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.

2 things you probably forgot in cloudops planning

2 things you probably forgot in cloudops planning

Planning an operationally effective cloudops plan is complex. Chances are you missed these two issues

Your cloud-based application could be a profitable product

Your cloud-based application could be a profitable product

Enterprises looking to monetize internal application development need to take things to a higher level in the cloud

More security partitions is always a good idea

More security partitions is always a good idea

I’m often taken aback by the lack of granularity when it comes to security identity management. Although most security approaches and tools have the capability to partition security domains by people, roles, locations, devices,...

For cloud support, enterprises should consider DIY

For cloud support, enterprises should consider DIY

As enterprises become more dependent on cloud providers and cloud tools, they may need to become more self-sufficient

Hybrid cloud is not what it used to be

Hybrid cloud is not what it used to be

Hybrid cloud has changed since the days it was first defined by NIST. The evolution was necessary — and good for most enterprises

The moral side of cloud-based data science

The moral side of cloud-based data science

Armed with big data, machine learning, predictive analytics, and unlimited data access, how do we limit the potential for harm?

How to deal with cloud complexity

How to deal with cloud complexity

Cloud complexity may be inevitable, but a few strategies can help keep the chaos contained

3 tips for container devops in the cloud

3 tips for container devops in the cloud

What have we learned from deploying container-based applications to the public clouds? Some best practices are emerging

Don’t wait up for the open cloud

Don’t wait up for the open cloud

Many people envisioned an open, interoperable public cloud, but the reality has been somewhat different

More secrets your cloud provider doesn’t want you to know

More secrets your cloud provider doesn’t want you to know

Learn the tricks and traps of the big three cloud providers and get better results from the cloud

What your cloud provider doesn’t want you to know

What your cloud provider doesn’t want you to know

The big three cloud providers know a few architecture tricks that keep money in their pockets. Learn how to make their secrets work for you

Cloud architects need to deal with cloudops

Cloud architects need to deal with cloudops

Who said an architect’s job is all glitz and glamour? The responsibility extends to ops, and here’s how it’s done

Fix your cloud security

Fix your cloud security

Cloud security technology is the best it’s ever been, yet enterprises still don't live up to expectations

The human side of cloud migration

The human side of cloud migration

People have to change along with the technologies of cloud computing. Here is why leaders need to pay attention

When serverless is a bad idea

When serverless is a bad idea

Serverless cloud technology is useful, but look past the hype. Sometimes it just doesn't fit

Private clouds are dead—but there’s an afterlife

Private clouds are dead—but there’s an afterlife

It’s no secret that traditional private clouds are on the decline. Extensions and middleware can fill the gap

The cloud is the greener way to go

The cloud is the greener way to go

Debate over the effect of cloud computing on the planet is ongoing, but between the cloud or a traditional data center, the better choice is clear

3 reasons to put ERP in the cloud

3 reasons to put ERP in the cloud

Moving ERP out of the corporate data center can improve security and data access—and save money

Your 3-minute guide to serverless success

Your 3-minute guide to serverless success

Design specifically for serverless computing and you'll win every time

Watch out for the ‘container tax’

Watch out for the ‘container tax’

Containers are sound, portable ways to deploy applications to the cloud, but don't forget these extra costs

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