Episode 12: The one with Corey Quinn


In this episode we are joined with Corey Quinn, Chief Cloud Economist at The Duckbill Group. Corey talks with us about many things including Chaos Engineering as a cost optimization strategy for the cloud and his thoughts on AWS Chaos Engineering platforms.

Corey Quinn

Corey is the Chief Cloud Economist at The Duckbill Group, where he specializes in helping companies improve their AWS bills by making them smaller and less horrifying. He also hosts the “Screaming in the Cloud” and “AWS Morning Brief” podcasts; and curates “Last Week in AWS,” a weekly newsletter summarizing the latest in AWS news, blogs, and tools, sprinkled with snark and thoughtful analysis in roughly equal measure.

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