Making an aaS out of free software
Apr 19, 2012, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
While many in the tech industry and the media have been
touting the benefits of various "As-a-Service" models, there are
also still concerns that such remote computing models will
ultimately harm a fundamental core principle of free software: the
ability to truly possess the software in all forms.
This is not a new concern: Free Software guru Richard Stallman
has been trying to rally the faithful away from cloud-based
services for a long time.