From Silos to Services: Cloud Computing for the Enterprise:

Transformation

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April 6, 2014  4:23 PM

Fear and Loathing in Cloudvegas



Posted by: Brian Gracely
Cloud Computing, Consumerization of IT, Developers, DevOps, Linux, Moonlighting, Podcast, Transformation

[A better title might be, "How to Drive Yourself Crazy Thinking About Your Career in Tech"] I wasn't around when the horse and buggy era ended, but sometimes I feel like I'm having the same conversations that the blacksmiths, saddle makers and stable sweeps had back in the early 1900s....

December 27, 2013  9:57 AM

Three Improvements Needed for Cloud Computing in 2014



Posted by: Brian Gracely
AWS, Budgeting, Cloud Computing, Cloud Management, Consumerization of IT, Costs, DBaaS, DevOps, Enterprise, IaaS, PaaS, Private Cloud, Public Cloud, SaaS, Transformation

self-improvement

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December 26, 2013  3:14 PM

Cloud Computing and Lock-In – Understanding and Managing Costs



Posted by: Brian Gracely
APi, Budgeting, Cloud Computing, Consumerization of IT, Enterprise, Licensing, Lock-In, Open Source, Opportunity Cost, Private Cloud, Public Cloud, Shadow IT, Transformation

Part 1 Vendor Lock in What is it and how to avoid it-resized-600

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November 30, 2013  10:51 AM

Can Private Cloud Management be Hybrid?



Posted by: Brian Gracely
AWS, Budgeting, Cloud Computing, Cloud Management, Data Center, Hybrid Cloud, Private Cloud, SaaS, SLA, Transformation

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November 28, 2013  10:29 AM

Thoughts from AWS re:Invent 2013



Posted by: Brian Gracely
AWS, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Costs, Data Center, DevOps, Enterprise, NoSQL, Open Source, Transformation

It's been a couple hectic weeks since the AWS re:Invent conference, enough time to process what was announced and what has become one of the major cloud computing events in our industry (some would say "THE" event). The event has grown to ~9000 attendees and estimates have AWS now


September 30, 2013  9:39 PM

Cloud Means Change and Opportunity – If You Want It.



Posted by: Brian Gracely
Cloud Computing, Consumerization of IT, Data Scientist, DevOps, Hybrid Cloud, Multi-Cloud, Open Source, Outsourcing, SaaS, Transformation

When we were recording Eps.100 of The Cloudcast, which was during VMworld 2013, a discussion came up about why people may have hesitations about Cloud Computing. We jokingly called the segment, "Why...


August 24, 2013  10:06 AM

Top 5 Challenges for Private Cloud Success



Posted by: Brian Gracely
Cloud Computing, Cloud Management, Consumerization of IT, Converged Infrastructure, Costs, Enterprise, Open Source, Outsourcing, Private Cloud, SaaS, Shadow IT, Transformation, Virtualization

Several years ago I wrote a post about The 5 Ps of Cloud Computing, back in the early days of IT organizations thinking they could design and operate cloud computing environments internal to their own...


August 4, 2013  8:34 PM

What is “Enterprise Ready” in Cloud Computing?



Posted by: Brian Gracely
AWS, Big Data, Budgeting, Cloud Computing, Enterprise, Licensing, Mission-Critical Applications, Outsourcing, Private Cloud, Shadow IT, SLA, Transformation

Probably more than any other question, I get asked all the time if I believe that Amazon AWS is "enterprise ready". Sometimes the question comes from analysts trying to determine the extent that the IT industry is shifting. Sometimes is comes from vendors trying to determine the pace of...


July 13, 2013  5:54 PM

Change Culture or Move Elsewhere – The IT Decision of the 201x’s



Posted by: Brian Gracely
AWS, Budgeting, Cloud Computing, Cloud Management, Consumerization of IT, Converged Infrastructure, Data Center, DevOps, Enterprise, Hybrid Cloud, Lock-In, Open Source, Outsourcing, Private Cloud, Shadow IT, Transformation

In the real world, there are the seven George Carlin words that if said will make people uncomfortable, especially if used with the wrong audience or in the wrong context. In the IT world, those words are CHANGE, VALUE-ADD, COMMODITY and...


July 7, 2013  10:24 PM

Will Hardware Vendors Adapt to Changing Expectations?



Posted by: Brian Gracely
21st Century Bit Factory, Cisco, Cloud Computing, Costs, Data Center, Data Scientist, Enterprise, Facebook, Google, Hadoop, Open Source, Pivotal, Transformation

Earlier this week, GigaOm wrote a post discussing the possibilities that the largest web companies would begin designing their own chips (CPUs, etc.). This was...


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