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How to create your own cloud with Linux

Oct 03, 2011, 14:02 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mayank Sharma)


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

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"We've prodded cloud computing from a technical point of view several times but, from a user's perspective, it's a lot more than your always-available hard drive on the internet. It's omnipresent across platforms and, with the proliferation of smartphones, even devices.

"Apple created a lot of buzz when it announced its iCloud service earlier this year. It's designed to enable users to store content so it's accessible from all of their devices.

"Guess what? With Linux you can do it better. In the following article we'll show you how to harness the power of the cloud to access all types of data stored on remote services on your devices - from Chrome on your office laptop running Ubuntu, to Firefox on your Fedora desktop at home, to your Android mobile phone."

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