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How CloudLinux OS Intends to Compete with Red Hat, Novell

Feb 25, 2010, 10:02 (0 Talkback[s])


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

[ Thanks to The VAR Guy for this link. ]

"A few days ago, The VAR Guy openly wondered how CloudLinux OS — a new Linux distribution designed for hosting providers — hopes to stand out in a market dominated by Red Hat, Novell and several other emerging options. Today, The VAR Guy got some answers from Igor Seletskiy, founder and CEO of Cloud Linux Inc. Here’s what he had to say.

"During a meeting at Parallels Summit, Seletskiy described how CloudLinux OS is designed with multi-tenant users in mind. “In shared environments, each new customer adds more risk on the server,” Seletskiy notes. If one application demands too many CPU resources, he notes, the other customers on the same server can suffer from degrading performance."

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