David Linthicum

David S. Linthicum is 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.

Why you’re doing cloudops wrong

Cloud adoption in a post-COVID world

Cloud adoption in a post-COVID world

Many thought that COVID-19 would cause the Great Cloud Slowdown; instead, the opposite happened. What will cloud adoption look like when the masks come off?

How to manage cloud migration remotely

How to manage cloud migration remotely

These days, everyone on the cloud migration team is dispersed all over the city or country. This presents some challenges, but I see more opportunities.

3 unexpected predictions for cloud computing next year

3 unexpected predictions for cloud computing next year

It's clear that cloud computing will continue to grow, but here are three less-obvious aspects to keep on your radar.

A foolproof way to understand cloud optimization

A foolproof way to understand cloud optimization

Once your cloud architecture works, it’s time to optimize it for efficiency and cost. An audit will reveal how much value it adds to the business.

Static versus dynamic cloud migration

Static versus dynamic cloud migration

Many plan to use the same tools from one cloud migration project to the next. A command and control center might give different advice.

Survey finds cloud complexity increases challenges

Survey finds cloud complexity increases challenges

Convoluted cloud solutions are a big reason cloud implementations don’t work as hoped.

3 cloud architecture secrets your cloud provider won’t tell you

3 cloud architecture secrets your cloud provider won’t tell you

You may think you know everything about the proper configuration of a cloud computing solution, but cloud providers are keeping a few things to themselves.

2 egregious cloud security threats the CSA missed

2 egregious cloud security threats the CSA missed

The latest Cloud Security Alliance report highlights the ‘Egregious 11’ cloud security threats. Here are a couple more to consider

When AIops tools outsmart you

When AIops tools outsmart you

AIops is leading us to the operational promised land for cloud computing, but we have to be smart enough to know how to follow

Will cloud architecture change after COVID?

Will cloud architecture change after COVID?

Cloud computing has exploded in popularity during the pandemic. The systemic changes it has caused are likely here to stay

When a digital twin becomes the evil twin

When a digital twin becomes the evil twin

The use of digital twins is becoming more pervasive, but things are going very wrong in some instances. Here’s how to fix them now

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