Where does Linux want to go these days?
Dec 05, 2010, 23:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Locutus)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Locutus
for this link. ]
"Linux is one of the most flexible and suitable
operating system for just about any purpose that I know of. It can
be found everywhere from phones to toasters, supercomputers to
computers smaller than a pack of cigarettes. It handles large
amounts of money as well as your private, personal Internet surfing
with equal ease.
"Linux is a formless amoeba which is able to mould itself to
what ever container it is poured into. But does it have any
direction? Does the very act of Linux being pulled in several
directions at once stretch this computing amoeba membrane thin and
at risk of tearing?
"Linux has always been strong on servers, often used as a direct
replacement for Unix systems. It is arguably as good on the desktop
as other proprietary systems although not as popular just yet."