Lee Atchison

Lee Atchison is a software architect, author, and thought leader on cloud computing and application modernization. His best-selling book, Architecting for Scale (O’Reilly Media), is an essential resource for technical teams looking to maintain high availability and manage risk in their cloud environments. His most recent book, Business Breakthrough 3.0 (Executive Book Publishing), presents time-tested methodologies for achieving extraordinary business results.

In addition to being a featured host on the Software Engineering Daily podcast, Lee is the host of his own podcast, Modern Digital Business, an engaging and informative podcast produced for people looking to build and grow their digital business with the help of modern applications and processes developed for today’s fast-moving business environment.

Lee has been widely quoted in multiple technology publications, including InfoWorld, Diginomica, Cloud Native Now (formerly Container Journal), Forbes, AllBusiness, IT Brief, Programmable Web, and CIO Review, and has been a featured speaker at events across the globe. 

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Hyperscaling SQL with Sam Lambert

Databases underpin almost every user experience on the web, but scaling a database is one of the most fundamental infrastructure challenges in software development. PlanetScale

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CockroachDB with Jordan Lewis

SQL databases were built for data consistency and vertical scalability. They did this very well for the long era of monolithic applications running in dedicated,

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Rama with Nathan Marz

Building scalable software applications can be complex and typically requires dozens of different tools. The engineering often involves handling many arcane tasks that are distant

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Chronosphere with Martin Mao

Observability software helps teams to actively monitor and debug their systems, and these tools are increasingly vital in DevOps. However, it’s not uncommon for the

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Observability with Eduardo Silva

There are hundreds of observability companies out there, and many ways to think about observability, such as application performance monitoring, server monitoring, and tracing. In

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Blameless with Ken Gavranovic

Incident management is the process of responding to unplanned events or service interruptions, and then restoring service to an operational state. Having robust incident management

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Database Caching with Ben Hagan

Database caching is a fundamental challenge in database management and there are hundreds of techniques to satisfy different caching scenarios. PolyScale is a fully automated

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PromptOps with Dev Nag

When your application fails, finding the reason quickly is essential for limiting downtime. Often, most of the time it takes to repair a problem is

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WorkOS with Michael Grinich

Enterprise-grade authentication is often an essential ingredient to virtually all applications in today’s world. However, companies often have a hard time understanding the value of

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