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David Fletcher was born in England in 1952. At school he excelled at drawing cartoons in the margins of his maths book and falling asleep. On leaving school he studied production engineering for five years then jumped on an aircraft bound for New Zealand where he's lived ever since. He was employed as an illustrator and cartoonist by New Zealand's largest daily newspaper, the New Zealand Herald, for three years, but for the last thirty years he's been pretending to work from home as a comic strip artist. He draws two daily strips called The Politician and Crumb the Blackbird, also several weekly strips. His cartoons are syndicated to Europe, Britain, US, Africa, Australia and New Zealand. David has also been a very popular weekly cartoonist with CloudTweaks over the last 5 years.

NEWS

IBM’s cloud, cybersecurity and data analytics business rose 11 percent to $8.8 billion in the quarter

IBM’s cloud, cybersecurity and data analytics business rose 11 percent to $8.8 billion in the quarter

Big Blue back on the attack, analysts cautious (Reuters) - IBM shares surged 5 percent on Wednesday after the world’s ...
New IDC Spending Guide Forecasts Nearly $120 Billion in Worldwide Spending on Security Products and Services in 2021

New IDC Spending Guide Forecasts Nearly $120 Billion in Worldwide Spending on Security Products and Services in 2021

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., October 19, 2017 – Worldwide spending on security-related hardware, software, and services is forecast to reach $119.9 billion in ...
Toyota to test self-driving, talking cars by about 2020

Toyota to test self-driving, talking cars by about 2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) on Monday said it would begin testing self-driving electric cars around 2020, which ...

CONTRIBUTORS

What will the smart city of the future look like?

What will the smart city of the future look like?

What will the smart city of the future look like? Since the very first cities began to emerge over ten ...
The Most Innovative Companies in the $24 Trillion Cyber War

The Most Innovative Companies in the $24 Trillion Cyber War

LONDON, July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Business is under attack to the point of all out cyber war, and there is ...
legacy

Experts Believe Multi-cloud Implementations Can Be Invaluable

Multi-Cloud Environment The outage this week at Amazon Web Services S3 cloud storage services has created quite a stir, with ...
Forget What You Have Heard About the Retail Apocalypse. Due to the Cloud Retailing is Booming

Forget What You Have Heard About the Retail Apocalypse. Due to the Cloud Retailing is Booming

Cloud Retailing is Booming Huh? You’ve heard that retail is dying. What if you were to learn that more jobs ...
The Future For Cyber Security Looks Uncertain

The Future For Cyber Security Looks Uncertain

Future For Cyber Security From the inception of the internet, cyber security has become increasingly more important. As the internet ...
Economic Arguments For Cloud-Based ERP

Economic Arguments For Cloud-Based ERP

Cloud-Based ERP If your business has reached the point where an ERP system is necessary and it’s time to decide ...
Our Computers Can Recognize Faces but Imagine Seeing Through an Animal’s Eyes. Now We Can.

Our Computers Can Recognize Faces but Imagine Seeing Through an Animal’s Eyes. Now We Can.

Seeing Through An Animal’s Eyes Computer Vision and Facial Recognition have gone from rare and difficult to increasingly available thanks ...
The Security of Cloud-Based Software and Client Communication

The Security of Cloud-Based Software and Client Communication

Cloud-Based Software Security The fear of not having a secure cloud-based software should far outweigh the fear of switching to a ...

SPONSORS

Internet Performance Management In Today’s Volatile Online Environment

Internet Performance Management In Today’s Volatile Online Environment

Internet Performance Management It’s no exaggeration to say that the Internet is now the heart of the global economy. Competition ...
Hybrid IT Matures Just In Time To Tackle Complex Challenges

Hybrid IT Matures Just In Time To Tackle Complex Challenges

Tackling Complex IT Challenges Today’s sophisticated business environment demands a dynamic and robust IT infrastructure which is a far cry ...
The Skill & Training Mandates of Big Data

The Skill & Training Mandates of Big Data

Big Data Mandates For some years a dearth of data scientists and analysts has caused concern, with McKinsey expecting a ...

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So, is microservices the answer? What are the pitfalls? Is this the path you really want to lead your company down?

On November 8 at 2:30 p.m. ET, join hosts JP Morgenthal, Steve Prentice and Kalyan Ramanathan for a vibrant and interactive online discussion specifically about the pitfalls of microservices, including management, sprawl, and decomposition – and how to avoid them.

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