jb… a weblog by Jonathan Buys

Enterprise Software Again

I realized today that it’s been ten years since I dedicated an entire post to complaining about enterprise software. In that ten years not much has changed, unfortunately. Enterprise software is still crap, and it’s still more of a hassle than it’s worth. It’s best to avoid whenever possible, so when you find yourself evaluating software or services for your company, here’s a few easy markers to identify the products you should let pass by.

September 6, 2019 - 2 minute read - aws cloud sysadmin

AWS reInvent Conference

The re:Invent conference was fascinating.

November 21, 2014 - 4 minute read - cloud aws automation

Two Views Of The Cloud

A few years ago, there was a distinction between the “world wide web” and the Internet. The distinction has decreased, but in the wake of Apple’s landmark WWDC keynote, I think the technical distinction between the terms is an important point to make. The difference between the Internet and the web that rides on top of the Internet forms the basis for two very different points of view for the future of personal computing.

June 14, 2011 - 3 minute read - online cloud google apple