The 2 most important cloud resolutions you should make

Remember your 2018 New Year’s resolutions? Some happened but most did not. Still, the advent of the new year is useful for taking inventory and figuring out new ways forward and changing for the good. So, what about your cloud computing strategy and technology roadmap for the new year? Chances are those need more work.… Continue reading The 2 most important cloud resolutions you should make

How to migrate your apps from Azure Container Service

Signaling another victory for Kubernetes in the container orchestration marketplace, Microsoft recently announced that it will retire its Azure Container Service in January 2020. ACS users are being encouraged to move their distributed infrastructures across to Microsoft’s newer Azure Kubernetes Service. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story) from InfoWorld Cloud… Continue reading How to migrate your apps from Azure Container Service

2019 will be the year of the cloud system maker

There’s a culture in the US called the maker culture, a hipster phenomenon. Related to the hacker culture, it represents a technology-based extension of the DIY culture that revels in the creation of new devices or systems. I’ve been a maker for years. For me to feel like I’m accomplishing anything, I need to build… Continue reading 2019 will be the year of the cloud system maker

Create your cloud code installer with CNAB and Duffle

When you build code, you need to deliver it in a way it installs and runs with as little friction as possible. That’s easy in the traditional application world, where you can target an installer at the end of a build, delivering your code to repositories, stores, and system and service management platforms. But things… Continue reading Create your cloud code installer with CNAB and Duffle

The private cloud is now a peripheral to the public cloud

No matter if you’re looking at Microsoft’s Azure Stack, Amazon Web Services’s Outpost, or Google’s Kubernetes Engine (GKE) on premises, that emerging pattern is the same: placing an on-premises version of a pubic cloud’s cloud services that runs on hardware in the data center that you can see and touch. In other words, the private… Continue reading The private cloud is now a peripheral to the public cloud

How to become a transformative enterprise in the cloud

Cloud computing isn’t a technology problem solved by moving workloads out of private data centers and into public clouds. As cloud guru Bernard Golden puts it, “What you need to really take advantage of cloud computing is a complete rethink of your approach to IT.” Yet even this declaration, bold though it may be, doesn’t… Continue reading How to become a transformative enterprise in the cloud

The path to cloud security goes through integration

The cloud security problem is not really a problem any more. Indeed, we have the best security technology in the public clouds these days, and in some cases it’s better than what’s in the on-premises systems that are no longer receiving the R&D spending love. So, if security is so good in the cloud, why… Continue reading The path to cloud security goes through integration