Digital Ocean with John Allspaw

Corey Quinn is guest hosting on Software Engineering Daily this week, presenting a Tour of the Cloud. Corey Quinn is the Chief Cloud Economist at The Duckbill Group, where he helps companies fix their AWS bill by making it smaller and less horrifying. If you’re looking to lower your AWS bill or negotiate a new contract with AWS, you can learn more about The Duckbill Group’s services at https://www.duckbillgroup.com/

Corey is also the host and creator of Last Week in AWS, which publishes newsletters and podcasts covering topics to help you stay up to date on all things AWS and insightful conversations with experts in the world of cloud computing all delivered lovingly with Corey’s infamous snark. Subscribe at https://www.lastweekinaws.com and follow Corey on Twitter @QuinnyPig. 

In this episode, Corey Quinn interviews John Allspaw, Founder and Principal of Adaptive Capacity Labs.

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