All posts by Adrian Cockcroft

Adrian is Battery's first technology fellow. He was previously the cloud architect at Netflix.

The State of the Cloud 2015: A Review of Industry Milestones and Future Predictions

In June 2014 I presented “Cloud Trends,” a presentation on the state of the cloud computing industry at the Gigaom Structure conference. At that time…

Go to GOTO in London to Shore Up Your Agile, Lean and Rugged Development Skills

Competitive pressures have pushed speed of software development to become one of the highest priorities for businesses today.

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Was 2014 the End of Enterprise Computing?

It’s been just over a year since I left Netflix and joined Battery Ventures. So it seemed appropriate (if a couple of weeks late) to take…

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Capital One: Disrupting Banking for Good

As a technology fellow at Battery Ventures, there are many cool things I get to do as part of my job: These include diving into…

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Why Did Docker Catch On So Quickly, and Why Is It Interesting?

Docker has rapidly become “the new thing” for computing in 2014. Why did that happen so quickly, and how has a Linux application container become…

Cloudy With a Chance of Trends

Image © 2014 by Jakub Mosur, used with permission. A global land grab for dominance in the public cloud. The rise of OpenStack as a…

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The Real Story Behind the Cloud Price War

As part of my opening keynote March 31 at Cloud Connect in Las Vegas, I summarized the latest moves in cloud computing, including the recent price cuts…

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SlideShare: Tapping the Cloud to More Quickly Deliver IT Services (and Lessons from Netflix)

There is a huge transformation going on in enterprise IT at the moment. Decades-old companies are discovering that IT–which used to be a small side…