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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"Since its creation in 1991 by Linus Torvalds to the present day, Linux has been half operating system and half symbol. This publicly licensed operating system has a sort of mystical aura about it that's about as cool as you can get in the computer world. Conquering Linux has been the right of passage for a generation of computer enthusiasts.

"Under the skin of this icon lies a mere operating system, but it's an operating system with a single staggering advantage. It's free. Not free as in 'gee I hope nobody from Microsoft pokes around inside my computer' but 'free' as in the entire core of the operating system must be public domain..."

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