Aug 8, 2022
Greg is a Cloud Architect that assists organizations with cloud adoption and innovation and is currently a Public Cloud Architect at AT&T. He has been working in the IT industry since his time in the military and is a developer, teacher, speaker, and early adopter. Greg has worked in many facets of IT throughout his career and is currently the president of TampaDev a community meetup that runs #TampaCC and various technology events throughout Tampa. Greg holds a certification as a Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert, Microsoft Certified Trainer, and is an Azure MVP.
Topics of Discussion:
[2:45] Businesses still struggle with how to manage costs, even with all the new things that have surfaced in Azure.
[3:30] Understanding your cost structures is critical.
[6:20] What does the mindset look like?
[6:43] What the heck is a Microsoft Certified Azure solutions architect expert?
[9:09] The biggest thing that Greg can impress upon architects is that you're not always in control of your own destiny.
[10:01] What is Greg’s favorite Diagramming Method or diagramming tool?
[11:52] How does one go about making decisions and projecting what the monthly bill is going to be for a given application?
[16:20] When building a service, Greg tries to start in the serverless arena, and then moves up from there.
[25:13] What is the direction we are heading with Azure?
[28:33] The go-to solutions that Greg has his teams use for just their individual network security for their own computer when they're not in a corporate building.
Mentioned in this Episode:
Architect Tips — New video podcast!
Clear Measure (Sponsor)
.NET DevOps for Azure: A Developer’s Guide to DevOps Architecture the Right Way, by Jeffrey Palermo — Available on Amazon!
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