Ignore the hysteria, Cloud Foundry is just fine

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Recently, Rishidot analyst Krishnan Subramanian proclaimed the Cloud Foundry, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud, had met its demise as a standalone platform. Really? That’s news to me, and I cover Cloud Foundry like paint. What got Subramanian so frazzled was Cloud Foundry started offering Docker in place of its own container runtime, Garden. And at the recent […]

Il circolo virtuoso dell’adozione del cloud

È appena iniziato il 2019 e la gente continua a pensare che il cloud sia “soltanto il computer di qualcun’altro”. Scusatemi, ho perso di vista la tastiera perchè ho spalancato gli occhi troppo forte. Fortunatamente questo approccio obsoleto sta scomparendo dai dipartimenti IT, anche grazie al fatto che, secondo un recente sondaggio (pdf) della fondazione […]

El círculo virtuoso de adoptar la nube

Acaba de comenzar 2019 y la gente todavía considera que la nube involucra “sólo los ordenadores de otra persona”. Disculpa, perdí de vista mi teclado, porque mis ojos estaban dando demasiadas vueltas. Afortunadamente, esa actitud tan arcaica está desapareciendo de los departamentos de TI. La causa, según una encuesta reciente de Cloud Foundry, una plataforma […]

The virtuous circle of cloud adoption

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It just turned 2019 and people are still saying the cloud is “just someone else’s computers.” Excuse me, I lost sight of my keyboard because my eyes were rolling too hard. Fortunately, that antediluvian attitude is disappearing from IT departments.  What’s bringing that about, according to a recent survey (pdf) from open-source Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) foundation Cloud […]

Cloud Foundry: Do-it-yourself platform as a service

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You can certainly run a platform as a service (PaaS) cloud on one of the major public clouds. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has Elastic Beanstalk, Microsoft Azure has the self-explanatory Azure PaaS, Google Cloud has Google App Engine, etc., etc. But did you know you can also run your own private — or hybrid or […]

Moving applications to the cloud: Lift-and-shift, refactor, or containers

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There’s no question we’re moving our applications to the cloud. We started with Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) for our data, and now most of us are considering  Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for our programs. The question is, how will we move our programs to PaaS? You have three main choices: Lift-and-shift, refactor, or containers. With life-and-shift, you simply port your […]

2018: Ripensare le piattaforme aziendali

Nel 2018 saremo testimoni dell’evoluzione delle piattaforme aziendali cosicché le aziende potranno rispondere con maggior velocità ai cambiamenti del mercato, essere più produttive, e prendere migliori decisioni con più informazione a disposizione. Le aziende tenderanno ad avere piattaforme comuni, perché il business ormai demanda una piattaforma informativa molto più agile e stabile (in confronto con […]

2018: Re-platforming the enterprise

In 2018, we’re going to witness the re-platforming of the enterprise so companies can respond to market changes faster, be more productive, and make better-informed decisions. The enterprise will move to common platforms because businesses are demanding a much more agile and stable information platform (than their custom platforms) on which to create and operate. […]

Gartner shows us a world of public cloud haves — and have-nots

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Some people — and I’m one of them — are cynical about the value of Gartner’s Magic Quadrants. But, sometimes they hit the nail on the head. And, they do just that in their most recent analysis of the Infrastrcuture-as-a-Service (IaaS) public cloud. In this analysis, we see one ruler: Amazon Web Services (AWS). Oh, Microsoft, […]

Cloud Foundry offers cloud developer certification

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Many people can talk a good cloud game, but when it comes to building cloud applications, it’s another matter. That’s why the Cloud Foundry Foundation and The Linux Foundation is creating a cloud developer education and certification initiative: The “Cloud Foundry Certified Developer” program. In a recent survey, the Cloud Foundry Foundation found that “64% of IT […]