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Cloud Computing: What Can It Do for Ubuntu?

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When Mark Shuttleworth announced the future Ubuntu 9.10 release, Karmic Koala, the goals he outlined for the server version were all to do with cloud computing but you might be asking "What is cloud computing ?" I answer this question and investigate what it can do for Ubuntu?

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GPL's cloudy future

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One of the things about getting older is that you learn to ignore things until you have to do something about them. It’s a learned efficiency, I suppose. I finally realized I have to do some serious thinking about cloud computing.

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A Cloudy Future

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I was in the middle of my talk, "The Elephant in the Room: Microsoft and Free Software" busily pontificating about Microsoft's nefarious plans for dominating the Web and software as a service when I got heckled.

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'Open cloud' plan sparks dissent

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A plan by IBM to launch an industry-wide 'open' cloud computing strategy has seemingly backfired amid accusations of closed deals.

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Meet the Open Cloud Manifesto

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IBM and other tech companies have issued a statement of principles that calls for keeping cloud computing services as open as possible

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Cloudera CEO: Hadoop, Open Source and the Cloud (Video)

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But here’s the zillion-dollar question: Is Cloudera really the next hot open source start-up, perhaps a nascent XenSource (bought by Citrix for a gorgeous $500 million)? Or will it be just another fledgling rushing into the crowded cloud computing sector?

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Microsoft worried by Linux cloud

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Microsoft has opposed an industry-wide plan to promote interoperability in cloud computing claiming, officially it’s because the firm believes the plan is unnecessarily secretive. But there are allegations Microsoft feels threatened by the plan boosting Linux-based systems.

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Open Source Cloud Computing Made Easy

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Creating a business around free software is hardly a new idea: Cygnus Solutions, based around Stallman's GCC, was set up in 1989. But here's one with a trendy twist: a company based on the open source *cloud computing* app Hadoop, an Apache Project

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Open Enterprise Interview: Mike Olson, Cloudera

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Yesterday, I wrote about the launch of the open source company Cloudera. Olson explains the background to the company, and to Hadoop, the software it is based on: what it does, and why business might want to use it; he talks about his company's services and business model, and why he thinks cloud computing is neither a threat nor an opportunity for open source.

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Red Hat: Cloud won't drive open-source adoption

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Open standards and the need for interoperability on the cloud will not necessarily drive the adoption of open-source software, said a Red Hat executive.

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Addressing software freedom in cloud computing

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Is the freedom torch passing from Richard Stallman to the next generation? Bradley Kuhn of the Software Freedom Conservancy opened the Southern California Linux Expo this year with a keynote about software as a service and user freedoms.

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Moving Towards a Self Hosted Cloud

http://openmode.ca

Cloud computing provides a lot of great experiences, but being in control of your cloud applications and hosting your own gives end users the benefits of cloud applications, and security of controlling their own data and using open-source software!

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The Calm Before the Open Source Storm

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Companies who have previously relied upon software to generate revenue will see financial decline if they take the open source road. This decline however is to be short lived and in the long run will prove to be a power play that will pay off in the future and here is why.

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Stallman vs. Clouds

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I respect Richard Stallman for the same reason I respect gravity. The man is a force of nature. He is like the iron core of the Earth: fixed, central, essential.

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Stallman, a man the Free Software movement needs

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Last week Richard M. Stallman, founder of the Free Software movement caused some head scratching when he made some remarks about cloud computing and web applications calling them stupid.

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