Day: May 8, 2020

Thanks, I hate the new Google Docs sharing menu

I’m gonna say this loud and proud: the new Google Docs sharing menu is absolute wank.

Yes, I know lots of people are gonna read the headline and say things like “who gives a shit?” and “grow up” and “who the fuck are you?” but they can do what they want. I’m on a mission. Nay, quest. The new Google Docs sharing menu is my One Ring and this article the Mount Doom I must cast it in.

Don’t think too hard about that metaphor.

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At this point, I

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Prepare for the future of distributed cloud computing

Distributed cloud, according to Gartner, “is the distribution of public cloud services to different physical locations, while the operation, governance, updates, and evolution of the services are the responsibility of the originating public cloud provider.” That’s “analyst speak” which means we’re moving from centralized to decentralized cloud computing solutions. But we need to still maintain centralized control.

If this is true—and it’s certainly a trend—then we need to be prepared for the distribution of physical processes, storage, and applications, with management, monitoring, security, and governance management layers that will make these complex distributed systems cloudops ready.

By the way,

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