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.

Cloud-based AI: The game-changer not to fret about

How to deal with bad data in your cloud migration

How to deal with bad data in your cloud migration

You have three options for dealing with bad data in your cloud migrations. Here are their pros and cons

What your provider won’t tell you about cloud security

What your provider won’t tell you about cloud security

Their self-interest may cause your cloud providers to omit these cloud-security best practices in their advice to you

Cloud security: The skills gap is delaying cloud migration

Cloud security: The skills gap is delaying cloud migration

Having poor talent is worse than not having the talent at all, and too many enterprises lack both the skills and the talent for cloud security

How to secure SaaS: Understanding the cloud’s security layers

How to secure SaaS: Understanding the cloud’s security layers

Because of gaps across cloud systems, too often user data is stored in unencrypted stores, including caches on internal networks, that can be easily viewed

Using a private cloud? Admit your error and go public instead

Using a private cloud? Admit your error and go public instead

A year after planning a big private cloud, the former Yahoo reversed course and is moving to the public cloud. Here’s how you too can chart your path away from the private cloud

The right way to manage devops configurations in the cloud

The right way to manage devops configurations in the cloud

To keep moving smoothly, Keep your devops configurations coupled with your cloud-based applications

If your cloud apps don’t have APIs, you’re doing it wrong

If your cloud apps don’t have APIs, you’re doing it wrong

Although many developers believe that APIs are optional, the more you understand their value, the more successful your cloud app will be

Expect cloud providers to bypass GDPR where they can, just like Facebook did

Expect cloud providers to bypass GDPR where they can, just like Facebook did

For enterprises and users alike, cherry-picking data-privacy laws is yet another new wrinkle to understand and pay attention to

The right way to pick a cloud database

The right way to pick a cloud database

Beware the database fan boys, who never want to move to a different database than what they have in the datacenter

Moving your data analytics to the cloud isn’t so easy

Moving your data analytics to the cloud isn’t so easy

If you dream of modernizing data warehouses—and data marts—in the new platform of the cloud, watch out: It’s not as easy as you might think

What Facebook and the CLOUD Act mean for cloud privacy

What Facebook and the CLOUD Act mean for cloud privacy

The CLOUD Act is a bit disturbing, but I still trust data in public clouds more than I do data in private datacenters

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