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.

Can you partition a database between public clouds and on-premises?

Can you partition a database between public clouds and on-premises?

While the short answer is yes, the technology realities make some requirements too difficult or too costly

Cloud computing is even greener than we thought

Cloud computing is even greener than we thought

It turns out that cloud efficiencies go far beyond higher utilization and lower power consumption

Can you put your trust in AIops?

Can you put your trust in AIops?

As ops tools morph into AIops, they bring greater value to more complex deployments—if users will let them

2 ways 5G will change cloud computing

2 ways 5G will change cloud computing

5G is coming, and most are looking for big disruption. In the case of cloud computing, 5G will likely be baked in the cake already

Cloud spending is outpacing cloud cost governance

Cloud spending is outpacing cloud cost governance

Cloud bills are high and understanding why is low. Here's how to protect yourself and plan for the future

Where autonomous vehicles and edge computing have arrived

Where autonomous vehicles and edge computing have arrived

Advances in autonomous farming technology are leading farms big and small to 100 percent automation—perhaps the first industry to get there

3 devops and cloud computing myths debunked

3 devops and cloud computing myths debunked

Devops and cloud are joined at the hip, but some misinformation out there needs to be cleared up

2 suggestions for surviving the 2020 cloud job explosion

2 suggestions for surviving the 2020 cloud job explosion

Cloud computing continues to grow rapidly, but enterprises and cloud professionals need to watch out for a few downsides

Cloud AI is like nuclear power

Cloud AI is like nuclear power

With incredible potential for both good and harm, AI needs worldwide regulation to ensure it isn't misused

Cloud spending set to outpace traditional on-prem

Cloud spending set to outpace traditional on-prem

Enterprises will confront the tipping point of cloud spending surpassing traditional IT costs in 2020. Is this too early or too late? A few thoughts to consider

Understand 'as is' before you migrate to the cloud

Understand 'as is' before you migrate to the cloud

Avoid making some huge errors in your public cloud migration with just a bit more study

Tolerable security risk is a spectrum

Tolerable security risk is a spectrum

Some enterprises have too much security, but many don’t have enough. Where do you rank?

Enterprises are still spending on data centers. What gives?

Enterprises are still spending on data centers. What gives?

The tremendous growth in money spent on cloud computing was supposed to reduce data center costs, but new survey says no

Cloud computing is the unheralded hero at CES 2020

Cloud computing is the unheralded hero at CES 2020

CES traditionally shows off flat screens, self-driving cars, and digital assistants, but cloud computing drives all this innovation

Your excess server resources are wanted in the cloud

Your excess server resources are wanted in the cloud

The opportunity to leverage private server resources could make or save money for both parties, but governance and security are real concerns

Wanted: More types of machine learning

Wanted: More types of machine learning

Now that we’re big into machine learning in the cloud, perhaps we should start thinking about how to do it better

The true value of cloud-based AI isn’t what you think

The true value of cloud-based AI isn’t what you think

Along with intelligent applications, using AI to improve automation, security, and knowledge sharing will have far-reaching benefits

3 signs you have a cloud culture problem

3 signs you have a cloud culture problem

Cloud computing is easy to accept by most in IT, but in some cultures it has no chance of success. Here’s how to spot those toxic cultures and fix them

Break down those cloud security silos

Break down those cloud security silos

Want to ensure that your cloud solution is safe? Focus on proper integration rather than best-of-breed solutions, and breaches will be less likely

Is cloud migration iterative or waterfall?

Is cloud migration iterative or waterfall?

Argument rages in the IT workplace over which approach is better. The correct answer may be neither—and both

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