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ArchiveFebruary 2016

Will Public Cloud Make Us Prisoners Of Pricing?

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Let's say the vast majority of compute workloads in the world migrates to public cloud. Will public cloud pricing then become extortionate? Seems plausible if you assume that the technical talent migrates to public cloud companies. In that scenario, public cloud consumers are beholden to their technical master and would have to pay whatever is asked so that they can get their business done...

So, You Want To Be A Manager

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And so it was as a young man that I aspired to be a manager. Management looked like control to me. After all, I thought that as I acquired technical expertise in operating systems, security, and networking, I should be the one holding the reins. That’s logical, perhaps. But it’s naive.

Should Monitoring Systems Also Perform Mitigation?

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Shiny red lights and sundry messages can tell us when a transaction time is too high, an interface is dropping too many packets, database commits are taking too long, or a WAN link’s jitter just went south. That information is wonderful, but doesn’t resolve the issue. A course of action is required.

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