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 public clouds keep up with the pandemic surge?

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

Raspberry Pi is your new private cloud

Raspberry Pi is your new private cloud

Raspberry Pis are versatile, small, inexpensive computers with all sorts of uses. Now they can also be private clouds

3 cloud architecture problems that need solutions

3 cloud architecture problems that need solutions

With cloud architecture becoming more art than science, some problems are stumping those who are supposed to have all the answers

The state of container-based cloud development

The state of container-based cloud development

Most applications are stateful. Stateful is when streaming services remember where you left off in a movie even if you switch devices, or mobile applications store users’ preferences or recently opened files. For application-level...

This just in: Cloud computing is hard

This just in: Cloud computing is hard

A new study confirms what most of us have said for years: cloud computing has a high degree of difficulty. However, worthwhile endeavors are rarely easy

Which multicloud architecture will win out?

Which multicloud architecture will win out?

Will it be heterogenous cloud native, heterogenous federated, or none of the above? Two of these are good options

Are containers a good choice for your applications?

Are containers a good choice for your applications?

Containers are hotter than hot, and the hype is raging. Consider these 3 things before you make the move

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

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