Some Shine Brighter
Aug 26, 2009, 15:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Starks)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to penguinista99 for this link.
"We're going to break from the norm from time to
time...there is someone I want to bring to your attention. And if
this guy isn't a Linux Luminary in the first degree, I'll buy you
"His name is Andy Krell.
"I first met Andy via an email he sent to me, telling me that
sometime down the road, he would have some computers to donate to
The HeliOS Project...but it would be a while.
"That was fine...we were still working out our non profit
status...a critical part of the negotiation.
"When the stars and planets finally aligned almost a year later,
Andy called me and said the stuff was ready to pick up. He emailed
picture of the stuff his company, nFUSION Group, LLC was providing
"Now remember, at this time, we were mostly dumpster-diving to
get the stuff we needed, and were actually making it work...so when
Andy asked me to come by and pick this up, well: let's just say
that I wasn't sure of what to make of it."