Forrest Brazeal

Forrest Brazeal

Forrest Brazeal is an AWS Serverless Hero and enterprise architect who has led cloud adoption initiatives for companies ranging from startups to the Fortune 50.

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Scaling the hottest app i...

A cloud conversation with Blake Stoddard, Sr SRE at Basecamp / HEY. This interview has bee...

COVID and cost optimizati...

What’s it like to lead a cloud migration through a global pandemic?

Optimizing a multimillion...

In December 2019, A Cloud Guru acquired our largest competitor, Linux Academy -- along wit...

Why “central cloud teams”...

Early in my cloud career, I joined a “central cloud team” for a big enterprise. We created...

With VPNs besieged, cloud...

Predicting the “year of Linux on the desktop” may always be a fool’s errand. But I think w...

In praise of S3, the grea...

25,000 #CloudMadness voters can’t be wrong: Amazon S3 is the greatest cloud service of all...

Brazeal: How your org pre...

I’ll make you a bet. 

#CloudMadness: Final Resu...

Final Results: 3/20/20 We have a winner! In a buzzer-beating finish, S3 has upset Lambda a...

Do I Really Need a VPC?

From a security standpoint, a VPC isn’t a magic power. It’s another layer of responsibilit...

Brazeal: The lift-and-shi...

The clock ticked loudly. Everybody could hear it.

Brazeal: Dead tree, donut...

Let’s get this out on the table right up front: a lot of cloud adoption projects fail. Tha...

"Parents as a Service"

Level up your humor today! Getting started with Amazon Web Services (AWS)? We've put toget...

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