Talk of "cloudbursting" makes Chris Hoff angry.
"It's used by people to describe a use case in which workloads that run first and foremost within the walled gardens of an enterprise, magically burst forth into public cloud based upon a lack of capacity internally and a plethora of available capacity externally," he wrote recently on his personal blog. Hoff is director of cloud and virtualization solutions of the security technology business unit at Cisco Systems.
More colorful language follows. But the gist is that, if an application passes the hurdles of being able to run … Read more