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 …

Why Scalability Is Big Business

Join 16,500 others and follow Sean Hull on twitter @hullsean. 1. Complexity Is Growing Despite automation & the mass migration to the cloud, or perhaps because of it, complexity continues to grow. Back in the dot com era a typical infrastructure included a load balancer, a couple web servers, one oracle database, and that was …