Should we right size instances in the public cloud?

via GIPHY I’m a big fan of Corey Quinn’s Last Week in AWS newsletter. Recently he wrote a piece titled Right Sizing your instances is nonesense Not to be outdone, a blogger Joe at Sunshower.io wrote a counterpoint piece Why Right Sizing instances is not nonsense. Join 35,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter …

Are you as good as the public cloud?

via GIPHY According to Lyft’s recent public filing, they plan to spend 300 million buckaroos in the next 2.5 years on AWS. Did I hear that right? Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. Perhaps that is their estimate, or the maximum amount they want to budget for. Regardless that’s a lot …

How can communication mixups sour an enagement?

via GIPHY I recently had some communications mixups with a customer. It reminded me how delicate, communications are between customers & vendors. What’s more they can be challenging between developers & managers. It highlighted for me these challenges, and the strategies I’ve learned over the years. Join 38,000 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter …