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Mar 13, 2012, 10:04 (10 Talkback[s])
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

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"The comment was made by Eucalyptus CEO M?rten Mickos to New York Times blogger Quentin Hardy, in a Bits article on the open source ecosystem that has grown up around Amazon Web Services (AWS) that was posted last Friday.

"Hardy did a good job summarizing the various players in the sector: Open Nebular; OpenStack, Cloud.com, and the aforementioned Eucalyptus, and their overall role with respect to AWS. He zeroed in on Eucalyptus, which was a good choice, too--even though OpenStack and Cloud.com have a lot of PR mojo going right now, there's no getting around the fact Eucalyptus has garnered a lot of commercial success for itself. Eucalyptus, as Hardy pointed out, is also more integrated with AWS infrastructure. "

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