How the end of net neutrality will affect enterprise cloud computing

I hate writing about politics because the topic is so polarizing. However, I’ve had enough questions about the net neutrality issue that I felt InfoWorld readers needed some preliminary guidance about its effect on enterprise-grade cloud computing. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has repealed the net neutrality rules it passed just two and a half… Continue reading How the end of net neutrality will affect enterprise cloud computing

IDG Contributor Network: As some technologies become mature, our focus shifts toward new areas of innovation

I recently attended the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2017 conference in Austin, Texas, which gathers leading technologists from multiple open source cloud-native communities to further the education and advancement of cloud-native computing. This was my first time attending this conference, so it was quite enlightening for me. My goal was to get a pulse on the… Continue reading IDG Contributor Network: As some technologies become mature, our focus shifts toward new areas of innovation

Cloud migration: How to know if you’re going too fast or too slow

Companies have decreased their spending on traditional system deployments to fund their cloud migration activities. Indeed, the IaaS market—including Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and Google—has been exploding with growth over 40 percent in revenue per year since 2011, according to Gartner. And Gartner forecasts 300 percent growth for IaaS between 2016 and 2020. What’s most… Continue reading Cloud migration: How to know if you’re going too fast or too slow

In the rush to big data, we forgot about search

I ready David Linthicum’s post ”Data integration is the one thing the cloud makes worse” with great interest. A huge reason that I decided my next job would be for a search company was because of this very problem. (That’s why I now work for LucidWorks, which produces Solr– and Spark-based search tools.) While working… Continue reading In the rush to big data, we forgot about search

In the rush to big data, we forgot about search

I ready David Linthicum’s post ”Data integration is the one thing the cloud makes worse” with great interest. A huge reason that I decided my next job would be for a search company was because of this very problem. (That’s why I now work for LucidWorks, which produces Solr– and Spark-based search tools.) While working… Continue reading In the rush to big data, we forgot about search

What’s new in Kubernetes containers

The latest version of the open source container orchestration framework Kubernetes, Kubernetes 1.9, brings to the container-orchestration framework both full-blown and beta-test versions of significant new features: The general availability of the Workloads API. Beta support for Windows Server. An alpha version of a new container storage API. [ Are you ready for the container… Continue reading What’s new in Kubernetes containers