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How microservices are redefining modern application architecture
In 451 surveys, Docker use up to 22.5% in 2015Q3, up from 20.9% in 2015Q1.
docker  451  donnie  momemtum  numbers  slides  containers  presentations  surveys  VotC 
february 2016 by cote
Software is eating the world, change or die!, and other business memes
I’ve been working on a piece for the Pivotal blog exploring what the hell “software eating the world” actually is and means, esp. as it related to that other hallowed mantra of keynotes: “change or die!” Here’s the intro so far: Pretty much every macro-level keynote in our industry covers the three horsemen of the digital apocalypse: Software is eating the world! Businesses must change or die! Buy our products/services! Trust me, as an analyst I would see these three horsemen about once a day. I got to know those horses well and even let them store the occasional turkey in my fridge when they had family over for Thanksgiving. They’re nice, as bringers of apocalypses go. Few things rankle me more than a business meme I’m forced to hear over and over. I’m left to delight myself with whatever new clip-art the presenter will use. I’ve always been curious to investigate the validity of the horsemen. The third one, of course, is evaluated on a case by case basis, but if you follow the citation chain for the first two, to get lost in a dense forest of leprechauns, if there’s any citations at all. So, I thought I’d start checking in on these two bedrock ideas more: What does “software is eating the world” really mean, and is it really on a tear like a starved man at a Shoney’s? Are businesses really facing such an existential crisis that they need to dramatically change? Should we expect them to change? Now if I can just work “third platform” in there, I’ll win bingo! “Bi-modal IT” for triple word score ;> In putting it together, I’ve currated a few charts, not all of which I’ll be using, but here they are for those of you who like charts: PCs vs. post-PCs from Gartner This is good for when you want to go over the foot-print for “computers” and/or show relative market-share between “mobile” and PCs. Source: Gartner 2012, 2013; 2014 to 2016 Embedded Software, 2009 edition Back in 2009, the embedded systems market was around €160bn… More recent estimats (from IDC, it seems) put the embedded market at around €1.5 trillion. Uber’s rumored growth by net revenue 330% CAGR! Source: “Uber Expands Funding Round as Revenue Growth Accelerates,” Wall Street Journal, Feb 18, 2015.
charts  thirdplatform  uber  momemtum  revenue  marketsizing  via:ifttt  from:tumblr  tumblr:text 
february 2015 by cote
SAP's 10-year HANA gamble: a life without the big boys
"SAP needs the slack. Released in 2010, SAP today claims 6,000 customers on HANA with 1,800 using it underneath their installation of the Business Suite. The company has a total of 253,500 customers."
momemtum  SAP  inmemory  Hana  enterprise 
february 2015 by cote
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Focusing on developers has it’s rewards. From one of Stephen O’Grady’s recent presentations. Check out the stylee-y on that Netcraft logo!
devrel  charts  redmonk  cloud  AWS  growth  momemtum  via:ifttt  from:tumblr  tumblr:photo  photo 
june 2014 by cote
Office, Azure Active Directory, and mobile: the three pillars of Microsoft’s cloud « Tim Anderson's ITWriting
Office 365 makes huge sense for many organisations, and is growing fast – “the fastest growing business in the history of the company,” according to Corporate VP of Windows Server and System Center Brad Anderson, speaking to the press last week
via:ifttt  from:tumblr  momemtum  microsoft  TechEd  TechEd2104  Office365  link  tumblr:link 
june 2014 by cote
The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act? - Forbes
FORBES estimates that 50 million people currently use Snapchat. Median age: 18. Facebook, meanwhile, has admittedly has seen a decline among teenagers. Its average user is closer to 40. … “I can see why [SnapChat is] strategically valuable,” one leading venture capitalist tells FORBES. “But is it worth $3 billion? Not in any universe I’m aware of.
via:ifttt  from:tumblr  ccos  socialmedia  snapchat  valuations  momemtum  facebook  numbers  link  tumblr:link 
january 2014 by cote
IDC: Hadoop commonly used with other big data analytics systems | Business Intelligence - InfoWorld
> IDC’s “Trends in Enterprise Hadoop Deployments” report, commissioned by Red Hat, found that 32 percent of companies questioned had deployed Hadoop. An additional 31 percent said they had plans to deploy Hadoop within 12 months, and 36 percent said their Hadoop deployment schedule could go beyond 12 months. And then, people need more tools to actually do something with the results, in addition to massaging it for the elephant: > The survey also found that most enterprises process big data both before and after Hadoop processing.
via:ifttt  from:tumblr  surveys  momemtum  hadoop  bigdata  idc  link  tumblr:link 
november 2013 by cote

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