[kwlug-disc] Private Cloud

Rashkae rashkae at tigershaunt.com
Thu Jan 19 13:09:04 EST 2012


On 01/19/2012 12:20 PM, jvj at golden.net wrote:
> My 2c.
>
> For those of us who recall working with the 3-sickly of mainframe 
> fame, I see the 'cloud' as a sort of return to mainframe style of 
> hosted apps and storage and 'dumb' terminals with the latter being the 
> users' PCs.
>
> The users' PC would be 'tethered' to the host cloud either through the 
> 'net (incl WiFi). The cloud-hosted apps could have optional access to 
> local storage.
>
> There should be no need to return to punched cards though.
>
> All kidding aside: William mentioned collaboration with the mention of 
> the 'same document'. This could be the 'killer app' w/cloud computing.


Oooh, I was going to make fun of the use of cloud buzzword, but here's 
something I want.

My own software stack for on-line office app. (ala google docs.)  Wasn't 
Open Office working on something like this?



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