About MeGreetings, fellow humans! I'm a proud dad of two awesome kids, and my other love is Cloud! Working for 20+ years in tech has taught me 2 things; Always have a backup and yes, it was the network! The last 7+ of those years has been all about the cloud, and when I find the time, a bit of blogging and podcasting too!
- Is the Cloud actually greener?
- TekBytes #5: The Current State of Cloud Security
- TekBytes #4: Why I’ve Switched to Simple Markdown in WordPress
- Answer Honestly: Are you Ersatz Cloud Native?
- TekBytes #3: A Certification Haiku for the vExpert Announcement!
- TekBytes #2: The Complexity of Public Cloud Architecture
- TekBytes #1 – CloudSpotting – A New Tech Podcast
- TekBytes: A Blogging Experiment
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Category Archives: Cloud
Docker – State of the Nation (aka Observations of a Brit)
It may surprise you to learn that Docker is actually quite old now (at least in Startup terms!), having released the first version of their very cool software [..]
Does Cloud Provide Infinite Storage Capacity and Retention?
I wrote last week about the challenges of long-term retention of data, and some of the architectural considerations and decisions we take in designing long-term backup or archive [..]
Startup Spotlight: Re-skill, Pivot or Get Squashed
The subject matter of this post is a startup of sorts and was triggered by a conversation I had with an industry veteran a few months back. By [..]
Downtime sucks! Designing Highly Available Applications on a Budget
Downtime sucks. I write this whilst sitting in an airport lounge, having been disembarked from my plane due to a technical fault. I don’t really begrudge the airline [..]