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The Principles of Zero Trust
For our latest episode of Teach your Niche, Taze Miller, Partner Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services, is our guest speaker! Jeff Ramsdale, Technical Director at Nortal US, and Josh Goodrich, Solutions Architect at Nortal US host the discussion for an in-depth look at The Principles of Zero Trust best practices and tips for implementation. This podcast is in English.
Definition of Zero Trust Infrastructure requirementsChallenges of implementing Zero Trust Components needed for implementationZero Trust use case How to get startedMore Information on Zero Trust by Nortal and AWS
The Case for Zero Trust by Jeff RamsdaleImplementing Zero Trust by Jeff RamsdaleMigrating to Zero Trust by Jeff RamsdaleZero Trust architectures: An AWS perspective by Mark Ryland and Quint Van DemanHow to think about Zero Trust architectures on AWS by Michael WasielewskiAWS Tools Mentioned:
AWS Identity & Access Management (IAM)
AWS Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Multi- Factor Authentication (MFA)
AWS IoT Device Management
Amazon Elastic Cloud Computer (EC2)
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Infinite Headless Commerce Scaling
In a special edition of Teach your Niche, VP of Technology, Jesse Krautwurst, VP of Client Services, Areos Ledesma, and Torben Giesselmann, a Senior Solutions Architect from Elastic Path. This podcast is in English.
Podcast Overview: [0:00-22:30]
Introduction to Elastic PathHow Elastic Path and Nortal work together Benefits of the Elastic Path and Nortal partnership How headless commerce increases adaptability How Elastic Path and Nortal enabled a highly anticipated telecommunications device launch How headless platforms open up commerce channelsThe importance of system integrators
Scaling the Front End
In our third and final podcast of the scaling series, VP of Technology, Jesse Krautwurst, Senior Software Engineer, Mike Hitchcock and Lead Software Developer, Josh Buchacher round out the series by focusing on Front End development. This podcast is in English.
Part 1: Front End Frameworks [0:00-15:45]
Scaling development Front end team best practicesCode review process Building an automated system Scaling featuresFeature flags and A/B testingPart 2: Scaling Load [15:53-36:32]
Optimizing over-the-wire size delivery to clientsServer-Side vs. Client-side renderingServer interaction through APIsScaling usability of an applicationApplication accessibility considerationsLocalization and internationalizationResponsive developmentTools Mentioned:
Chrome Browser Tools
In the second podcast on a series about scaling your technology stack, Chief Architect, Gabe Hicks, Solutions Architect, Nathan Skone, and Director of Technology, Jeff Ramsdale continue the series by talking about different patterns that help with scaling services, or the middle tier. Discussing in detail different patterns, when to use them, and common cases of misuse. This podcast is in English.
Part 1: Overview of Scaling Services [0:00-10:25]
What is scaling?What is horizontal compared to vertical scaling?Factors to consider when thinking about scaling.The difference between stateless and stateful services.Examples of automating horizontal scaling.What are other ways to scale compute?Part 2: Application Architecture [10:35-23:44]
Microservice pattern versus monolithic architecture.How caching can impact scaling: benefits and challenges.How queuing is used to scale systems.How can the service tier handle the information in the queue? The importance of autoscaling services.Tools Mentioned:
Google Compute Instances
Scaling the Database Tier
In the first podcast of a series on scaling your technology stack, Chief Architect, Gabe Hicks, Solutions Architect, Nathan Skone, and VP of Technology, Jesse Krautwurst kick-off the series by introducing the capabilities of scaling the different types of databases and scenarios for when to apply the different scaling strategies. They also go into detail about the advantages and disadvantages of scaling. This podcast is in English.
Part 1: Introduction to the Scaling Series [0:00-18:42]
The difference between relational and non-relational databasesVertical and horizontal scalingWhat are the principles of databases?CAP Theorem overviewWhat is the primary/ primary and master/ master approach to databases?Scaling with ShardingScaling with DenormalizationPart 2: Different Types of Databases [18:51-34:02]
What are the advantages of NoSQL?What are the different types of databases?What is a key value data store?What would a document database look like?What are the advantages of Time Series?What are graph non-relational databases?What are search non-relational databases?How would you approach scaling a system?How do analytics relate to scaling?Tools Mentioned:
Amazon Document DB
Influx Time Series DB
Serverless: The key to faster deployments
In our second installment of Teach your Niche, Nortal North America’s Chief Architect, Gabe Hicks and Solutions Architect, Nathan Skone, discuss the capabilities of serverless technology and how it can help your development team. This podcast is in English.
Part 1: How can you effectively leverage serverless? [0:00 - 16:06]
What does serverless mean to software developers?What are the prime use cases of serverless?What are some instances where you wouldn’t want to use serverless?Project examples of what went well and what didn’t.Part 2: Where is serverless going? [16:15 - 27:27]
Why do you think serverless popularity is increasing?How serverless can help enterprises. Where do you get started in bringing serverless practices into a company?How do you see serverless impacting developers in the future?Tools Mentioned:
Google Cloud Functions