xPUD: Floating On The Cloud
Oct 22, 2009, 22:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Christopher Smart)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for
this link. ]
"Some say that Linux will never come to the desktop,
and maybe they are right. Everyday more and more applications are
"There are numerous Cloud storage services, including some
bundled with particular distributions.
"So if everything is moving to the web, what use is there for a
fully blown desktop? Perhaps what is needed is a super fast,
lightweight distro to get us there.
"These days, lightweight distros are becoming very popular.
Previously Linux Magazine has looked at Tiny Core and this week we
discover xPUD. It’s a relatively new distribution which aims
to be the “shorted path to the cloud”."