Interviews

The following is a list of interviews Lee has done.

2018

Modern Software Podcast

Interview: New Relic Modern Software Podcast, Feb 21, 2018
When: Feb 21, 2018
If you still think multi-cloud is all about deliberately choosing several cloud providers to avoid vendor lock-in, you may be missing the point. That’s just one key takeaway from the latest episode of the New Relic Modern Software Podcast, which delves into the complex world of running—and monitoring—applications in multi-cloud environments.
[We]...invited New Relic’s Senior Director of Strategic Architecture Lee Atchison and Senior Manager of Product Marketing Aaron Newcomb to share the perspective they’ve gained from working with New Relic customers.

The 2018 Pivot for Dynamic Apps, DevOps: Live Deployment Monitoring Takes Center Stage Away From Container Orchestration

Interview: IDNews, Feb 8, 2018
When: Feb 8, 2018
The yin-yang of dynamic apps and DevOps may come into a new balance in 2018. Container orchestration will be less important, while monitoring live deployments will become the crucial focus. This shift comes in large part due to big steps in Amazon Web Services, says Lee Atchison, senior director of strategic architecture at New Relic. IDN explores.

Modern Software Podcast

Interview: New Relic Modern Software Podcast, Jan 11, 2018
When: Jan 11, 2018
The New Relic Modern Software Podcast is back! For the first episode of 2018, I’m joined by my co-host, New Relic Developer/Evangelist Tori Wieldt, along with Lee Atchison, Senior Director of Strategic Architecture, to discuss the hot-button issue of SaaS security. Specifically, the heretical idea that your precious data may actually be safer with a Software-as-a-Service provider in the cloud than in your own data center.

2017

Compare the Cloud

Interview: Compare The Cloud, Jul 10, 2017
When: Jul 10, 2017
Compare the Cloud speaks to Senior Director for New Relic, Lee Atchison at Futurestack. Lee speaks about his previous experience at AWS and the future of e-commerce platforms.

2016

theCUBE Interview

Interview: theCUBE, Jul 13, 2016
When: Jul 13, 2016
John Gray, SVP Business Development, New Relic & Lee Atchison, Cloud Architect, New Relic, joined John Furrier and Lisa Martin at AWS Summit 2016 in Santa Clara, CA.

Why Amazon Retail Went To A Service Oriented Architecture

Interview: High Scalability, Jul 13, 2016
When: Jul 13, 2016
When Lee Atchison arrived at Amazon, Amazon was in the process of moving from a large monolithic application to a Service Oriented Architecture.
Lee talks about this evolution in an interesting interview on Software Engineering Daily: Scalable Architecture with Lee Atchison, about Lee's new book: Architecting for Scale: High Availability for Your Growing Applications.

Scalable Architecture with Lee Atchison

Interview: Software Engineering Daily, Jul 8, 2016
When: Jul 8, 2016
Lee Atchison spent seven years at Amazon working in retail, software distribution, and Amazon Web Services. He then moved to New Relic, where he has spent four years scaling the company’s internal architecture. From his decade of experience at fast growing web technology companies, Lee has written the book Architecting for Scale, from O’Reilly.

Velocity Interview

Interview: Velocity, Jun 29, 2016
When: Jun 29, 2016
My recent interview by O'Reilly Media about my book Architecting for Scale. This interview was recorded during the O'Reilly Velocity conference in Santa Clara, CA, on June 23, 2016.

How New Relic Instruments Microservice Workloads

Interview: The New Stack, May 1, 2016
When: May 1, 2016
Interviewed for article.

Modern Software Podcast: 3 Paths to the Hybrid Cloud

Interview: New Relic Modern Software Podcast, Apr 6, 2016
When: Apr 6, 2016
There’s more than one way to get to the hybrid cloud. And most enterprises follow several paths to get to what is increasingly becoming the “new normal” for corporate IT infrastructure.

The New Stack @ Scale Podcast: Talking Microservices and DevOps

Interview: New Relic Modern Software Podcast, Jan 28, 2016
When: Jan 28, 2016
It’s an increasingly common scenario: As a company grows, it finds that it needs to move away from the monolithic software architecture that powered its initial success. The alternative? A microservices approach that provides more speed and flexibility.

A Look Inside Container Monitoring

Interview: The New Stack, Jan 1, 2016
When: Jan 1, 2016
Article with quotes from Lee.

Lee Atchison