A lot has changed in the three years since the last major Windows announcement. Netbooks were on the rise. The iPad wouldn’t be introduced for another six months and Nokia still had the lead for most smartphone sales in the world. Only 172 million smartphones were sold in 2009 vs.
This week's top open source cloud headlines raised a few interesting questions. Does OpenStack need a Linus Torvalds? This week's top open source cloud headlines raised a few interesting questions. Does OpenStack need a Linus Torvalds? And can Eucalyptus be the next billion-dollar open source company? Announcements from Rackspace and OpenNebula are also featured, along with an inside look at Cisco's OpenStack Edition.
In his few short years as a developer, 19-year-old Sam Kottler has racked up what seems like a decade’s worth of Linux experience.
After starting a small web consultancy building Drupal sites as a high school student in Connecticut, he dabbled in systems administration for Drupal, worked in hosting engineering at Acquia, then joined mobile payment startup Venmo as a one-man systems engineering group where he worked on scaling up their data stores and performance tuning.
Individual membership is one of the most important programs we host at The Linux Foundation. It gives anyone the opportunity to support Linux and its creator Linus Torvalds, among other important activities. It also comes with a variety of perks like a personalized Linux.com email address (email@example.com) and employee purchase pricing from Dell, HP and Lenovo.
With the OpenStack Summit in San Diego this week, open cloud headlines were dominated by OpenStack announcements and analysis. But some new criticisms of the project emerged as well. A Forrester analyst cautions that companies may not get a return on their investment with OpenStack. And TechTarget writes that some key enterprise features are missing from the new Folsom release.