The Linux from Scratched (LFS) project has decided to jump on the cloud bandwagon by providing a lightweight (non bloated) IaaS alternative to CloudStack, OpenCloud and Eucalyptus.
This project will be known as COSaaS (Couple of Shell Scripts as a Service) and the distribution will be available as tgz (sorry no package manager, but we believe you know what to do) and contain:
- BASH interpreter
- curl (HTML command line client)
- xmllint (XPath command line parser)
- general support routines (HTTP method call using curl client, XPath parser)
Further 2 environment synchronization scripts:
Plans for an enterprise edition are rumored to also include a voucher for Dominos Pizza and a six pack of soda. Happy hacking!