David Linthicum

Columnist

David S. Linthicum is SVP 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.


Docker's tremendous upside could upset some enterprises

Docker is straightforward to adopt and solves key problems -- and could trip up your cloud app migration strategy

More enterprises are building their own private clouds

More enterprises are building their own private clouds

Generic offerings, specialized needs, and a desire to own one's destiny are shifting IT away from third-party private clouds

No, you can't buy a cloud at Best Buy

Cloud computing is confusing enough, without personal NAS providers muddying the waters

Open standards face an uphill climb in the cloud

Despite initial enthusiasm for open technologies, enterprises are favoring proprietary big-name cloud providers

A cloud move raises security fears -- and a chance to improve

In a year of breaches both on premises and in the cloud, security issues should trouble you. But the cloud can also help

4 cloud realities to be thankful for

The move to the cloud seems to be going smoother than many expected

Health care welcomes the cloud, as resistance crumbles

New IT leadership is helping more and more health care providers move to the cloud

AWS squares up against Google in the Docker war

Docker is too new to get massive enterprise adoption, but Amazon joins Google in providing the technology for when that time comes

Amazon Web Services cracks open the door to hybrid clouds

Its public cloud focus intact, Amazon nonetheless is making on-premises integration part of the official story

You should listen to that annoying cloud skeptic

Hyped technology, including the cloud, tends to be used where it does not belong. Naysayers help you avoid that mistake

Google gets a jump on Microsoft and Amazon with Container Engine

Google ups its Docker game and strikes first in the container race, ahead of Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services

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