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.

Private clouds are dead—but there’s an afterlife

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

Top 3 cloud migration mistakes: summer 2019 version

Top 3 cloud migration mistakes: summer 2019 version

Summer means grilling, vacation, and screwing up your cloud migration projects. Here’s how to avoid failure

3 steps to solving disaster recovery in the cloud

3 steps to solving disaster recovery in the cloud

Those who wouldn’t go a day without DR for traditional systems find themselves exposed in the cloud. Here’s how to fix it

The case for “stepping stone” private clouds

The case for “stepping stone” private clouds

Proprietary public cloud analogs that work on premises have been around for a year now. Here’s what we’ve learned 

Why your cloudops staff is quitting

Why your cloudops staff is quitting

The cloudops turnover is very high in some companies. Here are the typical reasons and how you can fix it

Why you likely don’t need an internal cloud broker

Why you likely don’t need an internal cloud broker

With the rise of multicloud, internal cloud brokering seems like a slam dunk, yet enterprises report several problems

Cloud for health care: Avoid these 2 pain points

Cloud for health care: Avoid these 2 pain points

Even the health care vertical is all about the cloud these days. I prescribe two ways to keep your systems in good shape

Do we need to care about cloud performance?

Do we need to care about cloud performance?

Many think performance problems don’t exist in the cloud, but they do. Deal with them the same way you did before cloud

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