190: Finally a Crowdsourced re:Invent Prediction Show

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190: Finally a Crowdsourced re:Invent Prediction Show
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Jonathan, Ryan and Justin will be live streaming the major keynotes starting Monday Night, followed by Adam’s keynote on Tuesday, Swami’s keynote on Wednesday and Wrap up our Re:Invent coverage with Werner’s keynote on Thursday. Tune into our live stream here on the site or via Twitch/Twitter, etc. 

On The Cloud Pod this week, a new AWS region is open in Spain and NBA and Microsoft team up to transform fan experiences with cloud application modernization.

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General News [0:04]

Episode Highlights

Top Quote

💎 “When we set this up, they still called you by voice and you had to validate when it took up to an hour to support case. And yeah, it would take forever. Like, not only did it take you to an hour, there’s like 10 things you needed to do with a root account that you couldn’t do with an im account. Yeah, it was brutal back then.” [9:27]

AWS: Amazon Goes to Spain

Reinvent 2022 Predictions [9:27]


  1. Adding RDS To Savings Plan – Thanks Kap, Steve Bisson and Eric Mulatrick
  2. GPU for Fargate – Defel on Reddit
  3. New mi6.xlarge family of EC2 only used by british spies – Robert Martin – Finops Slack


  1. New Graviton/Arm Based Pick – Thanks Akustic646 from reddit
  2. Cognito 2.0 – Thanks Syphoon from Reddit
  3. Meh Conference, only niche announcement its nothing for the general market.  And no additional cost savings for customers due to profitability needs at AWS – Glenn – OG AWS


  1. Significant Step Flow increases – Andrew Fitzgerald – OG
  2. Salesforce Killer for CRM Ryan Lucas
  3. SLSA solution and/or enablement/visualization/existing code family products


  1. ARM Chip Factory

Tie Breaker Number

Ryan: 22

Justin: 15

Peter: 23

Azure: The NBA Drafts Microsoft

⚡ TCP Lightning Round (Justin 9, Ryan 8, Jonathan 4, Peter 0) [28:22]

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