Considering the wider issues around taking open source software commercial at time when it is rapidly becoming the mainstay of cloud just as cloud becomes the mainstay of business
We hear an awful lot about "transforming customer experience" these days, but it's rare to get a look under the architectural hood. In this diginomica exclusive, I share what I learned from Staples' CX push - and how Couchbase and microservices tie in.
Some open source war stories with useful learnings.
Problem-solvers like technology consultants often use a metaphor of a problem having a distinctive ‘signature’. What if there was a technology that was really good at letting you write down such ‘signatures’?
MariaDB CEO on the open source enterprise - we can bridge the gap between bare metal and microservices
The MariaDB OpenWorks show brought a flurry of news and open source drama. During my talk with MariaDB CEO Michael Howard, I asked him about an underreported storyline: MariaDB's commitment to Kubernetes and microservices.
MariaDB OpenWorks 2019 opened with "open source enterprise" fanfare. But what do customers think? Auto Europe gave me a view into their open source pursuit - and results. Up next? a careful approach to microservices.
CAST Software has been stopping some of the more edgy, extravagant applications developments from being freely used in business without serious inspection and evaluation. This is an important trick.
Using open source in enterprises is common practice but where does it start and stop and what are the problems underpinning its usage in an enterprise context?
This week, the problem of IoT security gets open sourced as we track blog chains and blockchains for insights. Retail's big show gets a diginomica dissection, and whiffs are off to a good start with indestructable snowmen and ill-fated trials by combat.
IoT gets a bad rap for its lack of security. Ockam hopes to solve that problem by open sourcing its foundational technology.
Global CIO Barry Libenson explains how his firm creates information consistency in a fast-changing digital age.
In the latest “road burn” version of hits and misses, Jon picks the highlights from the week’s biggest shows, the highs from the enterprise web, and, as always – your weekly whiffs. Plus: separating the best IBM - Red Hat analysis from the rest.
SAP TechEd 2018 Barcelona - Björn Goerke, SAP's CTO - There is no future with ABAP alone, and there is no future in SAP without ABAP.
Björn Goerke's SAP TechEd Barcelona keynote struck me as one that had all the right ingredients but delivered to an audience that wasn't fully on board. That's debatable but it opens up an important discussion SAP developers and their business counterparts must have.