"What's interesting to me, really, is that Canonical chose to go
with Cloud Foundry, an Apache-licensed fully open source project
that was launched by VMware, rather than Red Hat's OpenShift PaaS
offering. OpenShift, which uses technology from Makara, a company
Red Hat bought late last year, is not fully open source yet, so
that may have something to do with it.
"Cloud Foundry, while open and community driven, is also a way
to position VMware against Red Hat's cloud offerings. The
competition between VMware and Red Hat has become a fierce rivalry
in this tech sector. I initially had some skepticism about Cloud
Foundry, but thus far, the project's commitment to open source
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