Quick-fire Azure Updates

V013 - Weekly Technology Vlog #13 (Lots of Azure, DevOps & GitHub) Blogs, Quick-fire Azure Updates

In this video, Chris provides an update on the Azure Blogs (lots of great updates this week), a quick-fire round of Azure Technology Updates, dives into the Azure DevOps Blog and GitHub Blogs. Then we cover a VERY busy week of Cloud with Chris over the last week, and what’s coming up talk-wise …

Podcast Azure GitHub DevOps Community

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Sun, Mar 28, 2021

32 - Accelerate .NET to Azure with GitHub Actions

32 - Accelerate .NET to Azure with GitHub Actions

GitHub Actions makes it easy to automate all your software workflows, now with world-class CI/CD. Build, test, and deploy your code right from GitHub. Make code reviews, branch management, and issue triaging work the way you want. With .NET Core bringing a cross platform approach, getting your …

DevOps Developer Development

Chris Reddington Isaac Levin Published on Fri, Mar 26, 2021

Cloud Drops - How does Git work behind the scenes?

Cloud Drops - How does Git work behind the scenes?

Have you ever wondered how Git works behind the scenes? We’ll go ahead, initialise an empty folder as a Git repository and explore the .Git folder that is created.

DevOps Git Command-Line

Cloud drops

Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Mar 24, 2021

Cloud Drops - Introducing and Setting up Git LFS (Large File Storage)

Cloud Drops - Introducing and Setting up Git LFS (Large File Storage)

Have you ever considered storing large binary files in your Git repositories? There are times where you may want to do this, e.g. for my podcast cloudwithchris.com to store my podcast files. Git LFS is an extension to Git which replaces large files with text pointers inside Git. Listen in to find …

DevOps Git Command-Line

Cloud drops

Chris Reddington Published on Tue, Mar 23, 2021

V012 - Weekly Technology Vlog #12 (Busy week, and quite a few blog posts to cover!)

V012 - Weekly Technology Vlog #12 (Busy week, and quite a few blog posts to cover!)

This marks 3 months of the weekly vlogging! Chris talks about last week’s very busy week (New content/talks every single day!). A new Cloud Drop episode on GitHub Codespaces, Part 4 of using GPG Keys to sign your Git Commits & GitHub, Welsh #Azure User Group and Using #Terraform #Cloud …

Podcast Azure Community GitHub GitHub Codespaces Visual Studio Code

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Mar 22, 2021

31 - Deploying to Azure through Terraform Cloud

31 - Deploying to Azure through Terraform Cloud

You may have heard of Terraform, but are you aware of Terraform Cloud or Terraform Enterprise? In this session, Chris will give a rundown of how he has used Terraform Cloud as the underlying engine to deploy some of his own projects onto Azure. Prepare to get meta as we even look how Terraform can …

DevOps Terraform Terraform Cloud Infrastructure as Code

Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Mar 19, 2021

Cloud Drops - Introduction to GitHub Codespaces

Cloud Drops - Introduction to GitHub Codespaces

Have you ever had to setup a development environment from scratch? You have to install a ton of dependencies, probably a few tools along the way as well. It’s not fun, it takes a lot of time and it prevents you from being productive. This is where GitHub Codespaces comes in.

DevOps GitHub GitHub Codespaces Containers Visual Studio Code

Cloud drops

Chris Reddington Published on Tue, Mar 16, 2021

V011 - Weekly Technology Vlog #11

V011 - Weekly Technology Vlog #11

Almost 3 months of vlogging! Chris talks about his recent episodes, and upcoming content. This upcoming week is full of DevOps, with the completion of the GitHub, Git and GPG Key series. On Friday, he’ll be releasing an episode on using Terraform Cloud to deploy to #Azure. Lots of great …

Podcast Sessionize Azure Community

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Mar 15, 2021

30 - The Cache Aside Pattern (Optimise your caching approach!)

30 - The Cache Aside Pattern (Optimise your caching approach!)

Have you implemented caching within your application and need a better way to maintain consistency between your cache and datastore? Or maybe you haven’t adopted caching yet, and intrigued on what patterns you could use to do so? Then take a look in this session as Chris explores how caching …

Architecture Data Azure Cache for Redis

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Mar 12, 2021

Cloud Drops - Installing, Upgrading and Auto-Upgrading the Azure CLI

Cloud Drops - Installing, Upgrading and Auto-Upgrading the Azure CLI

Want to get started with the Azure CLI in Azure Cloud Shell or on Containers, Linux, MacOS or Windows? Then check out this bite-sized video from the Cloud With Chris Cloud Drops series on Installing, Upgrading and Auto-Upgrading the Azure CLI.

Automation Command-Line Azure

Cloud drops

Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Mar 10, 2021

V010 - Weekly Technology Vlog #10 (Episode backlog until Mid-July! New Microphone, Ignite Content!)

V010 - Weekly Technology Vlog #10 (Episode backlog until Mid-July! New Microphone, Ignite Content!)

In this video, Chris updates on the Cloud With Chris content over the last week. It’s been busy! Vlog #9, Git and GPG Keys Part 2, Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 2, The Side Car and Ambassador Patterns, Teasing the Cloud Drops Series and presenting at the Limerick Dotnet Azure User Group. There …

Podcast Sessionize Azure Community

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Mar 8, 2021

29 - The Sidecar and Ambassador Patterns

29 - The Sidecar and Ambassador Patterns

Have a need to update a legacy application to use cloud concepts such as retry, circuit breaker or other features? Then the ambassador or sidecar patterns may be for you! Join Peter and Chris as they continue their journey exploring Cloud Design Patterns. In this session, they discuss the Sidecar …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Azure Architecture Center Security

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Peter Piper Published on Fri, Mar 12, 2021

CGN2 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 2 - Matchmaking Services

CGN2 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 2 - Matchmaking Services

Ever thought about what it takes to host a game in the Cloud? Well, this is the series for you! On the first Wednesday of every month, we explore Cloud Concepts that impact your journey to a connected multiplayer gaming experience! In this second session, we’ll play some Halo and talk about …

Architecture Gaming

Cloud gaming notes

Chris Reddington Lee Williams Published on Wed, Mar 3, 2021

V009 - Weekly Technology Vlog #9 (1 year of Cloud With Chris, Azure Retirements, Microsoft Ignite)

V009 - Weekly Technology Vlog #9 (1 year of Cloud With Chris, Azure Retirements, Microsoft Ignite)

In this video, Chris recaps over the last week, including The GitHub & GPG Keys blog series, his webinar with SquaredUp on Application Observability in a distributed world and the Introduction to Landing Zones, where he was joined by Karim Fahmy. This week, it’s Microsoft Ignite, so keep a …

Podcast Ignite Microsoft Conference AKS Kubernetes Cloud Design Patterns Azure Community

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Mar 1, 2021

28 - Intro to Landing Zones

28 - Intro to Landing Zones

Heard about something called a Landing Zone, and think you need a helicopter ready to use it? Not quite! In this session, Chris is joined by Karim Fahmy as they discuss an introduction to Azure Landing Zones and how they underpin some of the core cloud foundations (e.g. governance, networking, core …

Architecture APIs Cloud Foundations

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Karim Fahmy Published on Fri, Feb 26, 2021

V008 - Weekly Technology Vlog #8 (Changing Role, Guest Appearances, LOTS of Azure News)

V008 - Weekly Technology Vlog #8 (Changing Role, Guest Appearances, LOTS of Azure News)

In this video, Chris recaps the events over the last week, including his transition from FastTrack for Azure Engineer into a Cloud Solution Architect, The Compute Resource Consolidation Pattern and being “In Conversation with” JonnyChipz and the relaunch of Azure Thames Valley! This …

Career Cloud Community Azure Azure Thames Valley

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Feb 22, 2021

27 - The Compute Resource Consolidation Pattern (Optimise for Cost!)

27 - The Compute Resource Consolidation Pattern (Optimise for Cost!)

Have you deployed your application in a way that it needs compute dedicated for each instance? Perhaps you have an app which could be deployed as a Software as a Service/multi-tenanted app, but still have a deployment per tenant? Well, find out how the Compute Resource Consolidation Pattern could be …

Architecture Cost

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Feb 19, 2021

V007 - Weekly Technology Vlog #7 (Recap, NEW SITE, NEWS!)

V007 - Weekly Technology Vlog #7 (Recap, NEW SITE, NEWS!)

In this video, Chris updates on cloud with Chris from the recent week as well as Azureish Live, what’s coming up over the next week (Azure Thames Valley, another blog post and Compute Resource Consolidation Pattern). We then explore the most recent updates from Azure Updates, Azure …

Podcast Sessionize Azure Community Bicep ARM Templates

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Feb 15, 2021

26 - The Pub Sub, Priority Queue and Pipes and Filter Patterns

26 - The Pub Sub, Priority Queue and Pipes and Filter Patterns

Ever wondered how complex integration systems / enterprise messaging works? Curious about whether there’s a way to bypass and prioritise certain messages? Then join this episode as Chris Reddington and Will Eastbury explore the Priority Queue and Pipes and Filter patterns. Spoiler - These …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Messaging Integration Azure Architecture Center

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Chris Reddington Will Eastbury Published on Fri, Feb 12, 2021

25 - A conversation on Mental Health

25 - A conversation on Mental Health

Mental Health - A concept that often has stigma surrounding it, or a concept that is misunderstood. In this episode, Chris Reddington is joined by Andrew Nathan as they both talk through their own experiences of Mental Health, the importance of looking after your mental health, and being okay with …

Mental Health Health People Wellbeing

Chris Reddington Andrew Nathan Published on Tue, Feb 9, 2021

V006 - Weekly Technology Vlog #6 (Recap, Coming Up and NEWS!)

V006 - Weekly Technology Vlog #6 (Recap, Coming Up and NEWS!)

In this video, Chris updates on cloud with Chris from the recent week, and what’s coming up over the next week (Azureish Live, another blog post and The Pipes & Filter / Priority Queues patterns). We then explore the most recent updates from Azure Updates, Azure Architecture Center, Azure …

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Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Feb 8, 2021

CGN1 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 1 - Hosting a Game Server

CGN1 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 1 - Hosting a Game Server

Ever thought about what it takes to host a game in the Cloud? Well, this is the series for you! On the first Wednesday of every month, we explore Cloud Concepts that impact your journey to a connected multiplayer gaming experience! In this first session, we’ll play some Minecraft and talk to …

Architecture Gaming

Cloud gaming notes

Chris Reddington Lee Williams Published on Wed, Feb 3, 2021

V005 - Weekly Technology Vlog #5 (My Setup, Architecture Patterns, Mental Health and NEWS)

V005 - Weekly Technology Vlog #5 (My Setup, Architecture Patterns, Mental Health and NEWS)

In this video, Chris updates on cloud with Chris from the recent week, and what’s coming up over the next week (Spoiler - This is a packed week - another blog, a new series - Cloud Gaming Notes, and an episode on Mental Health). We then explore the most recent updates from Azure Updates, Azure …

Mental Health Azure GitHub Wellbeing Azure DevOps

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Feb 1, 2021

24 - Health Endpoint Monitoring Pattern (Monitor your service and its dependencies!)

24 - Health Endpoint Monitoring Pattern (Monitor your service and its dependencies!)

Have you ever seen one of those status pages that returns healthy when all is good, but unhealthy when there is a problem with even one dependent service? Probably on a cloud service health dashboard? Well tune in to this episode as we talk about the Health Endpoint Monitoring Pattern and how you …

Architecture Monitoring

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Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Jan 29, 2021

V004 - Weekly Technology Vlog #4 (JamStack + Cloud, Upcoming Talks and Tech News)

V004 - Weekly Technology Vlog #4 (JamStack + Cloud, Upcoming Talks and Tech News)

In this video, Chris updates on Cloud With Chris from the last week, and how you can keep up to date with all the upcoming content (Spoiler: It’s growing, including the talks outside of the channel!). Are you in the Thames Valley area, or even further afield? Then you may want to tune in to …

Podcast Sessionize Azure Community

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Jan 25, 2021

23 - Gatekeeper and Valet Key Patterns - Secure your APIs and Resources

23 - Gatekeeper and Valet Key Patterns - Secure your APIs and Resources

You may have joined Peter and Chris in some of their previous episodes such as the API Economy, The Backends for Frontends & Strangler Pattern, or The Anti-Corruption Layer, Gateway Aggregation and Gateway Routing patterns. They’ll will be continuing our journey talking about API Cloud …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Security Azure Architecture Center

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Peter Piper Published on Fri, Jan 22, 2021

V003 - Weekly Technology Vlog #3 (Contributing to OSS, Azure Thames Valley and Tech News)

V003 - Weekly Technology Vlog #3 (Contributing to OSS, Azure Thames Valley and Tech News)

In this video, Chris updates on Cloud With Chris from the last week, and how you can keep up to date with all the upcoming content (Spoiler: There’s a lot!). He also talks through his upcoming sessions with Azureish Live, SquaredUp, JonnyChipz and more. Are you in the Thames Valley area? Then …

GitHub Azure DevOps Azure Thames Valley Azure Community

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Jan 18, 2021

22 - Static Content Hosting Pattern (Save cost and gain performance for static websites!)

22 - Static Content Hosting Pattern (Save cost and gain performance for static websites!)

Do you have a website that is made up mostly of Static Content (e.g. HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Images)? Interested how you can optimise for performance and cost savings as well? Then join this episode as we talk through the Cloud Design Pattern, “The Static Content Hosting Pattern”. This is …

Architecture Hugo Static content

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Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Jan 15, 2021

V002 - Weekly Technology Vlog #2 (Show Updates, Azure Updates, CloudFamily.info)

V002 - Weekly Technology Vlog #2 (Show Updates, Azure Updates, CloudFamily.info)

In this video, Chris lays out his second weekly technology vlog update talking about updates on Cloud With Chris (Weekly Vlogs, Blogs, Podcast Series episodes, Sessionize), Azure Updates, Community Updates (John Lunn aka JonnyChipz, Sarah Lean aka TechieLass, CloudFamily.info and Richard Hooper aka …

Podcast Sessionize Azure Community GitHub Codespaces Visual Studio Code Azure DevOps DevOps GitHub

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Jan 11, 2021

GitHub Codespaces, Visual Studio Code and Remote Containers

GitHub Codespaces, Visual Studio Code and Remote Containers

Imagine the scenario. You’re a developer and you need to go and build some code. You need to install a number of dependencies, a code editor and perhaps a number of frameworks, only to find the code still doesn’t compile on your machine. Probably because you’re missing some …

GitHub GitHub Actions DevOps GitHub Codespaces Development Visual Studio Code Containers

Git hub actions and azure

Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Jan 8, 2021

V001 - Weekly Technology Vlog #1 (Blog, Hugo, Azure, GitHub & Azure DevOps)

V001 - Weekly Technology Vlog #1 (Blog, Hugo, Azure, GitHub & Azure DevOps)

In this video, Chris sets off his weekly technology vlog updates talking about some of the things he worked on over his December break including OSS Contributions. He also talks through some updates from the month of December across Azure, GitHub and Azure DevOps.

Open Source Hugo Azure GitHub Azure DevOps DevOps

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Jan 4, 2021

21 - The Queue Based Load Levelling and Competing Consumers Pattern

21 - The Queue Based Load Levelling and Competing Consumers Pattern

Do you have an application with some specific requirements around scalability, and continuity of service? What happens if your service is hit by heavy load? Could performance/reliability issues cause an impact to your solution? This is where both the queue-based load levelling and competing …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Azure Architecture Center Messaging Integration Scalability Requirements

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Will Eastbury Published on Fri, Jan 1, 2021

20 - The Anti-corruption layer, Gateway Aggregation and Gateway Routing patterns

20 - The Anti-corruption layer, Gateway Aggregation and Gateway Routing patterns

You’ve heard Peter and Chris talk about The Façade pattern previously. These patterns build upon the Façade concept. The façade layer could be used to translate requests between various subsystems, aggregate multiple backend requests into a single response and offload specialised functionality …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Azure Application Gateway Azure Architecture Center Integration

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Peter Piper Published on Wed, Dec 30, 2020

19 - The Event Sourcing, Materialized View and CQRS Patterns

19 - The Event Sourcing, Materialized View and CQRS Patterns

The event sourcing pattern is a well-known pattern and has been around for some time. The idea is that you use an append-only store to record the full series of actions taken on the data. This combines well with the materialized view pattern, where a pre-populated view is generated over one (or …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Data Event-Driven Architecture Azure Architecture Center

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Steph Martin Published on Wed, Dec 23, 2020

11 - The Geode Pattern - What is it and how can it be useful for my app?

11 - The Geode Pattern - What is it and how can it be useful for my app?

You may have heard of patterns like the retry pattern, circuit breaker, CQRS or bulkhead. But have you heard about the Geode pattern? Join Chris and Will Eastbury in this session as they talk through how this pattern can help improve latency and increase availability for your application.

This …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Azure Architecture Center

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Will Eastbury Published on Mon, Dec 21, 2020

18 - Tales from the Real World - Defying Gravity.. The magic behind Flight Simulator 2020

18 - Tales from the Real World - Defying Gravity.. The magic behind Flight Simulator 2020

Have you tried Flight Simulator 2020 and been impressed by how well it maps to the real world? Joined other users in the simulator on a journey and encountered other ‘live’ aircrafts, or changing weather conditions? This is powered by the Cloud! Join Chris and Cam as they embark on a …

Architecture Gaming

Tales from the real world

Chris Reddington Cam Adams Published on Fri, Dec 18, 2020

GitHub Issues and GitHub Discussions

GitHub Issues and GitHub Discussions

In this episode, we’ll be taking a look at GitHub Issues and GitHub Discussions which recently came out at GitHub Universe. Interested? Then stick around as we find out more about both of these topics!

GitHub GitHub Actions GitHub Discussions GitHub Issues

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Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Dec 16, 2020

GitHub Universe and GitHub Actions Deployments

GitHub Universe and GitHub Actions Deployments

In this episode, we’re going to be taking a slight detour away from GitHub actions and focus on some of the announcements from GitHub universe last week. We’re going to explore them both from the announcements, and also take a look at some of those features that have already been …

GitHub GitHub Actions DevOps .NET Core App Service Manual Approvals GitHub Discussions

Git hub actions and azure

Chris Reddington Published on Tue, Dec 15, 2020

17 - The Throttling, Retry and Circuit Breaker Patterns

17 - The Throttling, Retry and Circuit Breaker Patterns

How are you thinking about handling load on your application, scaling out perhaps? But what about if you’re building a multi-tenant service and worried about safeguarding resources on a per tenant basis? What happens if there’s a temporary blip, and there are issues that impact the …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Azure Architecture Center

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington John Downs Published on Fri, Dec 4, 2020

GitHub Actions and Azure - Deploying .NET Core code to Azure App Service

GitHub Actions and Azure - Deploying .NET Core code to Azure App Service

You have your .NET Core code. You have your application infrastructure ready. Now, it’s time for us to deploy that application to Azure using GitHub Actions!

GitHub GitHub Actions DevOps .NET Core App Service

Git hub actions and azure

Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Dec 2, 2020

GitHub Actions and Azure - Deploying ARM templates with GitHub Actions

GitHub Actions and Azure - Deploying ARM templates with GitHub Actions

Have an application that you want to deploy to Azure in an automated way? Well, before we deploy the application code, we need some Azure Infrastructure for it to run on. In this video, we have you covered on how to deploy that infrastructure!

GitHub GitHub Actions DevOps Infrastructure as Code ARM Templates How To Integration

Git hub actions and azure

Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Dec 2, 2020

GitHub Actions and Azure - Getting started with GitHub Actions and Azure Login

GitHub Actions and Azure - Getting started with GitHub Actions and Azure Login

Want to find out more about how GitHub Actions work? How about the Azure Actions that you might use in your first deployments in the platform? Then stick around, because this video is the one for you!

GitHub GitHub Actions DevOps

Git hub actions and azure

Chris Reddington Published on Sun, Nov 29, 2020

GitHub Actions and Azure - Source Controlling our Code using Git

GitHub Actions and Azure - Source Controlling our Code using Git

Want to automate your application deployments into Azure? Heard about Git, GitHub or GitHub actions want to find out more? I’m starting a new series on how you can use GitHub Actions to deploy your applications into Azure! Interested? Then stick around to find out more.

GitHub GitHub Actions DevOps

Git hub actions and azure

Chris Reddington Published on Sun, Nov 29, 2020

16 - The Backends for Frontends and Strangler Pattern with Peter Piper

16 - The Backends for Frontends and Strangler Pattern with Peter Piper

Developing applications for new platforms, and struggling to manage your API estate? Finding you have to refactor, or in a scenario where your code isn’t clean? Want to decouple your backend APIs from your clients, and figure out how you can move from a legacy set of APIs to modern APIs? Then …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Azure Architecture Center

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Peter Piper Published on Sun, Nov 22, 2020

15 - The Sharding and Index Table Patterns

15 - The Sharding and Index Table Patterns

Starting to think about the data layer of your application, and concerned about scalability of your solution? Or have some form of application that needs to have segregation of data, perhaps customers with requirements to have their data in a particular geography? Then the first part of the session …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Azure Architecture Center

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Steph Martin Published on Fri, Nov 13, 2020

14 - The Deployment Stamps Pattern

14 - The Deployment Stamps Pattern

Want to focus on scaling an application, or care about resilience? Have a multi-tenant app, but some of your customers have specific requirements for their scenario? Want to have an application deployed globally, but users housed in a particular area for Data Sovereignty? Then listen in to this …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Azure Architecture Center Requirements

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington John Downs Published on Fri, Nov 6, 2020

13 - Tales from the Real World - Defying DDOS

13 - Tales from the Real World - Defying DDOS

When building solutions in the cloud, security is often a pillar that we hear come up in the requirements discussion. But how does that translate into the real world? Particularly defending against DDOS attacks? Check out this episode, where Cam Adams joins Chris and talks about some of the recent …

Security DDOS Requirements

Tales from the real world

Chris Reddington Cam Adams Published on Fri, Oct 30, 2020

12 - Modern Identity Patterns

12 - Modern Identity Patterns

Planning to build a cloud application, but not so sure on the latest Identity Patterns? Not sure on your AAD compared with your AAD B2B or AAD B2C? Then check out this episode, where Chris Reddington is joined by Christos Matskas.

Identity Azure AD Azure AD B2C Authorization Authentication OAuth

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Chris Reddington Christos Matskas Published on Fri, Oct 16, 2020

10 - Exploring GitHub Actions to deploy Static Content and Azure Functions | Cloud with Chris

10 - Exploring GitHub Actions to deploy Static Content and Azure Functions | Cloud with Chris

Recently, I’ve been doing a bit of work with GitHub Actions as well as Terraform for a pet project I’ve been working on. I’ve been building a multi-tenanted inventory app for my Yu-Gi-Oh card collection. In this session, we’ll explore some of the GitHub actions that I have …

DevOps GitHub Serverless Microservices GitHub Actions

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Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Oct 2, 2020

9 - Building smart Integration Solutions with Microsoft Azure

9 - Building smart Integration Solutions with Microsoft Azure

When we think about cloud, we typically think about distributed systems and somehow bringing those different components or systems together, so integrating them. But what are the common practices, or common challenges? You’ve probably heard of serverless, how does that fit into things? Well, …

Serverless Event-Driven Architecture Monitoring Integration

Podcast episodes

Chris Reddington Ezhilarasi Chezhiyan Published on Sun, Aug 2, 2020

8 - Azure Security

8 - Azure Security

In this episode, we get back to a requirements based topic, and an area that will significantly impact the design of our resulting solution architecture. That topic is security! It’s one of the hot topics that organisations want to discuss when moving to the cloud. So I’m pleased to be …

Security Architecture DevOps Agile Authentication Authorization DDOS Requirements

Podcast episodes

Chris Reddington Andrew Nathan Published on Sun, Jun 7, 2020

7 - Creating Cloud with Chris

7 - Creating Cloud with Chris

We’re going to go in a little bit of a different direction for this episode, and focus on the podcast itself and my podcast journey so far! Not only is this episode topic slightly different, we’re running a different format as well! In this episode, I’m joined by my colleague, …

Podcasting Community Blogging Vlogging Content Creation

Podcast episodes

Chris Reddington Fletcher Kelly Published on Sun, May 24, 2020

6 - Hybrid Cloud

6 - Hybrid Cloud

Joining me in this episode is Thomas Maurer, a Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft who engages with the community and customers around the world! Most of the focus so far in Cloud with Chris has been on Public Cloud, so Thomas and I adjust course slightly, and talk about Hybrid Cloud, and the new and …

Architecture Hybrid Azure Stack Requirements Azure Arc

Podcast episodes

Chris Reddington Thomas Maurer Published on Sun, May 10, 2020

5 - The API Economy

5 - The API Economy

Let’s introduce the next episode -We have another guest! We’re starting to bring a few of those previous topics together in this episode. We touch upon requirements, DevOps, and building applications - or rather APIs - in the cloud. In this episode, I talk with a colleague and friend, …

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Integration Microservices OAuth Requirements

Podcast episodes

Chris Reddington Peter Piper Published on Sat, Apr 25, 2020

4 - Hackathons

4 - Hackathons

Here we go - Episode #4! Have you ever had an idea, and you want to quickly prove it out? Or have you wanted to build out a scenario to expand your own skills, whether that is development, design or perhaps other skills? You’ve probably heard about Hackathon events in recent years, and …

Hackathons Development Agile Azure Requirements

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Chris Reddington Maria Vrabie Published on Sun, Apr 12, 2020

3 - DevOps in a Cloud World

3 - DevOps in a Cloud World

In this episode, I’m very fortunate to have my first guest come and join me! And what better way to kick this off, than a topic area which is very close to my own heart - DevOps. I’m very excited that I was able to invite Abel Wang, Principal Developer Advocate and DevOps lead to come …

DevOps Azure DevOps Shift Left Data DevOps Testing

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Chris Reddington Abel Wang Published on Sun, Mar 29, 2020

2 - Cost Control

2 - Cost Control

Let’s introduce Episode #2! This was a suggestion from the community, so a big thank you to Garth Niblock for this one! Last time we talked about requirements, and cost is one dimension of that - but a very important one. When we move into a cloud world, the technology will change, but the way …

Architecture Cost Governance DDOS Requirements

Podcast episodes

Chris Reddington Published on Sun, Mar 15, 2020

1 - Requirements in Context

1 - Requirements in Context

This is the first episode! We’ll be talking about all things requirements. Why is that? Well, that’s the place any kind of project should start - What are you aiming for, what are you trying to achieve and what is the context?

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Requirements

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Published on Sun, Mar 1, 2020

0 - Teaser

0 - Teaser

Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Feb 19, 2020