The Shadow IT phenomenon is not new. For decades, employees brought their own disks or CDs and installed software onto company desktops or laptops. And every department had its resident “computer guy” who was not IT staff but had a flair for computers.
A new IBM system can do as many calculations in a second as the entire human race could do in a year.
Amazon was the first cloud vendor to offer IAC through CloudFormation, which it launched in 2011. AWS CloudFormation provides a common language for you to describe and provision all the infrastructure resources in your cloud environment using a simple text file to model and provision all the resources needed for your applications across all regions and accounts.
One common approach to automating business processes is automating the existing process “as is” with robotic process automation (RPA) technologies. This is called “paving the cow path.”
Expert advice on serverless cloud computing costs, from a leading expert on cloud economics.