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2023 could be the year of public cloud repatriation

With cloud costs and complexity higher than expected, many enterprises are making a U-turn and putting applications and data back in traditional systems.

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Why don’t cloud providers integrate?

Enterprises will never be single-vendor IT shops. Cloud providers and other technology vendors that don’t play well with competitive products are harming their customers.

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Postgres is eating relational

It’s hard to compete with easy. PostgreSQL has a lot of great qualities, but being easy to use seals the deal for companies and consultants.

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The cloud is coming for your mainframes

Moving off dead-end mainframes to the more nimble cloud is a slow process but one worth pursuing, one workload at a time.

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What happens when cloud spend surpasses traditional systems

Big news: Money spent on public clouds will overtake funds for traditional data center hardware for the first time. It's time to both celebrate and be concerned.

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Review: Redpanda gives Kafka a run for its money

The Kafka-compatible distributed event streaming platform excels in latency and performance and offers a glimpse into the future of streaming with inline WebAssembly transforms and more.

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So you want to change cloud providers

Online posts might make it sound worthwhile to chase credits, but look at all the factors before switching tracks to a new cloud.

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A closer look at traditional solutions and cloud

As the cost and efficiency of traditional on-premises solutions become more attractive, compare the two options carefully to find the best one.

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What happened to performance engineering in the cloud?

Instead of tossing money at performance issues, take a second look at how to manage and optimize cloud computing performance.

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5 reasons software architects should embrace low code

From avoiding technical debt to simplifying and integrating business processes to unlocking monolithic systems, low code offers speed and flexibility.

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IT spending will be mostly cloud soon. Are you ready?

Cloud computing budgets will hit 51% of IT spending by 2025 and will continue to increase beyond that. It’s time to change how we think about cloud.

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Convincing agile product owners to prioritize technical debt

Technical debt often negatively impacts business outcomes. Find a way for the IT and business teams to both meet their objectives.

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Good cloud architects are generalists not specialists

Enterprises that focus on cloud architecture in the narrow may miss out on valuable solutions by not understanding all that technology has to offer.

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The 2021 Enterprise Architecture Awards

The 2021 Forrester and InfoWorld EA Awards contest winners focus on agility and enabling innovation.

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‘Why cloud computing?’ is always a good question

With no other viable options on the horizon, most people accept cloud as the new standard. But if you can’t offer a solid reason why, it’s a question worth asking.

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The wrong way to think about cloud computing

Moving workloads in and out of the cloud isn’t really possible—or a good idea.

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Finding shareable solution patterns in cloud architecture

Want to stop reinventing the wheel? Find patterns of solutions that can be repeated in multiple projects.

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Tapping into the smartest software developers

Both the single-stack architecture and the best-of-breed approaches can limit you. Open source and building in the capability for change are key.

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