[kwlug-disc] Private Cloud
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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