David Linthicum

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David S. Linthicum is a consultant at Cloud Technology Partners and an internationally recognized industry expert and thought leader. Dave has authored 13 books on computing, the latest of which is "Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise, a Step-by-Step Approach." Dave’s industry experience includes tenures as CTO and CEO of several successful software companies, and upper-level management positions in Fortune 100 companies. He keynotes leading technology conferences on cloud computing, SOA, enterprise application integration, and enterprise architecture. Dave writes the Cloud Computing blog for InfoWorld. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packard's TechBeacon site.

The cloud is becoming exactly what it sought to replace

Adopt and perish: The CIO's cloud dilemma

Adopt and perish: The CIO's cloud dilemma

Resistance to the cloud is an easy way to get fired, but succeeding with the cloud may eliminate the justification for a CIO

When migrating apps to the cloud, don't forget containers

When migrating apps to the cloud, don't forget containers

You may not be taking advantage of an application approach between lift and shift and cloud-native

OpenStack wins big with Google partnership

OpenStack wins big with Google partnership

Google is the go-to company for making containers work across technology stacks

For better cloud performance, either go deep or go wide

For better cloud performance, either go deep or go wide

You can spend your money on adding cloud resources or, better, on refactoring your apps to be more efficient

Hey, United! Try moving your IT to the cloud

Hey, United! Try moving your IT to the cloud

A data center outage grounded United flights -- again. Perhaps the airline should look for a more reliable venue for its systems

The era of ever-cheaper cloud services is over

The era of ever-cheaper cloud services is over

Microsoft and IBM are raising prices, which enterprises can easily absorb

Cloud providers fail to give IT the data it needs

Cloud providers fail to give IT the data it needs

IT is unhappy with the lack of useful information from providers, so third-party tools are stepping in -- at a cost

Refactor or not? Decision No. 1 when porting apps to the cloud

Refactor or not? Decision No. 1 when porting apps to the cloud

Should you lift and shift, partially refactor, or completely refactor your apps when porting to the cloud? Here are the pros and cons

Don't use the cloud like a data warehouse

Don't use the cloud like a data warehouse

The 'single source of truth' data model is what IT knows, but not what it should be doing today

3 ways to screw up a cloud deployment

3 ways to screw up a cloud deployment

If you want a cloud deployment that actually works, avoid these three mistakes

Is your cloud green enough? That's the wrong question

Is your cloud green enough? That's the wrong question

If you want greener data centers, go after enterprise IT, not the cloud providers

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