“We’re not hand-crafting dovetail joints here. To be ethical engineers in a hyperscale world we need to reason critically about what we build, on a feature-by-feature basis, and stand by our reasoning if it is sound.”
Original source: Ethics? Yeah, that’s great, but do they scale?
The scenario of AWS out-kubernetes kubernetes by layering another abstraction layer on-top of it to hide kubernetes from end-users “caring” about it: “In a not so distant future, users of container clusters will not care if they are using Kubernetes or under some AWS abstraction because it is the efficient way to do containers.”
Also, clever invocation or Xen as a historic analog.
Original source: Why should Kubernetes be scared of AWS?
Despite it being aw some, you still have to pay for public cloud, and it’s pay as you go:
‘“Cloud is an inexpensive and easily accessible technology,” the infrastructure survey concludes. “People consume more, thereby spending more, and forget to control or limit their consumption.”‘
“the market analyst found that 34 percent of enterprises polled said they have over the last year moved applications and data from a public cloud to either hosted private or on-premises private cloud.”
Original source: The Hidden Costs of Cloud Adoption
“We believe good companies grow from $1 million to $10 million in annual recurring revenue (ARR) in four years, but the best companies can do it in just two years.”
Original source: The State of the Cloud Industry in 2018
“In a nutshell, Oracle Autonomous Cloud Platform will aim to automate patching, tuning and even data integration across its portfolio. Oracle’s return on investment pitch is that its autonomous platform frees up technology talent for higher-value tasks.”
Original source: Oracle expands its autonomous technology across its cloud platform
Vendor report, but fun numbers: “One of the main drivers fueling this race to the cloud is the explosion of software-as-a-service workloads, Cisco said. By 2021, 75 percent of the total cloud workloads and compute instances in the world will be SaaS-based, up from 71 percent in 2016.”
Original source: Cisco says virtually all data center workloads will be based in the cloud by 2021