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.

Cloudops tools: More is not better

3 multicloud architecture patterns cloud pros should understand

3 multicloud architecture patterns cloud pros should understand

Be aware of these emerging multicloud architecture patterns that eliminate data, service, and process silos

Yes, it's safe to move sensitive data to the cloud

Yes, it's safe to move sensitive data to the cloud

The public clouds have been safe places to store mission-critical and sensitive data for some time, but it takes a pandemic to push most enterprises over the tipping point

3 things the pandemic taught us about cloud computing

3 things the pandemic taught us about cloud computing

Many enterprises are learning some hard lessons they did not even know existed four months ago

Why data and processing should live in the cloud, not on devices

Why data and processing should live in the cloud, not on devices

New evidence suggests that mobile device users prefer the processing and data to not reside on their devices. Is this a new best practice?

When not to use AIops for cloudops

When not to use AIops for cloudops

The excitement around AIops means that it’s sometimes being deployed for the wrong reasons. Here are a few situations where AIops is contraindicated

The post-pandemic move to edge computing requires some thought

The post-pandemic move to edge computing requires some thought

With a newly expanded distributed workforce, many enterprises are considering a move to the edge. Make sure you've thought about security and data volume

3 serverless downsides your cloud provider won’t mention

3 serverless downsides your cloud provider won’t mention

Serverless is getting more popular as enterprises rush to the cloud, but some drawbacks are almost never discussed

Cloud complexity is a threat to data security

Cloud complexity is a threat to data security

One study shows what many of us already suspected: Cloud complexity makes data more vulnerable, even with the best security practices and technologies in place

3 myths of disaster recovery and cloud computing

3 myths of disaster recovery and cloud computing

Most in IT understand the need for backup and recovery operations, but moving to the cloud has caused some confusion

3 steps to successful cloud architecture

3 steps to successful cloud architecture

Cloud architects need to understand cloud technology and how the pieces fit together. They also need to understand old school process

A pragmatic approach to the post-pandemic run on cloud computing

A pragmatic approach to the post-pandemic run on cloud computing

All signs indicate cloud computing will be hotter soon, pushed by vulnerabilities identified during the pandemic. Will you be ready?

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