David Linthicum

David S. Linthicum is a chief cloud strategy officer at Deloitte Consulting, and an internationally recognized industry expert and thought leader. Dave has authored 13 books on computing, the latest of which is Cloud Computing and SOA Convergence in Your Enterprise, a Step-by-Step Approach. Dave’s industry experience includes tenures as CTO and CEO of several successful software companies, and upper-level management positions in Fortune 100 companies. He keynotes leading technology conferences on cloud computing, SOA, enterprise application integration, and enterprise architecture. Dave writes the Cloud Computing blog for InfoWorld. His views are his own.

How to value cloud-based open source software services

Can you put your trust in AIops?

Can you put your trust in AIops?

As ops tools morph into AIops, they bring greater value to more complex deployments—if users will let them

2 ways 5G will change cloud computing

2 ways 5G will change cloud computing

5G is coming, and most are looking for big disruption. In the case of cloud computing, 5G will likely be baked in the cake already

The cloud in 2019: Multicloud, serverless computing, and Kubernetes containers

The cloud in 2019: Multicloud, serverless computing, and Kubernetes containers

Enterprises are quickly moving up the cloud stack, away from infrastructure services

How to avoid the coming cloud complexity crisis

How to avoid the coming cloud complexity crisis

Piling on to the cloud while also keeping your on-premises systems will mean too many resources under management, too much heterogeneity, and too much complexity

Cloud migration: The pros and cons of a common platform

Cloud migration: The pros and cons of a common platform

Heterogeneity in the datacenter can be enormous, so it's tempting to use a cloud migration to standardize on one platform. If only it were that easy

Data integration is one thing the cloud makes worse

Data integration is one thing the cloud makes worse

Enterprises don’t seem to be paying attention to data integration as they move to the cloud, and so won’t find the business value they’re seeking

What is multicloud? The next step in cloud computing

What is multicloud? The next step in cloud computing

You might think “multicloud” and “hybrid cloud” mean the same thing, but they are in fact quite different stages in the evolution of cloud computing

How to move into a cloud career from traditional IT

How to move into a cloud career from traditional IT

From architects to developers, there is a path from traditional IT to the gold-plated jobs in the cloud

CIOs: Shadow IT is actually great for your cloud strategy

CIOs: Shadow IT is actually great for your cloud strategy

The three reasons that departments' own adoption of cloud technologies benefits CIOs' goals

Docker Inc., leave Docker tools alone

The creator of the portable app container is now competing with third-party tools and could hold back the market.

Selecting the right cloud: A step-by-step guide

An architectural approach for savvy enterprise adoption of public cloud computing.

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