David Linthicum

David S. Linthicum is a chief cloud strategy officer at Deloitte Consulting, 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. His views are his own.

Don’t kludge serverless cloud applications

Create a productive cloudops feedback loop

Create a productive cloudops feedback loop

Continuously improving operations requires end users to communicate issues with cloud-delivered systems directly to the ops team

Cloud architects who earn $150,000 are likely underpaid

Cloud architects who earn $150,000 are likely underpaid

Good cloud architects are hard to come by and often worth their weight in gold. That’s why, in some cases, their salary may be higher than their leaders’

Cloud architecture that avoids risk and complexity

Cloud architecture that avoids risk and complexity

Architecture that isn't effective but still works isn't good enough. Removing risk, complexity, and cost should be your primary objectives

Be prepared for microservices challenges

Be prepared for microservices challenges

Microservices come with container-based development and cloud services. However, linking to other people’s code has its own risks

Fend off the increasing container attacks in the cloud

Fend off the increasing container attacks in the cloud

A new report shows that hackers are going after vulnerabilities in containers. Here are a few things you can do

It's time to change your cloud operating model

It's time to change your cloud operating model

Cloud changes a great deal of things, including how you operate. Here is some basic guidance so you don’t run off the rails

Data centers can learn sustainability from the cloud

Data centers can learn sustainability from the cloud

Most of the proposed solutions for green data centers need improvement. It’s time to be more invasive and take a few lessons from cloud multitenancy

Why a cloud computing degree makes sense

Why a cloud computing degree makes sense

Cloud computing degrees are popping up everywhere. The good news is that most people can earn these degrees debt free

Kubernetes is bringing ’multicloud 2.0’

Kubernetes is bringing ’multicloud 2.0’

As our thinking evolves around multicloud, we could be moving into a new, ‘open’ era

A fight is brewing over edge computing

A fight is brewing over edge computing

Edge computing is becoming an important part of the cloud, but a battle looms over who is responsible for edge devices in the enterprise

Improve cloud performance with these 3 tips

Improve cloud performance with these 3 tips

Cloud systems too slow? Before you provision more resources, try these engineering fixes

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