36: S2E36: All Together Now

In which Mike considers paying for some software, Lilac solves all of Enterprise IT’s problems, and all four hosts are re-united once again.

Enterprise software financials

How about that monster H round — yes, H — from Databricks?

https://www.zdnet.com/article/databricks-raises-1-6b-series-h-funding-round/

Meanwhile Docker is hoping to get paid by desktop users…

https://www.docker.com/blog/updating-product-subscriptions/

…and we debate digital transformation, prompted by Benedict Evans.

https://www.ben-evans.com/benedictevans/2021/8/31/mainframes-machine-learning-and-digital-transformation

Security — It’s still hard

If you’re a user of Microsoft’s Cosmos DB, you definitely want to check up on this Chaos DB vulnerability.

https://www.reuters.com/technology/exclusive-microsoft-warns-thousands-cloud-customers-exposed-databases-emails-2021-08-26/

And what does this mean for cloud delivery models more generally?

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