Skate to where the puck will be…

My weekly curated list of articles on cloud technologies and the importance of Design.

“I’m a believer that the cloud industry we have today is going to look very different in the future as the enterprise really starts adopting cloud technologies – and then all cloud vendors will shape their strategies to fit what enterprises want. So we’re trying to skate to where the puck will be and start to invent some of those new models.”  – Bill Hilf

Three important announcements from AWS re:Invent
AWS has not taken its foot off the accelerator. The news from re:Invent was powerful, as expected. Here are the three most important things you should know from that conference

HP talks cloud delivery options, the importance of OpenStack, how it competes on price
An in-depth conversation with Bill Hilf, Senior Vice President of Product and Service Management for HP Cloud, about where Helion fits in, cloud consumption models and coming change.

The Netflix cloud team loves OSS — and would love to stop building it
…they’d really like to see AWS create more tools that live up to Netflix’s needs, but in the meantime will keep on building new open source tools and trying to make them easy for other companies to use.

How to adopt a successful DevOps enterprise
No two DevOps shops are alike, but there are common threads that run throughout. So what does it take for an IT shop to successfully implement the DevOps culture?