I made a comment last week on Twitter in response to an HP presenter’s topic of IT Sprawl, at Tech Field Day:
“Just because the CxO doesn’t understand what all those servers do doesn’t mean it is sprawl.”
I’m not really going to elaborate much more on sprawl right now. What I do want to point out is a little synchronicity in Stephen O’Grady’s post, “Not Dead Yet: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Java,” partly because it’s a good read, partly because I love to hate Java, and partly because it has one of the best Venn diagrams I’ve seen yet this year:
I’ve always liked what the RedMonk guys have to say, because they’re developer-focused, and I’ve always leaned that way myself. You might want to check them out.