“The cloud is just someone else’s computer” This is a phrase you often hear when it comes to cloud computing.So in that case, what would be the point of having a Private Cloud on your own premises? Right, none. But Private Clouds do exist and their market is constantly growing. So let’s think about it […]
I ran into an interesting article by David Linthicum on InfoWorld. He describes the functional deficiencies of private cloud solutions compared to public cloud platforms: The feature gap between public and private clouds has grown so wide that the private cloud demos that I attend are laughable considering the subsystems that enterprises need, such as security, […]
US President Donald Trump signed an executive order, which could further weaken the data protection level for non-US citizens (as reported by heise.de). Section 14 of the order of January 25 states: Sec. 14. Privacy Act. Agencies shall, to the extent consistent with applicable law, ensure that their privacy policies exclude persons who are not United States citizens or lawful […]
The cloud comes along with new approaches to application architecture. One of those is described by the “pet vs. cattle” analogy.