In preparation of Cloud, keep your software evergreen

Many companies have built over the years a portfolio of applications using a variety of technologies. Acquisitions have resulted in the inheritance of multiple applications performing similar functions, making the collection even larger and more heterogeneous. I've even seen Windows 2000, Oracle 5 databases and other very old environments. There is no way those can …

The business aspects of Cloud: Part 5 – Do you need multi-tenancy?

This entry was originally published in January 2012 on the CloudSource blog. In part 4 of this series I described how to assess applications and decide whether they should be hosted in a private cloud or a public cloud. One aspect I did not address was the one of multi-tenancy. Let me take a sidestep …