Multi-Cloud Snake Oil

tl;dr Most multi-cloud management solutions are pure snake oil. Buyer beware. And you most likely don’t even need Multi-cloud. Let’s take the scenario of an online Flower vendor. They sell bouquets and arrangements of Flowers via e-commerce and deliver them across the country. They have two big events year which account for around 92% of…

You don’t need SRE. What you need is SRE.

Ever since Google published the Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) book in 2016, the SRE movement has changed how organizations look at reliability, and incident response and management. Not unlike DevOps, working on adopting SRE is resulting in an organizational cultural shift. A shift which is changing how organizations are organized, on how information flows within an organization that would allow for…

Adopting DevOps – Part V: Addressing Data Friction

Around 18 or so months ago (mid-2017) I started seeing a new trend in the DevOps adoption engagements my colleagues and I were driving. (I was with IBM at that time as their global CTO of DevOps Adoption, leading the cross IBM-business unit DevOps adoption practice). Clients we were working with were beginning to ask…

Why I Joined Delphix: Opening up the Opportunity of Data

This week marks my start at Delphix. The world of IT continues to undergo massive change. In my opinion, there are three main forces driving change today: Cloud Adoption Application Modernization AI and Machine Learning As I see these changes – or really, transformations – take hold, begin to mature and adopt at scale in…