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.

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More reasons to put secure data in the public cloud

More reasons to put secure data in the public cloud

The headlines might scare you into keeping data within your firewall, but the cloud is now the safest place. In the future, it may be the only option

Taking enterprise databases to your cloud

Taking enterprise databases to your cloud

Most companies have foundational databases. As you move to the cloud, decide if those databases are vintage models or clunkers ready for the scrap heap

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

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