Grant Shipley gshipley at
Thu Dec 12 10:28:19 MST 2013

On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 10:21 AM, Jonathan Duncan <
jonathan at> wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 8:03 AM, S. Dale Morrey <sdalemorrey at
> >wrote:
> >
> > For the most part, you can't just migrate existing systems to "the
> > cloud(tm)".  You really do need to think of it as a re-implementation
> task
> > and expect your costs to follow accordingly.
> >
> > Agreed. The Cloud is just another tool. Like any tool, if used properly
> can be helpful, if used improperly can be deadly. The company I am
> currently with is in the process of migrating all services to the cloud.
> This includes an entire rewrite of the code base and entirely new system
> architecture. It is a mistake to think of the Cloud in the same way as one
> would think of traditional physical servers. For me, learning to use the
> Cloud effectively has required me to adopt a new paradigm.
Awesome!  I wish more people I came in contact with understood this as well
you do.


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