Going through yet another one of those "holy crap that infrastructure is expensive" occasions recently I did a quick calculation and found that we could get all of our capacity at an absolute fraction of the internal price. Think less than 1/10th of the quoted price when installation was factored in.What stopped us shifting? Well a little bit of compliance, which we might have overcome, but the
With the current trend of having 64 bit as the new desktop standard, then you would most likely come into a situation where you have a hard time deciding what OS to buy that can support your software development tasks, while not being left behind. That OS selection decision is made simpler by the advent of Virtualization wherein you can have multiple OS on a single hardware
OK – this is the last one, I promise. Well, for now, anyway.
Earlier this month at TechEd North America I gave a fairly new presentation that was only delivered once before (at the Connected Systems User Group in London) and I’m happy to say is now online for your viewing pleasure.
Okay I've watched REST, Clojure and the other shiny new things rise up and for the last 9 months I've been back in the bowels of large, lets just say massive, scale enterprise IT delivery and I've come to a conclusion.IT is in a worse place now than it was 5 years ago. The "thinkers" in IT are picking up the shiny new tools and shiny new things and yet again continuing to miss the point of what
I've been rather quiet this year, mainly due to being full out on a rather large programme delivery effort. Package and Data (MDM) rather than my normal SOA work but still very much around the Business SOA approach, and more in future on how to do Business SOA for a package and have a really strong governance approach to ensuring a successful package delivery.But I thought I'd give a brief over