Publications Contributed Articles & Blogs

Quoted in article on serverless computing that appeared in a special edition technology section of The London Times, Sunday edition.
Featured as one of the "18 Cloud Leaders to Follow Online" in an article by Kevin Casey in the Modern Software blog.
Don’t Write Off the AWS S3 Outage as a Fat-Finger Folly Article in The New Stack, Mar 7, 2017
Major bug? Human error? Neither. The AWS S3 outage last week was more like a minor bug in an otherwise solid availability plan executed by AWS.
Agile says build a minimum viable product (MVP) and continuously improve it with DevOps. Just don’t neglect architecture.
Hybrid cloud: what goes where? Quoted in article, Feb 23, 2017
Following an initial period of excitement, when businesses thought that most data and applications were best stored in the cloud, organisations are now reviewing what is the best hybrid strategy for them
How to tell SaaS look-alikes from the real thing Article in Diginomica, Jan 10, 2017
Isn’t single-tenant SaaS just managed hosting? New Relic’s Lee Atchison delves into the world of SaaS look-alikes to find the real thing.
Article containing quotes by me.
DZone: Monitoring the Dynamic Cloud Article in DZone, Jan 1, 2017
Article in DZone about my FutureStack/SF talk.
Goldilocks, serverless and DevOps: Five predictions for IT in 2017 Article in IT Pro Portal (republished multiple locations) in IT Pro Portal, Dec 9, 2016
As 2016 draws to a close, it’s time to once again consider how the IT industry will grow, adapt, evolve and transform in the coming year, and to consider what lies in store for 2017. Here, I set out my top five predictions for what we can expect to see over the next 12 months and beyond.
How to make services just the right size.
Short video about mastering the transition from Static to Dynamic Infrastructure.
Why Amazon Retail Went To A Service Oriented Architecture Article in High Scalability, July 7, 2016
Article talking about me and my experiences at moving to an SOA architecture.
Why I Wrote the Book on ‘Architecting for Scale’ Post in New Relic Blog, July 13, 2016
Blog article talking about the concepts I talk about in my book, and why I consider them important.
Customer Successes Take Center Stage at FutureStack London Post in New Relic Blog, July 7, 2016
Blog article talking about our FutureStack16 event "across the pond".
10 Tech Books For Summer Reading Article in Network Computing, June 2016
Summer reading list. Architecting For Scale is the third book on the list.
Article in Tech Target by Joel Shore about my presentation on Static vs Dyanmic clouds at Cloud Expo 2016.
New Relic’s Big Day at Fenway Park Post in New Relic Blog, June 6, 2016
Blog article talking about the New Relic tech event at Fenway Park in Boston.
How New Relic Instruments Microservice Workloads Article in The New Stack, May, 2016
Interviewed for article.
What Are Microservices and Why Should You Use Them? (Part 1) Article in Programmable Web, May 2016
Programmable Web Article
Programmable Web Article
Change and the Cloud Article in CIO Review, April 2016
CIO Review Article
Article written by Lee.
A Look Inside Container Monitoring by C.K. Oliver in The New Stack, January 2016
Article with quotes from Lee.

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