Mike is the CEO of The Duckbill Group where he helps companies improve their AWS bills by making them smaller and less horrifying. Mike is the author of O’Reilly’s Practical Monitoring and editor/analyst at Monitoring Weekly. He was previously an SRE/DevOps Engineer/system administrator for companies such as Taos Consulting, Peak Hosting, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and many more. Mike is originally from Knoxville, TN (Go Vols!) and currently resides in Portland, OR.