Scott Carey

UK Group Editor

An experienced enterprise technology journalist, Scott writes about cloud computing and software development. He is also an experienced industry event host and broadcaster. Speciality areas include big IT and cloud vendors, deep knowledge of the SaaS market and digital transformation at some of the world's biggest companies, and a contacts book that covers the industry from top to bottom.

What is SaaS? Software as a service defined

Why companies get stuck in the middle of their devops journey

Why companies get stuck in the middle of their devops journey

The 10th State of Devops report by automation software vendor Puppet shows that the vast majority of organizations are still stuck in the mid-evolution phase, with organizational and cultural factors remaining the big blockers to...

MongoDB goes serverless with latest Atlas release

MongoDB goes serverless with latest Atlas release

The NoSQL database specialist is making its managed Atlas service available on a serverless basis, and has announced a host of updates to version 5.0 of its core product.

Developers react to GitHub Copilot

Developers react to GitHub Copilot

The Microsoft subsidiary has been working with OpenAI to build an AI tool that helps developers write code by making automated suggestions. Here’s what the early users make of it.

What is PaaS? A simpler way to build software applications

What is PaaS? A simpler way to build software applications

An opinionated application development platform typically trades flexibility and complexity for convenience and speed of delivery, so developers can focus on their code. Here we define PaaS and lay out its strengths and weaknesses.

How 5 companies got their developers to care about cloud costs

How 5 companies got their developers to care about cloud costs

Software developers don’t typically have to worry about the costs of running their services, but as cloud costs continue to rise, more and more will have to learn to embrace cloud cost optimization. That means adopting finops.

How enterprises are bringing pandemic-driven cloud costs under control

How enterprises are bringing pandemic-driven cloud costs under control

Cloud costs can’t continue to grow out of line with revenue. Here are the key tools and finops principles to right-size your cloud environment and software development approaches.

What is devops? Bringing dev and ops together to build better software

What is devops? Bringing dev and ops together to build better software

It is one of the key enterprise software development trends of the past decade, but devops is still often misunderstood. Here, we define the term and explain why it has proved so popular across the industry.

From legacy to the cloud: The 3 stages of enterprise modernization

From legacy to the cloud: The 3 stages of enterprise modernization

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed many organizations to confront their legacy technology burden sooner than expected. However, getting old systems to the cloud doesn’t happen overnight.

How companies are moving on from Cobol

How companies are moving on from Cobol

The legacy programming language that refuses to die is still powering millions of daily transactions, but the difficulties of maintaining and integrating Cobol mainframes make the case for modernization more compelling every day.

Splunk bundles ‘smart’ telemetry dashboards for cloud-native development

Splunk bundles ‘smart’ telemetry dashboards for cloud-native development

The logging and monitoring specialist has released Obervability Cloud, to help customers gain end-to-end observability across a range of enterprise systems and applications.

Why Gitops isn’t ready for the mainstream (yet)

Why Gitops isn’t ready for the mainstream (yet)

For many organizations with ambitions to run cloud-native, Gitops is a smart way to manage software deployments. But some issues still stand in the way of mainstream enterprise adoption.

Load More