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Our guest on the podcast this week is Preeti Somal, VP of Engineering at Yahoo. We discuss the cloud challenges that come with supporting over a billion consumers per day at Yahoo. One way the Yahoo team simplifies this is through automation and smarter monitoring. Yahoo also leverages open source projects such as Hadoop and OpenStack, which helps onboard employees through their many mergers and acquisitions. Check out this episode! ... (more)

Composability and Integration | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Microservices

Episode #26: The Future of IT Is Composability and Integration Our guest on the podcast this week is JP Morgenthal, Global Solutions Executive at CSC. We discuss the architecture of microservices and how to overcome the challenge of making different tools work together. We learn about the importance of hiring engineers who can compose services into an integrated system. Check out this episode! ... (more)

Cloud Security and DevOps | @DevOpsSummit #BigData #DevOps #Security

I was a guest on Scriptrock’s podcast series. We discussed cloud security and DevOps. We even talked about my all time favorite album. Check it out here. ... (more)

Forget Big Data — Small Data is Driving the Internet of Things | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Forget Big Data — Small Data is Driving the Internet of Things When people talk about the Internet of Things (IoT) they tend to think about big data technologies like Hadoop where petabyte size datasets are stored and analyzed for both known and unknown patterns. What many people don’t realize is that many IoT use cases only require small datasets. Check out my latest post on Forbes that explains how small data is driving IoT. Cloud, Big Data, and the 'Internet of Things' Are you ready to put your data in the cloud? What is the future of security in the cloud? Does Docker quick... (more)

The Four Stages of Cloud Competence | @CloudExpo #IoT #Microservices

The Four Stages of Cloud Competence In the 1970s, a psychologist named Noel Burch created a learning model to describe how humans go through four stages of learning when introduced to a new skill. This model is known as “The Four Stages of Competence”. In my latest post on Forbes I use this model to describe how organizations traverse the learning process as they start adopting the cloud. ... (more)