Stories by Scott Carey

How Just Eat runs devops at scale

UK-based food delivery company Just Eat runs a hugely complex devops culture across 35 software development teams in five geographies, working together to maintain 450 microservices.

Oracle is changing how it reports cloud revenues — what's it hiding?

Oracle is changing the way it reports its all-important cloud figures every quarter. Where the database vendor used to report two cloud revenue segments: Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) as one and then a combined figure for Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) as another, smaller, figure, now it is reporting just one figure.

Demystifying the new SAP ERP pricing model

The issue of indirect access to SAP's underlying enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and the impact it has on licensing has caused no end of headaches for organisations running the popular software over the past couple of years.

A brief history of Salesforce.com

The way the story goes is that Marc Benioff was floating in the sea just off Big Island in his beloved Hawaii during a sabbatical when he thought: why can't buying software be as a simple as Amazon is for consumer goods?

How Alaska Airlines got to grips with Chef Habitat

Alaska Airlines is one of the first enterprise customers to run Chef's new app automation product Habitat. During Chef Conf this week they explained how they got up and running with the product, and some key lessons learned for anyone looking to shift their applications onto Habitat.

Chef CEO: We want to be like Salesforce

Barry Crist, the CEO of software automation specialist Chef wants his company's software to be as critical to enterprise customers as Salesforce has become to many.

Ryanair goes all in on AWS

Low cost Irish airline Ryanair is looking to shut down 'the vast majority' of its data centres over the next three years as it goes 'all in' on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. The airline says it is standardising its IT around AWS services, including databases, analytics, machine learning, and deep learning services.