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Cloud Computing: Enterprises Move to the Public Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

Over the next five year Public Cloud Computing is on track to more than double, from $229 billion in 2019 to $500 billion in 2023, according to IDC. Similarly, in a report by Forrester, Public Cloud Computing is forecast to

Cloud Databases: On-Premise DBs Become the new Legacy

By Dick Weisinger

On-premise database market share is eroding quickly as businesses move their databases to the cloud. Databases remain a healthy business, growing at a rate of 18 percent between 2017 and 2018. But it has changed. But the landscape of the

Linux and Cloud Computing: Can Pigs Fly? Linux now Dominates Microsoft Azure Servers

By Dick Weisinger

“Linux is a cancer that attaches itself in an intellectual property sense to everything it touches. The way the license is written, if you use any open-source software, you have to make the rest of your software open source,” said

Cloud Computing: Microsoft Increases Licensing Costs for non-Azure Cloud Vendors

By Dick Weisinger

Microsoft has recently announced new licensing changes that target competing cloud vendors that run Microsoft software in the cloud. Starting October 1st, 2019, the changes will go into effect, making the use of Microsoft software significantly more expensive to run

Cloud Computing: SLI + SLO + $ = SLA

By Dick Weisinger

Cloud Computing is hard. Customers want to be reassured that their data is safe and will be available at any time. The terms of the Service Level Agreement (SLA) customers and vendors agree to usually promise uptimes to multiple nines.