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What a Microservice Is Not

by Gary Olliffe  |  January 31, 2017

The wave of hype and excitement about microservices continues unabated.  And where there is hype and excitement marketing teams will follow.  Sometimes they get it spot on – especially where...

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QCon Takeaways: Microservices, Docker and IoT

by Gary Olliffe  |  March 25, 2015

It seems to be conference season, and after attending my first event of the year I thought I'd share a few thoughts and a brief look ahead. A couple of weeks ago I...

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Microservices : Building Services with the Guts on the Outside

by Gary Olliffe  |  January 30, 2015

If you’re an application architect it’s unlikely that you have missed the emergence of the latest buzzword in our armoury : Microservices.   And, if you missed it before you’ve found...

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The Elephant in the Room – Master Data and Application Data

by Andrew White  |  January 14, 2014

Alternative title for this blog: The Difference between Master Data and Application Data is Huge – and Missing! Many users, and even some analyst, confuse master data with the other...

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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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Cloud Brokerage is Gaining Ground

by Daryl Plummer  |  August 31, 2011

All of a sudden, everyone is interested in cloud services brokerage. Well, by everyone, I mean end customers looking for an easier way to integrate cloud computing into their plans...

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Cloudstreams: The Next Cloud Integration Challenge

by Daryl Plummer  |  November 8, 2010

I’m about to introduce a term to describe a solid trend in cloud computing integration – Cloudstreams. It will come as no surprise to those of you who have spoken...

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Cloud Services Brokerage is Built on Markets Near 1 Trillion in Spend!

by Daryl Plummer  |  October 11, 2010

I recently wrote a prediction stating that "Cloud Services Brokerage (CSB) is the single largest revenue growth opportunity in Cloud Computing". Of course, not everyone agrees with that. So, I...

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Trip Report – From Gartner’s SOA, Application Development and Integration Summit 2010, London, UK

by Andrew White  |  June 14, 2010

Fascinating start to the event: key note by Brigadier Alan Clacher OBE, Head of Logistics Information Systems, UK Ministry of Defence, gave a great presentation on how the MOD adopted...

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Can Bulk Licenses in the Cloud Save Software Vendor Revenues?

by Daryl Plummer  |  March 30, 2010

I posed an interesting question in our cloud council meeting last month. Since then, I have been trying to get more detail on the issue. The question was, when will...

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