Sneak Peak at Soon Arriving SiDUX 2008
Mar 04, 2008, 02:30 (2 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"So many distributions, so many available choices. Why such
endless variety? Wasn't Linux supposed to make things easier for
the former/future ex-Windows user? How can this scenario be good in
any way? Think for a second: there's a guy that just bought a PC.
If he wants to install Windows, he can choose from Windows 2k, XP
or Vista. But what if he wants to go with Linux? He has like...
234,546,347,845,345 different distributions to choose from. This
whole thing is turning into a messy thingy similar to guy searching
soul mate. In this variety of choices, the chances he really finds
what he truly wants and needs are slim to 'are you kidding me?'
"Let's not get overwhelmed by this and try to focus on those few
distributions that really worth using, reviewing, presenting to new
users and so on..."