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Not Such A Paradox
Is the cost of cloud a “trillion dollar paradox”? Legendary venture capital firm Andreesen Horowitz thinks so, based on their blog post from late May. The above article has been making the rounds for several months, causing a lot of teeth-gnashing and lining up of parties on either side. Is it evident that cloud puts “pressure … on margins (that) can start to outweigh the benefits, as a company scales and growth slows”?read more
Bullish on Automation
Every pundit under the sun has their theories about how the “world will change” post-Corona. Personally, I have never liked airy pronouncements about how “NOW it is different.” I prefer more measured responses, like Ben Thompson of Stratchery, who has said in his articles that the responses to Corona would accelerate existing trends. I do, however, think that one trend will reverse direction, and that has a major impact on markets: supply chains.read more
Inception, Kubernetes Cluster Managers
Inception When the cloud-native world really got under way, especially the open-source part of it, much of what we used to do (and, likely, most companies still do) in custom and proprietary ways became standardized: defining workloads defining storage defining dependencies defining policies defining placement defining replicas load balancing rollout strategies packaging status many other things The tool to do this, of course, began with docker, which addressed, primarily the packaging and workloads part, but grew to Kubernetes as a basis for the rest of it.read more