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Depends on what you mean.....
By:  Sycraft (Administrators; 20647)
Posted on: 01-08-2019 12:59.
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You seem to be focused on it from a developer standpoint, which isn't what I do. I'm a systems/network guy. I don't make the applications, I make the environment for the applications and keep it secure.

But yes, I've some experience with some of the more "cloud" of the cloud tech like kubernetes. However I don't have much because NOBODY does, that came on to the scene like 3 years ago. That's part of my objection with what people seem to look for when they talk "cloud" is they want lots of experience in technologies that are brand new, and often still half-baked. A good example would be all the "kubernetes vs docker" crap you see which is like saying "active directory vs windows" a clear indication you don't understand either very well.

None of this is to claim I'm an expert in cloud tech, fundamentally my day to day job is maintaining more traditional stuff. But I do have some understanding of it, and I've seen a lot of it before. The idea of software as a service goes back to shared web hosting and submitting jobs to compute servers and some of the zeal for what's new and hot is very silly.

As an aside, I think you may find that there's a fair bit of difference in what people use and need in terms of "the cloud" in different industries and companies of different sizes. Lots of smaller companies are all about the development and scaliblity aspects. However for other companies, that really isn't what they do with their business and it is more about hosting data.