David Linthicum

Profile of David Linthicum

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David S. Linthicum is senior vice president of Cloud Technology Partners and an expert in complex distributed systems, including cloud computing, data integration, service oriented architecture (SOA), and big data systems. He has written more than 13 books on computing and has more than 3,000 published articles, as well as radio and TV appearances as a computing expert. In addition, David is a frequent keynote presenter at industry conferences, with over 500 presentations given in the last 20 years.
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posted in June 2010

When Thinking Cloud, Think Reliable-ish

The recent Intuit outage provided the press with a good example of what happens when cloud computing fails. "Intuit's service outage this week affected, Quicken, Quickbooks and TurboTax, leaving more than 300,000 largely SMB customers in a bind..."

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The Real Purpose of Hybrid Clouds

We have several types of cloud deployments as defined by NIST. They are public, private, community, and hybrid clouds. We all know what private and public clouds are by now, but what about community and hybrid?

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