5 Sobering Realities of a Cloud Journey

Spring 2023

Now that many companies have been on their cloud journeys for over a decade, this session will share 5 sobering realities I have experienced over my 11-year journey to the cloud as an Product and Engineering Manager.

Session Outline:
-Public Cloud is not cheaper.
-At scale, the amount of infrastructure expense moving from CapEX to OpEX is minimal.
-We can change our culture and ways of working slowly over time.
-Patterns will accelerate our application migrations to the cloud.
-Adopting the Public Cloud will allow us to reduce our IT labor spend.


Dyrke is a seasoned cloud and DevOps expert with over 12 years of experience designing, implementing, and managing cloud-based solutions for a diverse range of customers. He has a proven track record of optimizing infrastructure for high availability, scalability, and security. Dyrke has a deep understanding of cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure, and he is passionate about leveraging DevOps methodologies to streamline development processes and improve software delivery. With his extensive knowledge and expertise, Dyrke has helped numerous organizations adopt cloud technologies and implement DevOps practices, enabling them to achieve greater agility, efficiency, and innovation.

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