Category Archives: Standards
Last week I wrote the following on FaceBook: I need to write a blog post about open source: specifically about those people who respond to any criticism of a project by saying, “The community is open to all – if you want to influence the project, start contributing, write code.” Because, seriously, if you want […]
Back in May I took part in a panel on Cloud APIs as part of the Open Cloud Conference. I just came across the video of the event. If you wonder why I’m sometimes referred to as “opionated” or a “contrarian”, this will help to clarify things!
With VMworld taking place this week, there’s been a lot of talk about VMware‘s success in getting various companies to announce VMware-based cloud offerings. So I thought it was time to take another look at the vCloud API, which VMware has submitted to DMTF for consideration as a standard. My assessment: nice clean use of […]
I’ve always thought that there were one or two areas where the US government ought to use its procurement clout to set basic standards. After fighting with a new web site that has its own ideas of what a legal password should look like, I long for a “password FIPS“. (Actually, there is such a […]