OT: Cloud Computing is coming to ...

Rahul Sundaram metherid at gmail.com
Tue Jul 20 15:47:14 UTC 2010

On 07/20/2010 09:11 PM, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> Right! :)  Now, how does one explain the Fedora_Cloud_Infrastructure?

How does one explain Fedora Games SIG?  Fedora has hundreds of projects
running at any time and only a small fraction of it is connected to Red
Hat.  I assumed you just searched for cloud in the wiki and threw up the
first link that came up.  Read what it says in more details.  Fedora's
infrastructure efforts on virtualization pre-dates Red Hat's cloud
efforts by a few years.  Fedora has always used VM's to build packages.  I

> It is there, because Red Hat needs to test those techonologies out before they are used?, or Red Hat is already prepared to consult with individulals, and/or companies that want to use Cloud Computing Services?
> I carefully try to keep up with these topics as I read that others are already doing this and that something needed to be done to keep up with the changes?
> Yours and others' input are greatly appreciated :)

You need to look beyond the word "cloud" and understand that it is a
catch all phrase and does mean a single body of technology.   The
technologies involved have already been widely used, namely
virtualization and other things.  Read the document for consulting and
you can see for yourself how this is not something fundamental new. 


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