Thomas Di Giacomo

Thomas Di Giacomo

As Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Thomas Di Giacomo drives the rapid innovation and growth of SUSE’s expanding portfolio from the enterprise Linux operating system to software-defined solutions such as the OpenStack cloud infrastructure, Ceph-based storage, software-defined networking solutions as well as solutions for developers such as Kubernetes containers and Cloud Foundry platform as a service. He engages customers, partners, and open source communities to share and define SUSE’s technological vision.

Di Giacomo has more than 15 years of experience in the IT industry, serving in various global leadership roles in engineering and product innovation, with expertise in open source platforms, development, and support of global information systems and technologies applied to various industries such as telecommunication, hospitality, and healthcare.

Di Giacomo holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Geneva where he was a senior software developer & researcher involved in both academic work and joint corporate projects with international leading enterprises.

BOOKS

Digital Transformation: An Executive Guide

Digital Transformation with SAP: An Executive Guide (Electronic + Print Bundle)

$49.95

A comprehensive explanation of the rise of digital transformation how you can use its power  to help keep up with the latest business trends and stay ahead of the competition.

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Digital Transformation: An Executive Guide

Digital Transformation with SAP: An Executive Guide (Electronic Editions)

$39.95

A comprehensive explanation of the rise of digital transformation how you can use its power  to help keep up with the latest business trends and stay ahead of the competition.

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Digital Transformation: An Executive Guide

Digital Transformation with SAP: An Executive Guide (Print)

$39.95

A comprehensive explanation of the rise of digital transformation how you can use its power  to help keep up with the latest business trends and stay ahead of the competition.

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  • Chapter 6: Phase Three: Build

    In the third phase, build, we walk through developing proofs of concept for your project. The chapter discusses how to take advantage of a provision-shared infrastructure, as well as strategies for building and testing that infrastructure. There is an examination on how to build and mitigate databases and applications, as well as planning the phase cutover. It also looks at automated provisioning and automated services.

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  • Chapter 5: Phase Two: Model

    The second phase of moving SAP to the cloud, model, contains an overview of the second half of onboarding to the cloud. It examples infrastructure requirements and design and walks the reader through the process of developing a workload analysis. The chapter discusses application and business process discovery as well as operational run books and migration strategy.

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