Waves of ‘Cloud-Native’ Transformations

Enterprise CIOs have been working on digitally transforming their IT infrastructure for a while now. Such digital transformations have traditionally been based on virtualization and Software-as-a-Service (or SaaS) offerings. With the development of cloud computing/ container technologies, transformational CIOs are looking into becoming cloud-native as well. But what is Cloud-Native?

Should Red Hat buy or build a database?

<cross posted from our other publication> TL;DR — Yes. With data gravity influencing where workloads go, not having a database/ DBaaS offering will limit Red Hat’s success as more enterprises move to public cloud. Context Krishnan posited that not having databases is a hole in Red Hat’s portfolio: To which Stephen responded why Red Hat shouldn’t buy Read more about Should Red Hat buy or build a database?[…]

Modern AI Stack & AI as a Service Consumption Models

<cross posting from our Medium publication> If you are a developer developing new AI capabilities or LOB applications/ services leverage AI capabilities, you have various tools at your disposal. A necessary and sufficient collection of such tools can be visualized as the Modern AI Stack. Artificial Intelligence (AI) refers to the tools and techniques that enable machines/ software to exhibit intelligence. Machine Read more about Modern AI Stack & AI as a Service Consumption Models[…]

2018 — Tech Predictions: Cloud, Containers, AI, and more

<cross posting from our publication here> 2018 welcomed us with some of the scariest security vulnerabilities of all time: #Meltdown and #Spectre. As with all end of years, we a saw number of predictions for the new year as well, with some that I found interesting (ML Trends, TNW, CTO Advisor, etc). I am listing down my predictions Read more about 2018 — Tech Predictions: Cloud, Containers, AI, and more[…]