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Always On: Why Open Source Isn't an Enterprise Solution--Part II

May 19, 2005, 01:00 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Al Case)


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"In my previous open source post, I said that one future scenario of the rise of open source for enterprise applications was a future devoid of either open source or commercial applications (other than those build by programming chimps) and populated by customer applications built by consultants for end users. The other scenario is that there will be a few 'narrow' open source application niches--and the continuation of commercial software companies selling licenses and buying consultancies..."

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