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Season 1 Episode 13 - What On Earth Is App Modernization With Alex Kearns

Episode Summary

People throw around the phrase “app modernization” and “cloud migration” far too often. What do they mean? Are they the same thing? In this episode, Allen sits down with Alex Kearns to navigate the twists and turns of the cloud to find out the answer. The two talk about different strategies of modernization like the strangler pattern and learn how it’s transforming the way businesses approach their cloud journeys.

Learn how to dodge the dreaded modernization paralysis. The conversation illuminates the nuances of feature-led modernization, the right way to adapt to the cloud, and how to maximize your cloud potential without affecting your end users.

About Alex

Alex is a Principal Solutions Architect at Ubertas Consulting, AWS Ambassador, and AWS Community Builder specializing in migration and modernization. With over 5 years of experience in architecting and implementing production workloads on AWS for both customers and internal teams, he has plenty of knowledge about core AWS services that enable easier migrations in addition to those that empower customers to make the most of the cloud.

He is passionate about sharing his knowledge with the community through public speaking and blog posts as well as generally just playing about with new tech. Alex is a firm believer in making use of serverless or managed services wherever possible.

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