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Are Cloud Operating Systems the Next Big Thing?

You may have heard the new buzz word “Cloud Operating System” a few times in the last few months. The term gained prominence when Cloudius Systems launched OSv at LinuxCon in September. Many people working on OSv – namely Glauber Costa, Pekka Enberg, Avi Kivity and Christoph Hellwig – are well known in the Linux community, due to their role in creating KVM. But the concept of a cloud operating system isn’t new. There are many cloud OSes from which to choose