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Devops to grow with cloud, data services (Q&A)

The growth of data center scale has given rise to devops--a melding of developer and operational skill sets. One player in this market offers his take.

By September 22, 2010


Adobe releasing Puppet code for managing Hadoop

Adobe Systems is contributing code to the Puppet data center automation and configuration management framework project to manage the open-source Hadoop project.

By June 24, 2010


Cloud, 'devops,' and 'shadow IT'

Early adopters of public clouds tend to be smaller online development shops, but their early successes signal a new way of aligning the IT organization in the face of cloud.

By March 17, 2011


Platform as a service moves into the data center

PaaS got its start as purely hosted offerings. But we're starting to see a lot more discussion about transplanting the approach into the enterprise data center.

By May 18, 2012


IT operations in a cloudy world

Understanding how cloud computing and data center virtualization are forcing change in IT operations is important to understanding how to take advantage of cloud's disruptive nature.

By September 15, 2010


Hedge your bets in cloud computing

The future role of cloud computing is in many ways unpredictable and ever changing. What balance of traditional infrastructure, private clouds, and public cloud services will your IT department consume in the next three years? Five years? The trick is to hedge your bets wherever you can.

By July 31, 2010


Big IT vendors missing the boat with cloud developers

As cloud adoption continues at an alarming rate, big IT vendors aren't sending the right messages to developers.

By December 3, 2011


A final thought from The Wisdom of Clouds

As the cloud market matures, James Urquhart changes companies and changes his focus from infrastructure to applications. It's time to say goodbye to one of his great passions, he says.

By November 2, 2011


The changing face of private cloud

Private-cloud vendors should start thinking less about technology and more about how to apply their solutions to real business problems.

By April 7, 2010


The intersection of open source and cloud computing

There has been much discussion about the relationship between open-source software and cloud computing. How will the two trends affect each other in the years to come?

By June 28, 2010