You can pick your nodes. You can pick your friends. But you can’t pick your friends’ nodes! That’s a terrible pun but we like puns and we like to try and get people’s attention and maybe make them laugh. Have we done that? On to the serious stuff.

Enterprises are busy developing new applications to respond to rapid business changes. Over the years they have developed a lot of monolithic applications and have accumulated a lot of what I call technology debt. Business are expecting the release cycles for new features in few days but the release cycles of these enterprise applications are typically in months. That sort of disconnect doesn’t make anyone happy.