Linux Journal: Linux in Government: How Linux Reins in Server Sprawl
Jun 20, 2005, 16:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Adelstein)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"People write a lot about utility computing these days. The
interest seems high. VMware gave a seminar in Dallas this past week
and had 850 attendees. That followed a well-attended seminar by
IBM's business development group on 'On-Demand Business.' Yet even
with the high visibility in the media over the past year, many IT
managers seem lost when I discuss utility computing with them.
"I realize buzzwords come and go. People find it so easy to
dismiss 'utility computing' as another fad. Even after noting its
undeniable benefits, people's eyes glaze over when one attempts to
discuss this topic..."