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The messy dilemma of cloud operations

by Lydia Leong  |  September 3, 2020

Responsibility for cloud operations is often a political football in enterprises. Sometimes nobody wants it; it's a toxic hot potato that's apparently coated in developer cooties. Sometimes everybody wants it, and some...

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Hadoop is (still) alive and kicking

by Sanjeev Mohan  |  August 19, 2020

It has been a long time since I blogged and so I joined forces with my colleague and friend Merv Adrian. Here is the first one of the series. It's...

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Tiering self-service by user competence

by Lydia Leong  |  August 10, 2020

A nontrivial chunk of my client conversations are centered on the topic of cloud IaaS/PaaS self-service, and how to deal with development teams (and other technical end-user teams, i.e. data...

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Hunting the Dread Gazebo of Repatriation

by Lydia Leong  |  July 27, 2020

(Confused by the title of this post? Read this brief anecdote.) The myth of cloud repatriation refuses to die, and a good chunk of the problem is that users (and...

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Building multicloud expertise

by Lydia Leong  |  July 16, 2020

Building cloud expertise is hard. Building multicloud expertise is even harder. By "multicloud" in this context, I mean "adopting, within your organization, multiple cloud providers that do something similar" (such...

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Refining the Cloud Center of Excellence

by Lydia Leong  |  July 13, 2020

What sort of org structures work well for helping to drive successful cloud adoption? Every day I talk to businesses and public-sector entities about this topic. Some have been successful....

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Finally, private cloud identical to public cloud

by Lydia Leong  |  July 9, 2020

Digging into my archive of past predictions... In a research note on the convergence of public and private cloud, published almost exactly eight years ago in July 2012, I predicted...

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Outside help can accelerate cloud journeys

by Lydia Leong  |  July 8, 2020

Note: It's been a while since I blogged actively, and I'm attempting to return to writing short-form posts on a regular basis. In my current role within Gartner for Technical...

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Don’t Wait to Establish Container Image Governance When Scaling Kubernetes Deployments

by Tony Iams  |  June 19, 2020

The rate of client inquiries that Gartner is receiving about containers and Kubernetes has been steadily increasing, and these discussions reveal that enterprises are now deploying Kubernetes at greater scale...

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How to Make Your Organization Successful in Public Cloud Tagging

by Marco Meinardi  |  December 17, 2019

If you use public cloud services at some scale, then you know you must tag your resources. You know you must use tagging so that your cost reports get nicely...

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