The big news from Red Hat yesterday was its deal with Amazon to host Red Hat Enterprise Linux on its EC2 service (a great move, as Tim O'Reilly notes). Why big? Because Red Hat just significantly raised the bar on ease of adoption for Linux.
In fact, Red Hat just raised the bar for all operating systems/infrastructure technology, and not merely other Linux vendors.
As Red Hat notes:
Linux Automation. The ability to run any application, on any system, at any time. Allowing IT to simplify their IT infrastructure in the process. With the belief that undue complexity and over-architecture will have both short and long term costs....… Read more