What To Do About the Extreme Monopoly Implications of Hyperscale Public Cloud Providers

Executive Summary Hyperscale public cloud providers are tremendously efficient, but they are natural monopolies. Why the issue of public cloud monopolies needs to be discussed and regulated. Video Introduction: What To Do About the Extreme Monopoly Implications of Hyperscale Public Cloud Providers? Text Introduction (Skip if You Watched the Video) It is only possible to…

How Large Consulting Firms Exaggerate The Costs of AWS Services

Executive Summary AWS has added to its partnership stable with larger consulting companies for SAP. These large consulting companies have had a habit of high-cost implementations. Introduction A primary benefit of using cloud services is that the costs are transparent, and it gives more control over to the customer. However, companies like AWS and GCP…

Our Experience with Migrating the Brightwork Explorer Application to AWS

Executive Summary We migrated our application Brightwork Explorer to AWS. We described our experiences with AWS and what it means for future application migrations. Introduction Brightwork Research & Analysis recently engaged in a development effort to create an application that could help companies monetize forecast error (rather than using the typical forecast error measurements) and…

How to Understand AWS Services for On Premises with VMware Cloud for AWS for Hybrid Cloud

Executive Summary AWS is being combined with VMware Cloud for AWS to provide hybrid cloud capabilities. What this means for on-premises environments. Introduction AWS is becoming increasingly popular, but until very recently, there was an extra hurdle if you wanted to introduce AWS into your on-premises environment. And most of the infrastructure globally is by…

How to Slim and Re-platforming the Data Warehouse with AWS Glue and Anthem

Executive Summary Data warehousing and data lakes are being re-platformed for the cloud. When re-platformed to the cloud, data warehousing and data lakes have additional capabilities. Introduction Cloud is causing major changes in the data warehouse and data lake spaces. Cloud is going to result in a significant reconfiguration of the data warehouse market. It…

How to Understand Serverless and AWS Fargate

Executive Summary Serverless or autoconfigured servers provide for effortless scaling. Serverless has enormous opportunities for reducing the overhead of infrastructure. Effortless Scaling with Serverless “Serverless” allows effortless scaling. This is possible because AWS and Google Cloud have, in effect, no capacity limitation, and they have developed the capabilities to adjust resource consumption based upon the…

How to Understand Where Cloud is Going in the Future

Executive Summary Cloud is vital to many areas of IT and can bring significant productivity improvements. We cover some of the important developments in this field. Introduction Web services are segmented into SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS. In this article, we will cover their history and where they are headed. Our References for This Article If…

How AWS and Google Cloud Define Elastic with Autoscaling Pricing

Executive Summary AWS and Google Cloud have brought fantastic elasticity to their services. This article explains how this elastic functionality works. Introduction The emphasis of AWS and Google Cloud is “elastic.” This means that the services offered by AWS and Google Cloud can be easily scaled. AWS also has auto-scaling, which is covered in the…