Learn how to create services that can be run in a cloud environment. Running in the cloud allows you to start quickly, with minimal expenses and lots of flexibility.
| January 11, 2013
Next time you’re talking to a software vendor who’s trumpeting that their software will run in the Cloud, ask them what their replication strategy is.
| December 27, 2012
If you treat Cloud resources like physical resources, then you've given up much of the flexibility the Cloud promises.
| November 8, 2012
The best way to think about a Cloud workload is all the individual capabilities and units of work that make up a discrete application.
| October 19, 2012
Once Cloud tools and technologies mature, there will be no reason whatsoever to build out a data center as anything but a Cloud.
| September 4, 2012
Many software vendors practice Cloudwashing: skewing the definition of Cloud to favor their offerings. It's much easier to change the marketing than to change the product, after all, especially when Cloud Computing often requires a complete rethink of what it means to build, sell, and deliver software to customers.
| August 28, 2012
The Cloud's security failings may be overblown, and on-premise environments and Private Clouds have their own security issues as well, but it's important to understand just what security the Cloud does -- and more importantly, does not -- offer.
Cloud computing seems particularly well-suited for big data projects.
OSCON '09: US Developers, Code for Your Country—If the Government Will Let You
| August 19, 2008
Executives Avoiding Cloud Computing in Droves