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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How to become a cloud architecture generalist

How to become a cloud architecture generalist

Experience may be the best teacher, but here are a few good ways to speed up the process.

AI won’t save you from a move to cloud computing

AI won’t save you from a move to cloud computing

Data center managers now cite staffing as a major issue, with AI-based solutions nowhere in sight. What does this mean for hybrid and multicloud growth?

Is devops becoming a cloud-only sport?

Is devops becoming a cloud-only sport?

Organizations that use devops within complex cloud deployments are more successful. A new report reveals the practices that differentiate elite performers.

Good cloud architects are generalists not specialists

Good cloud architects are generalists not specialists

Enterprises that focus on cloud architecture in the narrow may miss out on valuable solutions by not understanding all that technology has to offer.

How cloud computing impacts technology evolution

How cloud computing impacts technology evolution

The progression to the cloud has allowed for experimentation, more mature services, and a distributed workforce.

What's your multicloud maturity level?

What's your multicloud maturity level?

Too many enterprises have multicloud and don't even know it. Understand the patterns of multicloud adoption and which approach is the winner.

Move faster with continuous security scanning in the cloud

Move faster with continuous security scanning in the cloud

Cloud-native application protection platforms are a promising approach to securing cloud-based applications without sacrificing development speed.

What’s the real value of multicloud redundancy?

What’s the real value of multicloud redundancy?

Many are seeking to duplicate systems with at least two hyperscalers, but in a lot of scenarios, it's an expensive solution that might not make financial sense.

The lack of cloud skills is hindering cloud progress

The lack of cloud skills is hindering cloud progress

The cloud skills shortage is killing enterprises that want to move to new technology quickly. Here are a few creative ways to deal with this issue.

What to do when you hit the cloudops wall

What to do when you hit the cloudops wall

Many enterprises are now migrating the more difficult applications and data sets to the cloud. Once they attempt to operationalize these workloads, it’s clear that some things should have been fixed before.

How to get a maxed-out cloud budget

How to get a maxed-out cloud budget

Effective cloud leaders know how to sell cloud to executives and boards, even if they don’t understand all the minutiae. Leverage your cloud skills to get the budget you need.

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