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Screaming in the Cloud: All Along the of Automation with Anurag Gupta

Anurag Gupta joins Corey Quinn to discuss the large variety of services he helped launch and his transition back to start-ups with the founding of Shoreline.


Corey Quinn, Chief Cloud Economist at The Duckbill Group and host of the Screaming in the Cloud Podcast, is joined by Anurag Gupta, founder and CEO of Anurag guides us through the large variety of services he helped launch to include RDS, Aurora, EMR, Redshift and other. The result? Running things almost like a start-up—but with some distinct differences.

Eventually Anurag ended up back in the testy waters of start-ups. He and Corey discuss the nature of that transition to get back to solving holistic problems, tapping into conveying those stories, and what Anurag was able to bring to his team at where automation is king. Anurag goes into the details of what Shoreline is and what they do.

What you'll learn

  • What is it like to transition from a large company like AWS back to a start-up?
  • Why is availability key to business outcomes?
  • Who is Shoreline and what do they do?