#LinuxCon: Are Application Developers 'Weanies'?
Aug 20, 2011, 14:00 (3 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"During Linus Torvalds talk at LinuxCon he took the time to call
application developers 'weanies' and said that they weren't 'real
men' like kernel developers.
It's a description that Marten Mickos, the CEO of Eucalyptus
(and former CEO of MySQL) does not agree with. During a keynote
presentation at LinuxCon, Mickos explained his vision of the new
world order in which the cloud and virtualization dominates.
In addition to slamming application developers, Torvalds also
called virtualization 'evil'. Again Mickos disagrees.