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.

The state of microservices and cloud computing

The state of microservices and cloud computing

Now is a good time to look at microservices, and if they're overused or underused

How the cloud will support colleges and universities post-pandemic

How the cloud will support colleges and universities post-pandemic

With in-person classes unlikely to resume in the fall, most institutions are pivoting to remote learning by leveraging public clouds

The pros and cons of using a virtual private cloud

The pros and cons of using a virtual private cloud

VPCs have been around for at least a decade, but consider both sides of the coin before using them

Where to direct healthcare spending on cloud computing

Where to direct healthcare spending on cloud computing

As things return to normal, we could see new spending patterns in the stressed healthcare systems. Cloud computing can help fix weaknesses exposed by the pandemic

Prepare for the future of distributed cloud computing

Prepare for the future of distributed cloud computing

With the new architecture, we’re certainly moving to complex distributed systems. Plan now to succeed

Should you let a cloud maturity model judge you?

Should you let a cloud maturity model judge you?

Cloud maturity models grade how an enterprise is progressing to the cloud, but these rankings don't show the whole picture

3 post-pandemic cloud architecture trends

3 post-pandemic cloud architecture trends

The stakes are much higher and the timelines much shorter. Here’s what to focus on in the next few years

How to value cloud-based open source software services

How to value cloud-based open source software services

Now that open source is common in enterprise solutions, both in the cloud and on-premises, enterprises are confused about how IT should value it in the cloud

The future of serverless everything

The future of serverless everything

Serverless becomes more important to cloud development each day. We're likely to see these specific trends soon

The new normal: A step-by-step guide for the enterprise

The new normal: A step-by-step guide for the enterprise

As states relax lockdown restrictions, enterprises think about how to return to a more ordinary state. These steps will help ensure a successful return to the new reality

Cloud security secrets your cloud provider doesn’t want you to know

Cloud security secrets your cloud provider doesn’t want you to know

Cloud security seems like something specific to a cloud provider, but emerging approaches and technologies are changing the game

5 ways to manage a cloud migration using a remote team

5 ways to manage a cloud migration using a remote team

Working from home shouldn't slow or stall cloud migrations. These strategic tips will smooth the process

Not all AIops tools are created equal

Not all AIops tools are created equal

These tools can solve multicloud complexity issues, but they use very different approaches

Utilities get cloud computing religion

Utilities get cloud computing religion

Electric utilities are finally embracing cloud computing. Good thing, since their market will be more dynamic than most in the years to come

Are you overengineering your cloud apps?

Are you overengineering your cloud apps?

Just because you can does not mean you should. Think twice before making solutions more complex than they need to be

Get ready for the post-pandemic run on cloud

Get ready for the post-pandemic run on cloud

Weeks of lockdown may cause a temporary economic downturn. After the pandemic is behind us we may also see a run on cloud computing

Can public clouds keep up with the pandemic surge?

Can public clouds keep up with the pandemic surge?

So far, most public cloud providers have kept pace with new demands, but even the cloud has limits

Enhance your cloud career during lockdown

Enhance your cloud career during lockdown

Some are being laid off, but many more are still on the payroll and working from home. Here are 3 things you can do to create a silver lining

3 things I bet you didn’t know about multicloud security

3 things I bet you didn’t know about multicloud security

Security is security, right? Sorry, but multicloud requires learning different approaches and mechanisms than on-premises or native public cloud

Cloud computing finally getting green cred

Cloud computing finally getting green cred

Many have villainized the rise of cloud computing as a major carbon emitter, but the truth should not surprise most cloud pros

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