Head in the Clouds: SaaS, PaaS, and Cloud Strategy

Managing cloud infrastructure

  • We're using cloud computing for this?

    Joel Shore - News Writer 01 Jun 2016
  • What we can do with technology is limited only by our imaginations. Otherwise, we might still be carrying tape cassettes or CDs. Let's look at how the cloud is being used in ways that some might ...

  • Developers need to be aware of avoidable costs

    Joel Shore - News Writer 15 Apr 2016
  • What do developers worry about when creating an application? Performance. Data validation. Correct logic and processing. Memory use. Concise code. What they tend not to concern themselves with is ...

  • Microsoft closes Windows 8

    Joel Shore - News Writer 12 Jan 2016
  • Today is the day that Microsoft discontinues all support for the loathed Windows 8 operating system, and stops issuing security patches for Internet Explorer versions 8, 9, and 10. Windows 7 and ...

  • Why do you like the cloud?

    Joel Shore - News Writer 03 Nov 2015
  • It's easy to understand why the CFO likes cloud computing. It's almost certainly less expensive than running a traditional IT organization and infrastructure. Perhaps the HR manager likes the ...

  • Not exactly best practices

    Joel Shore - News Writer 25 Sep 2015
  • Yesterday (Sept. 24), I attended a cloud summit seminar sponsored by the Object Management Group's Cloud Standards Customer Council. This was not about scrutinizing lines of code, but rather, an ...

  • What not to do in the cloud -- "Cloud Anti-Patterns"

    Valerie Silverthorne - Senior News & Feature Writer 23 Sep 2015
  • Sometimes the best ideas start with a rant. At least that’s what happened to Mallika Iyer, a Cloud Foundry specialist at Pivotal who helps clients either start or expand their cloud efforts. After ...

  • Microservices architecture is the future now

    Joel Shore - News Writer 24 Aug 2015
  • Microservices are your future. Actually, they are your present -- or should be. If you're not already well-versed in microservices and containers, you're running at the back of the pack. It's time ...