The AWS gorilla

  • There are two kinds of technology markets: Gorilla Games and Royalty Markets. In a Gorilla Game, you have gorillas and chimps. In a Royalty Market, you have kings, princes, and serfs.
  • In a Gorilla Game, the leaders have proprietary technology that makes it difficult for competitors to compete. In a Royalty Market, the technology has been commoditized and it’s hard to become a leader. The more proprietary features a vendor has and the deeper the moat they create with these features, the harder it will be to switch vendor and the stronger the gorilla becomes.
  • The best time to invest in a gorilla is when the market is about to enter a period of hypergrowth. At this point, the gorilla might not be fully determined and it’s best to invest in the gorilla candidates and sell stock as it becomes obvious that they won’t be a gorilla and reinvest the proceeds of that sale into the emerging gorilla.
  • Once a gorilla is established, the only way that a gorilla can be toppled is when a paradigm shift occurs in a game and new disruptive technology creates a new game.
  • Set up VPN’s, subnets, security groups, users’ access, policies, etc.
  • Migration of applications and data
  • Recertification of environments (HiTrust, HIPAA, GDPR compliance, etc.)

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Data Scientist, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Author of “Artificial Intelligence with Python”

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