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Azure DevOps Podcast

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Jan 29, 2024

Greg is a Cloud Architect that assists organizations with cloud adoption and innovation and is currently a Cloud Architect and the owner of Webonology. 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, and Microsoft Certified Trainer, and is an Azure MVP.


Topics of Discussion:

[3:49] What has been Greg’s secret sauce to success? Helping others.

[4:53] Optimizing Azure budgets.

[7:12] The cloud shines in replatforming or rehosting.

[9:12] To Greg, a lot of the cost optimization really focuses on architectural optimization.

[13:58] The importance of looking at evolution and realizing that technology doesn’t stop at the cloud.

[18:35] Don’t blame technology for your shortcomings.

[23:31] Azure services surprise people with their cost, and the need to go into things with eyes wide open.

[29:21] The problem with the pricing calculator.

[35:47] The two-fold problem with present-day containers.

[37:02] Privatized workloads.

[40:08] How the cloud can make our lives easier and enhance what we are already doing.

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