OT: Cloud Computing is coming to ...
olivares14031 at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 20 15:22:30 UTC 2010
--- On Tue, 7/20/10, Stephen Gallagher <sgallagh at redhat.com> wrote:
> From: Stephen Gallagher <sgallagh at redhat.com>
> Subject: Re: OT: Cloud Computing is coming to ...
> To: users at lists.fedoraproject.org
> Date: Tuesday, July 20, 2010, 8:16 AM
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> On 07/20/2010 10:58 AM, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> > I am opposed to it, because I don't want to trust a
> third party with my files, with my documents, ...,
> etc. I agree with Richard Stallman on this one:
> > http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2008/sep/29/cloud.computing.richard.stallman
> A properly-designed cloud computing solution is one where
> the virtual
> machines being hosted in the cloud can be fully encrypted
> so that the
> hosting provider cannot (feasibly) glean any information
> from them.
> Red Hat Enterprise Linux (like Fedora) supports full-disk
> with LUKS, making it a perfect solution for a cloud-based
> So with an encrypted system, all you're renting is time on
> else's host, while all of your data remains private to you.
> Sounds good
> to me!
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> Stephen Gallagher
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Keywords: properly designed :)
But you are still succeptible to a third party[even though the files could be crypted and apparently not seen, that might not be the case] and you can't be 100% safe.
Don't get me wrong, the techonology is there to do this, but like Mr. Stallman says, then we will be at the mercy of the "Cloud"
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