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Ep 29 - Blaize Stewart - Application Availability in the Cloud

Nov 7, 2023

The Truth About Application Availability in the Cloud: What You Need to Know

Prepare to discover the secrets to high availability and resiliency of applications in the cloud with Blaize Stewart, Architect at Xpirit.

In this episode, Blaize delves into crucial topics surrounding high availability, resiliency, and multicloud strategies, and offers valuable insights into building robust infrastructures and applications that can withstand any challenge. He also explores how Microsoft's shift towards open source could benefit your organization and revolutionize your approach to software development.

You'll learn:

  1. How Microsoft's embrace of open source can transform your software development practices
  2. The importance of high availability and resiliency in application development
  3. When multicloud strategies make sense and how to avoid common pitfalls
  4. The power of sharing knowledge through writing, podcasting, and videos to establish your expertise and build connections in your industry


About Blaize

Blaize is a Microsoft Azure MVP with a passion for open source technology and Microsoft Azure. When he’s not coding, he enjoys writing fiction and spending time with his family.

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About Xpirit

Xpirit is part of the Xebia group and is a leading consultancy specializing in the Microsoft domain. Their expertise centers on Azure and GitHub solutions.



About the host

Elias is the VP for North America at Checkmk. He comes from a strategy consulting background but has been an entrepreneur for the better part of the last 10 years. In his spare time, he likes to do triathlons.

Get in touch with Elias via LinkedIn or email



Music by Ströme, used by permission 

‚Panta Rhei‘ written by Mario Schoenhofer 

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