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.

CISA will mean more surveillance, not fewer cyber attacks

Docker is great for the cloud -- but too often misused

Docker and its container brethren are the pinnacle of distributed computing ... if you understand how to use them

Smart CIOs ignore cloud extremists

Still, there are pro-cloud and anti-cloud extremists that you have to watch out for

Cisco, HP, and IBM find hidden fortune in the cloud

While public cloud providers seem to dominate the market at the expense of traditional vendors, the truth is not so simple

Stop building the cloud backward

Too many in IT start wit the technology first, wasting precious time and goodwill

Oh my, how governance has changed in the cloud

The rise of cloud computing made everyone rethink governance from traditional SOA. Here’s what changed and why

Docker Inc., leave Docker tools alone

The creator of the portable app container is now competing with third-party tools and could hold back the market

For cloud security, it's not the hackers you should fear

Businesses have a lot of control over cloud-stored data, but many don't know how to use it

Business and IT have no good reason to fight over the cloud

Despite progress, too many organizations are battling internally over who controls business technology. When using cloud technology, there is a win-win option

Good news: Computer science graduates will be ready for the cloud

More and more colleges and universities are preparing students for a world beyond on-premises IT systems

IT's top 3 cloud migration errors

The good news is that most companies are now moving to the cloud; the bad news is that many are doing it poorly

It's make-or-break time for IBM's cloud

Whether rumored massive layoffs take place, IBM is in serious trouble when it comes to the cloud

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