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FreeBSD 9.0 headed to the cloud as 8.2 nears release

Dec 15, 2010, 21:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)


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"The open source FreeBSD operating system is headed to the Amazon cloud. Not the mainline FreeBSD 8.x release, but rather the next generation FreeBSD 9 release that is currently in development.

"The movement of FreeBSD to Amazon stems from work done by FreeBSD developers, with some direction and guidance from Amazon.

""One of my largest complaints about Amazon EC2 ever since it launched has been my inability to run FreeBSD on it," FreeBSD developer Colin Percival blogged."

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