The moral side of cloud-based data science

David Linthicum

Of course, cloud computing, data science, and AI are the game changers here. Consider sports betting. Today, many bettors use known and published statistics, mathematical models, and other relatively primitive tools. The idea is to gain a small advantage.

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Fix your cloud security

David Linthicum

I found some interesting statistics in this RedLock article that illustrate the severity of the cloud security problem: Only 7 percent of businesses have good visibility of all critical data, and 58 percent say they only have slight visibility. What is cloud computing?

Are You Ready For Big Data?

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs need to understand what they are going to do with big data Image Credit: Merrill College of Journalism Press Releases. The Challenge Is What To Do With The Data. Changes like “big data” often don’t happen all by themselves. The post Are You Ready For Big Data?

Anatomy of a Cloud-Native Data Breach

CTOvision

Migrating computing resources to cloud environments opens up new attack surfaces previously unknown in the world of premise-based data centers. As a result, cloud-native data breaches frequently have different characteristics and follow a different progression than physical data breaches. Here is a real-life example of a cloud-native data breach, how it evolved and how it […].

How Cloud Has Changed the Data Center Architect

Data Center Knowledge

The data center architect supports some of the most critical business functions of an organization. Here''s how the role has evolved with the advent of cloud. Cloud Computing Data Center Design cloud data center

Predictions 2019 Update: Cloud Computing Soars To New Heights

Forrester IT

At the end of 2018, Forrester’s cloud team made some bold predictions about how cloud computing would accelerate enterprise digital transformation everywhere, from the data center to the mobile device to the edge.

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How to deal with cloud complexity

David Linthicum

Cloud complexity is the number one reason enterprises experience failures with cloud. Cloud-based platforms become complex due to an excess of heterogeneity and fewer common services. The end result is negative cloud computing value.

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Optimizing your Data Center with the Cloud

Eric D. Brown

Most organizations today have some type of cloud implementation and/or service. Every organization views the cloud a little differently than any other organization. Some view the cloud as a place to store data while others view the cloud as a replacement for their data center.

Amazon, Google Detail Next Round of Cloud Data Center Launches

Data Center Knowledge

Amazon plans Paris data centers, while Google unveils eight new cloud locations planned for 2017 Read More. Amazon Cloud Computing Data Center Strategies Google

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Fix your data before you move it to the cloud

David Linthicum

Data seems to be a forgotten component of a good system architecture. In cloud migrations, I’m often taken back how the data that was bad on-premises is worse in the cloud. What does bad data look like? Poor data structures, redundant data, no single source of truth, and security and compliance issues all top the list. Indeed, too many enterprises have just kicked the data can down the road using cloud computing camouflage.

CIOs Are Asking: Why The Cloud and Why Now?

The Accidental Successful CIO

How should CIOs be thinking about cloud computing? It goes without saying that every CIO is thinking about cloud computing. However, moving your company’s IT infrastructure into the cloud is a big deal. Just exactly how should a CIO be thinking about the cloud these days?

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Big data is the killer app for the public cloud

David Linthicum

Big data analytics are driving rapid growth of public cloud computing. It solves real problems, delivers real value, and is pretty easy to implement on public clouds. Revenues for the top 50 public cloud providers shot up 47 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 , to $6.2 Big Data Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Big Data Cloud Computing Don''t take my word for it.

Cloud Empowers Innovations

Forrester IT

Several enterprises talked through how cloud services like Google Cloud Platform are not just sources of application agility and on-demand infrastructure, but are platforms providing high value access to technology chains they can leverage confidently for innovation efforts.

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Why your data should be priority one as you build your cloud computing plan

CTOvision

Read why Oracle’s Kyle York says that data should be number one priority for companies adopting cloud computing on Diginomica : Ask any CIO to list his or her most important business assets and you can bet that the company’s corporate data will head up that tally. Big Data and Analytics Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security News

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3 ways the cloud and data centers work well together

David Linthicum

Will data centers will go away as the public cloud grows like crazy? You may also recall the hybrid cloud , which was a paired private cloud and public cloud. Most in the tech field now consider hybrid cloud out of date, and instead push the concept of “hybrid IT.” You can think of that as a private cloud (really, data center) connected with anything that’s in the public cloud. The next step in cloud computing. |

Cloud Migration Best Practice: Classifying Your Data

Cloud Musings

In my first post of this series, “CloudMigration Part One: An Overview,” I provided a high-level summary of how enterprises should migrate applications to the cloud. Cloud computing has done more than change the way enterprises consume information technology.

Cloud Underwater? Microsoft Tests Submarine Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Project Natick may lay groundwork for seawater-cooled, tidal energy-powered cloud data centers Read More. Cloud Computing Data Center Design Data Center Strategies Infrastructure Microsoft Site Selection

Fugue: Autonomous Cloud Security and Compliance

CTOvision

Fugue automates enterprise cloud security and compliance enforcement to prevent data breaches, policy violations, and system downtime. Fugue ensures cloud infrastructure stays in continuous compliance with enterprise security policies.

Cloud Ready Data Protection for Hybrid Data Centers Are In Your Future

Storage IO Blog

Cloud Ready Data Protection for Hybrid Data Centers Are In Your Future Join me for a free webinar Cloud Ready Data Protection for Hybrid Data Centers and Data Infrastructures 11AM PT Thursday July 11th produced by Redmond Magazine sponsored by Quest Software.

Cloud Trends in 2019: Unlocking Your Data

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The following blog comes from an interview with Perficient’s Azure Practice Director, Steve Holstad, and is part of a series on cloud trends with experts from within Perficient. Businesses have a lot of data. However, the sheer amount of data that businesses have can even surprise them. This is because old models and legacy systems have often left data siloed and unable to interact with other data. For many, the answer has been the cloud.

The cloud and big data are no threat to data warehouses

David Linthicum

I''m often told that the use of big data systems will kill the now very old world of data warehousing. It''s hugely expensive to build data warehouses. Big Data Cloud Computing Data Center Data Management Big Data DBMS Cloud Computing Consider the cost of the technology, including very pricey hardware and software. The minimum buy-in is well over $1 million -- and I''m being kind with that number. read more.

Cloud computing: A data-centric business model

Cloud Musings

According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology : “Cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., The custodian of this data is the business owner.

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Single Source Provider for Data Management – Not Yet

Forrester IT

Architects can choose, and do, a primary cloud service provider and/or Hadoop system to house their data. Moving, transforming, cataloging and governing data is a different story. data management master data management metadata management cloud data catalog data governance data profiling hadoop lineage

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The Future Of Big Data Is In The Hybrid Cloud

CTOvision

Read Kunal Agarwal take a look at the future of big data in the hybrid cloud on Forbes : Earlier in the year, I attended the Strata Data Conference in New York. It was an exciting event, and my conversations with customers, reporters and influencers underscored how rapidly big data adoption has grown over the past […].

ViaWest: How Cloud Computing Alters Data Center Design

Data Center Knowledge

Provider's chief data center officer says colocation has to be more flexible with capacity in the cloud age. AFCOM Colocation Data Center Design Data Center World ViaWest architecture cloud considerations consumption profile Dave LeonardRead More.

How Data Center Providers Have Become Cloud Leaders

Data Center Knowledge

In creating a data center platform ready for the cloud, administrators must take a few important details into consideration Read More. Cloud Computing Featured cloud data center

3 reasons to put ERP in the cloud

David Linthicum

ERP systems are the last strongholds of processes and data that enterprise IT refuses to move to the cloud. ERP holds most of the relevant business data, and without that data the business would not exist. Thus, your applications and data are much more secure in the cloud.

Evolving to Next-Gen Data Center: Cloud, Storage, Virtualization, Security

Data Center Knowledge

How are data center managers adjusting to cloud and the explosion of data? AFCOM survey sheds light on the impact of current trends on the data center. AFCOM Cloud Computing Security Virtualization cloud data center Data Center WorldRead More.

Cloud Trends in 2019: Hybrid Cloud Rise to Continue

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The following blog comes from an interview with Perficient’s General Manager of API Management and Container Solutions, Annel Adzem, and is part of a series on cloud trends with experts from within Perficient. What is hybrid cloud?

The cloud is the greener way to go

David Linthicum

If you’ve ever driven down the Greenway, the toll road through Ashburn, you’ll get an idea of the number of data centers in town—hundreds, with more being built each year. Is this the fault of cloud computing? It really depends on who is using those data centers.

3 ways the cloud and data centers work well together

David Linthicum

Will data centers will go away as the public cloud grows like crazy? You may also recall the hybrid cloud , which was a paired private cloud and public cloud. Most in the tech field now consider hybrid cloud out of date, and instead push the concept of “hybrid IT.” You can think of that as a private cloud (really, data center) connected with anything that’s in the public cloud. The next step in cloud computing. |

Open Source Technologies Provide Cloud-Ready Big Data Control

Data Center Knowledge

If you''re working with big data, it''s time to look at some powerful, cloud-ready, open-source technologies. Bill Kleyman looks at eight technology projects that can help make sense of the explosion of data. Big Data Cloud Computing Big data cloud open source

Why Data Now Makes Every Company a Tech Company

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Because many of us come from tech backgrounds and are speaking to other tech leaders, it’s easy to think of digital transformation in terms like migrating from legacy, on-premises technology to modern, cloud-based technologies. It’s about sharing data.

3 steps to solving disaster recovery in the cloud

David Linthicum

Many believe that DR (disaster recovery) is built into the cloud. Although many cloud providers do a fair job of making sure you can recover your data, you could be missing out on the capabilities that truly define a DR system.

Moving to the cloud? 3 critical data efforts you must make

David Linthicum

I’m often taken back by the number of enterprises moving the cloud that have not considered data modernization as part of their cloud migration strategy. However, not doing data modernization as part of moving to the cloud will cost you much more than you think you are saving. Data should be a first-class citizen when it comes to your cloud effort. Working with data in the cloud requires new thinking.

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