People have re-entered the picture in discussions about cloud computing.
This was my primary takeaway from this year's Cloud Expo New York, an event
for which I serve as Conference Chair.
Over three days, we hosted thousands of delegates attending sessions from
more than 150 speakers, including two prominent women as keynoters, and a
range of topics that covered not only enterprise cloud in general, but
microservices and containers, Big Data and the IoT, WebRTC, software-defined
most-anything, an emerging DevOps culture... and people.
People, Process, & Technology
People, process, and technology has become a mantra within the world of
DevOps proponents and practitioners, and it can easily be applied to the
whole of cloud computing and all that it entails. Our DevOps Summit Chair
Andi Mann led a panel discussion on the topic.
Meanwhile, I led a technical discussion on ... (more)
Andi Mann has been serving as Conference Chair of the DevOps Summit since its
inception. He is one of the world's recognized leaders in DevOps, and
continues to be one of its most articulate advocates. Here are some recent
thoughts of his in an interview we conducted in the run-up to the DevOps
Summit to be held June 9-11 at the Javits Center in New York City.
When did you first start thinking about DevOps and its potential impact on
Andi: I first started thinking about DevOps back in 2010, when I was an IT
industry analyst. It was an intriguing concept, but initia... (more)
Andi Mann Returns to @DevOpsSummit as Conference Chair
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Andi Mann returns to DevOps Summit
2015 as Conference Chair
The 4th International DevOps Summit will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at
the Javits Center in New York City.
"DevOps is set to be one of the most profound disruptions to hit IT in
decades," said Andi Mann. "It is a natural extension of cloud computing, and
I have seen both firsthand and in independent research the fantastic results
DevOps delivers. So I am excited to help the great team at Cloud Expo tell
the world how the... (more)
As we approach the next @ThingsExpo, to be held June 9-11 at the Javits
Center in New York, my thoughts naturally turn to the Internet of Things.
The IoT is a leviathan-in the best possible sense of the term-that will sweep
up most everything in the ocean of data and technology being created today
and tomorrow. But rather than try to grasp all of its possible uses, for
today I'm looking at "just" the Industrial Internet part.
I just read a long paper co-authored by Tim Berners-Lee about the possibility
of describing a "web science," that is, discipline that combines the study
OpenShift Commons Latest in Battle with Cloud Foundry
Red Hat made the interesting times in which we live a little more interesting
recently by announcing OpenShift Commons, "a place for companies using
OpenShift to accelerate its success and adoption. To do this we'll act as
resources for each other, share best practices and provide a forum for
peer-to-peer communication," according to an official statement.
A total of 38 companies have committed to being part of the OpenShift
Commons, including Cisco, Dell, and Docker. Others include Cloudera,
Hortonworks, Iron.io, New Relic, a... (more)