Can Brian Hall Fix What Ails Google Cloud?

But that “we-come-from-the-future” inventiveness seems largely in the past, particularly amid an exodus of engineers out of the cloud group. The platitudinous new Google Cloud mission statement seems unlikely to uncork a deep well of future innovation

They are grappling with deep neuroses from both Hadoop and Kubernetes, having failed to reap the associated credit and financial rewards they believe they deserved. The company’s previous open source idealism has run smack into both ego and the financial constraints under which Google Cloud now operates.

Yeah, this has been my gut feel on both projects

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Reading that article… GAE and Heroku were directionally correct for next gen. We’re mired in container orchestration at the moment.

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