Technology is great, but sometimes when we apply it to real world scenarios there can be challenges. There might be people/process challenges, or issues trying to bring different types of technology together. We also need to make considerations around security and many other cross-cutting concerns. This is less about the theory, and the technology - focusing more on the stories and the lessons learned from the real world. Tune in to this and listen in!

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Why a Diverse Team is Crucial to Startup Success

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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

Top new CNCF projects to look out for

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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

Tales from the real world with Matt Bradley

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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

Social Opinion with Jamie Maguire

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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

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

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

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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

13 - Tales from the Real World - Defying DDOS

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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