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Linux Journal: The Need for Speed and Automation

Nov 02, 2004, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"The open-source world of Linux software development is evolving at an explosive rate. Patches, features and functions are being submitted at an extremely rapid pace. Have you ever wondered how those who are in control stay abreast of this overwhelming amount of change? How can anyone be expected to be aware of all the interactions that can and do take place between one or more patches? The people responsible for this minor miracle certainly are more than capable at what they do, which is why they are doing it. The reality of the situation, however, is there is more going on, more code interactions taking place, than even a team of the brightest people realistically can keep up with. As a result of this process, many functional and performance problems aren't recognized until the code has been released..."

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