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Microsoft tweets 'joke' about raises (really)

The official Microsoft developer account decides to make fun of CEO Satya Nadella's recent faux-pas in suggesting women shouldn't ask for raises.

By October 23, 2014


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


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


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


Where IT is going: Cloud, mobile, and data

Today's IT world is changing dramatically because of the convergence of cloud computing, mobility, and everything else associated with running apps on the Web, and big data.

By April 23, 2012


Understanding cloud and 'devops'--part 3

With the reasons that cloud computing and "devops" is forcing a change on the way we do app operations firmly established, what are some of the limits to the concept?

By April 2, 2010


Understanding cloud and 'devops'--part 2

With an apps-centric operations model, how does cloud computing begin to converge developer and operations staff interests? How is the task of IT operations changed by the advent of cloud computing?

By March 27, 2010


Understanding the cloud and 'devops'--Part 1

While virtualization changed the way we operate our data centers, cloud computing represents a fundamental shift in the way we operate applications.

By March 25, 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