How should organizations plan for a cloud environment and optimize it for efficiency at scale? InfoQ reached out to 3 leading cloud practitioners to uncover practical advice on this topic. Each panelist has dealt with the sometimes-messy transition from on-premises to cloud, and coached organizations through their journey.
As more organizations expand their use of public cloud services, from early-stage startups to the biggest businesses and governments in the world, the problems of cloud computing at scale start to arise.
How do real organizations handle the management of a cloud portfolio? InfoQ reached out to Randy Skopecek, the lead applications architect for a midsize insurance firm, to find out more about operating at cloud scale. Running in the cloud after leaving their local data center, Randy and team learned some lessons about what really matters, and how to plan for management at scale.
In an interview with Marcus Wendt we learn about Composite C1’s 15 year journey from a fledging commercial project to an open source platform with dozens of partners. 2