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.

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On-premises data warehouses are dead

On-premises data warehouses are dead

The writing's been on the wall for awhile now. Data analytics migration to the cloud is now underway and is making on-premises data warehouses obsolete.

Weaponizing the cloud to fight addiction

Weaponizing the cloud to fight addiction

We’re seeing a rise in overdose deaths in the U.S. during the pandemic. Perhaps it’s time to leverage cloud technology to address this problem.

The ‘intelligent edge’ isn’t always the smartest choice

The ‘intelligent edge’ isn’t always the smartest choice

Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. Complexity, latency, and network outages may give you pause.

The ‘distributed cloud’ isn't emerging — it’s already here

The ‘distributed cloud’ isn't emerging — it’s already here

Assigning data storage and processing to specific cloud regions is a good move, but still benefits from centralized control and risk awareness.

Technology disenfranchisement is now a thing

Technology disenfranchisement is now a thing

With the cloud taking over R&D dollars and IT budgets, traditional systems are being left behind.

What will cloud security look like in 3 years?

What will cloud security look like in 3 years?

Cloud security has been better than on-premises security for several years now. Increased automation and interoperability will cement its position as a best practice.

The cloud’s role in elections grows more significant

The cloud’s role in elections grows more significant

Most campaigns view polling data, logistics, and demographics as fundamental to winning an election. More likely, data science and cloud computing will win the day.

The move to dynamic distributed cloud architectures

The move to dynamic distributed cloud architectures

Now that we’re moving things out to the edge, an emerging approach blows the door off the cloud-only and edge-only models.

Why you’re doing cloudops wrong

Why you’re doing cloudops wrong

Now that operational best practices for cloud computing are well known, why do mistakes keep piling up?

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.

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