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The Matrix Of Hell And Two Open-Source Projects For The Emerging Agnostic Cloud

Jul 29, 2013, 02:00 (0 Talkback[s])

Docker, an app container service from the co-founder at DotCloud, and Salt, an open DevOps platform from the founder of Salt Stack, were mentioned this past week at OSCON as two of the most exciting new open-source efforts.

Complexity comes with the cloud and it fit with enterprise data centers. The Docker team calls this new world of services and devices the matrix of hell. The Salt folks see salvation in speed — perhaps to save us all from the hell that comes with heavyweight systems that require extensive resources and are slow due to being built when distributed systems were not as common as they are today.

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