Whether you’re a cloud computing novice or a long-time professional, it’s helpful to follow the experts who regularly blog on news and trends in the industry. With so many authors in the blogosphere, it’s challenging to know whose posts to read and whose advice to trust.
We’re here to help! We’ve researched and compiled our list of top blogs and most influential bloggers to follow. Their voices offer sound analysis and opinions on everything from cloud basics to technical implementation to security.
Here are our top five must-read cloud blogs and the bloggers who are truly experts in their fields:
All Things Distributed, Werner Vogels
As the CTO of Amazon and leader of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) team, Werner is a highly qualified, knowledgeable expert in cloud and beyond. His blog is densely technical and tailored for the practitioner.
Cloud Musings, Kevin L. Jackson
No lack of industry experience, certifications, and awards here. Most recently, Kevin founded GovCloud Network and CloudTek University. He is a Cybersecurity Fellow of the National Cybersecurity Institute and serves on the editorial board of IEEE Cloud Computing Magazine. If your focus is government or security, Cloud Musings is a good place to start.
F5 DevCentral, Lori MacVittie
A self-proclaimed geek and really opinionated subject matter expert in emerging technologies, Lori has extensive development and technical architecture experience. She blogs on DevOps, security, and the cloud, is a published author and an award-winning technology editor at Network Computing Magazine.
Cloudscaling, Randy Bias
Randy has an impressive resume and a highly popular following. Currently the VP of Technology, Emerging Technology Division at EMC, he provides very honest assessments and advice on topics including cloud computing, cloud scaling, automation, and OpenStack.
The New Stack, Alex Williams
A longtime journalist in the technology sector, Alex founded as is editor-in-chief of The New Stack. His previous credits include TechCrunch, SiliconAngle, and ReadWrite. Most recently, he has focused on OpenStack, Docker, and the container ecosystem.
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