CIO’s are being asked more and more to consider being a profit center or at least to reuse the assets they have to reduce costs. They are also being asked to be more agile and to deliver products faster. Some CIOs are being asked to be more entrepreneurial, to facilitate people trying new […]Read More CIO: Enterprise Refactoring and Technology Renewal: How do you become a profit center to the Enterprise?
Cloud computing is something that I find many people still questioning the value of. http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/onepercent/2012/01/letting-gamers-experience-the.html What is Cloud computing? I don’t know if this qualifies as the “dumb aaS” guide but it is the simplest way I can explain the benefits of Cloud Computing and what all the fuss is about, what these terms mean and […]Read More A simple guide to Cloud Computing, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, BaaS, DBaaS, iPaaS, IDaaS, APIMaaS
As an enterprise architect we are faced with construction solutions for our companies that must be implemented quickly but need to scale to almost arbitrary capacity quickly when demand materializes and must stand the test of time because it is almost impossible to rebuild enterprise applications once they are successful and in production. There are […]Read More Componentized Composable Platform (Enterprise Quality Lincoln Logs)
Selecting a DevOps or PaaS Platform is the term to describe automation of the process of moving software products from development to production. This is a key part of creating software agility in an organization and essential to compete in the new enterprise. There are many ways and products to help you achieve DevOps automation […]Read More Selecting a DevOps PaaS Platform
. Some might think open source has just been getting lucky. A few suddenly successful products like Hadoop, RedHat, OpenStack and everybody is going crazy. Come on people it’s just a lucky break for open source. Soon enough everyone will realize that this stuff doesn’t scale, can’t be supported, is a JOKE! […]Read More Open Source is just getting started, you have to adopt or die
THE LANDSCAPE OF PAAS Where to start? I was at a Cisco meeting a few days ago. One of the Cisco people proceeded to talk about plans for SDN. It’s not important to know what SDN is but in the process he went on one of the most impressive diatribes of acronyms I’ve […]Read More The Landscape of PaaS