Thinking about blockchain? Do it in the cloud

According tofigures provided to CoinDeskfrom jobs site Indeed.com, searches for roles involving bitcoin,blockchain, and cryptocurrency dropped by 3.06 percent from October 2017 to October 2018. Why? My experience is that enterprises are dealing something that turned out to be much more complex than the hype led them to believe. So, many enterprises have shelved blockchain… Continue reading Thinking about blockchain? Do it in the cloud

What you must know about moving ERP to the cloud

Nearly 70 percent of enterprise organizations are currently migrating data for enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications to the cloud, according to a report from the Cloud Security Alliance. Almost 90 percent of those surveyed said these business-critical ERP apps (SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft Dynamics) lead to many migration challenges and concerns. The top cloud migration… Continue reading What you must know about moving ERP to the cloud

How to use Azure Table storage in .Net

Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform provides interoperable cloud computing services that are comprised of both open source and standards-based technologies. You can use an Azure storage account to work with all kinds of data including files, blobs, queues, and tables. To read this article in full, please click here (Insider Story) from InfoWorld Cloud Computing… Continue reading How to use Azure Table storage in .Net

Moving to the cloud? 3 critical data efforts you must make

I’m often taken back by the number of enterprises moving the cloud that have not considered data modernization as part of their cloud migration strategy. I know why: the money. However, not doing data modernization as part of moving to the cloud will cost you much more than you think you are saving. Data should… Continue reading Moving to the cloud? 3 critical data efforts you must make

AWS vs. open source: DocumentDB is the latest battlefront

You’ve probably missed it, but there’s a religious war being fought on Twitter. (No, really!) On one side is an array of data-infrastructure companies (MongoDB, Confluent, and Redis Labs) that claim that Amazon Web Services is strip-mining their open source code to sell cloud services like Amazon Aurora, RDS and MSK (Managed Services for Kafka.… Continue reading AWS vs. open source: DocumentDB is the latest battlefront