David Linthicum

Columnist

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.

Good cloud ops needs good cloud metrics

Lazy logging in the cloud will cost you big

Lazy logging in the cloud will cost you big

Too many organizations log all cloud activities because they can. Here's what you should do instead

Windows 10 will push you to pay more for Office

Windows 10 will push you to pay more for Office

Microsoft's hybrid-cloud model for apps will lead to higher prices in return for greater flexibility

3 tips to avoid disaster in your cloud migration

3 tips to avoid disaster in your cloud migration

There are not yet any cookie-cutter best practices and enabling technologies to move applications to the cloud

Clouds on clouds on clouds: The new IT

Clouds on clouds on clouds: The new IT

You’re likely using nested clouds today -- but don’t really know it

Cloud wars: China's deep-pocketed Alibaba takes on AWS

Cloud wars: China's deep-pocketed Alibaba takes on AWS

A $1 billion investment in the cloud sounds like a game-changer, but it's not

3 lessons for IT from Amazon Web Services

3 lessons for IT from Amazon Web Services

AWS's developer-focused approach is one lesson enterprises should glean from the cloud leader

The cloud is becoming exactly what it sought to replace

The cloud is becoming exactly what it sought to replace

Cloud providers once promised to be different from traditional enterprise software providers. Here's why that didn't happen

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

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