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CoreOS Unveils Linux Containers As A Service
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pcharles09
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pcharles09,
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7/22/2014 | 9:11:19 AM
Re: Surprised?
@Li,

I agree. It's also got a large development base so there's a lot of help out there from the Open Source world moving forward.
Li Tan
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Li Tan,
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7/2/2014 | 9:27:16 AM
Re: Surprised?
Thanks a lot for sharing such a valuable information source. I do believe Linux will have bright future and become a strong competitor to Windows. Previously Linux is loved by technical guys due to lack of support and applications. But this has changed a lot in the past decade.
arron7
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arron7,
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7/1/2014 | 9:46:05 PM
Re: Surprised?
Absoultely right! Linux will definitely give tough competition to Windows OS. It is just the beginning. Well, as a Linux aspirant I recently go through some Linux practice based hands on modules available free of cost at http://blog.trueability.com/2014/06/benchmark-your-skills-with-self-assess/
Li Tan
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Li Tan,
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7/1/2014 | 9:54:49 AM
Re: Surprised?
I think Linux can play well in this Container As A Service game. It has a stable kernel and robust framework. Without too high operation and maintenance cost, it's average fee can be kept at low level and foster a healthy business.
pcharles09
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pcharles09,
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6/30/2014 | 11:51:55 PM
Re: Surprised?
Linux is pretty solid & with the minimal packages, it shouldn't crash very often. So the support usage shouldn't be too high. My guess is that they're targeting the masses hoping that the law of large numbers works in their favor. That $1K/m can add up nicely if the incident counts stay low.
Charlie Babcock
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Charlie Babcock,
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6/30/2014 | 1:14:27 PM
CoreOS sets new maintenance model
If you can automate what CoreOS is talking about automating, then no, Laurie, not surprised by the pricing model. An awful lot of technical support costs will go away if you control and constantly update the system. Of course we haven't managed servers that way in the past. It's been much more of an approach of patching infrequently and very carefully. I still have doubts that every shop is eager to grant CoreOS the right to update its running production systems, Maybe when they get to 30 employees.
Laurianne
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Laurianne,
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6/30/2014 | 12:53:37 PM
Surprised?
Charlie, are you surprised by this pricing model at all? Or does it seem to be the way forward.


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