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Research Corner: New Oracle Related Research Publications

by Andrew White  |  February 1, 2017

Research Corner: Highlights new research that covers, relates to, or mentions Oracle. Yefim Natis and Paul Vincent just published The Key Trends in PaaS, 2017. Strategic adoption of PaaS is...

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I Don't Always Evaluate PaaS with a List of Criteria, But When I do, it's This List.

by Richard Watson  |  July 16, 2015

I talk to many Gartner clients tasked with evaluating PaaS for developing and operating cloud applications.  Many of them are creating sets of requirements to use in RFPs and RFIs...

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Ok, We Get it, Docker's Great. But what for?

by Richard Watson  |  May 1, 2015

By now, we've all heard "Docker, Docker, Docker" coming from every available channel. Ok, we get it, Docker's great. But what can you use it for? I'm not much of a...

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Visualizing the Discipline of Cloud Architecture

by Richard Watson  |  February 9, 2015

Cloud architecture is a hot topic in my Gartner client discussions. Experienced architects understand that cloud represents a discontinuity in established patterns and we need new architecture models and practices...

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My Catalyst Conference Takeaways

by Richard Watson  |  August 29, 2012

I'm just back from my fifth Catalyst conference in San Diego. This was the biggest Catalyst ever, at almost 1800 attendees, proof that Gartner for Technical Professional analysts have something...

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Why would we want a private PaaS?

by Richard Watson  |  May 3, 2012

Private PaaS is overcoming existential angst, to really keep me busy in terms of client inquiries. For some people, private PaaS is an oxymoron: ‘how can it be a service...

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Is it a PaaS? Who cares. AWS launches a PHP option for Elastic Beanstalk

by Richard Watson  |  March 21, 2012

What happened yesterday?  Amazon Web Services launched a PHP option for Elastic Beanstalk. Apart from studiously avoiding the PaaS word, what Jeff Barr and Werner Vogels don’t say in their posts introducing the update is that...

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