Cloud

I went to an informal event yesterday with a talk from Leslie Muller, CTO of DynamicOps. He made an extremely interesting point about the success of cloud and the drivers towards it, with the demand for iPad connectivity being a symptom. Out in the world, we are consumers. We demand choice and we preferentially select …

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These are some thoughts brought back from Interop NY. And incidentally #Interop is an excellent conference, we should lobby for an EMEA version. Don’t believe the hype about the hype – you can’t afford to ignore much-hyped technologies just because the marketing pisses you off. Cloud, for example, is transformative. The digital divide is everybody’s …

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Sorry, guys, I simply do not buy the VCE hype. The idea of VBlock as a “fundamental particle” of compute is just wrong; it is anything but atomic. The comparison with Exalogic is inevitable, and not flattering. RedHat speaks of the gap between the Moore’s Law reductions in costs of tech, and actual budget spend; …

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