Linux from Scratch entering the cloud market

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:

  • rest_api_routines.sh
  • synch_env.sh

Plans for an enterprise edition are rumored to also include a voucher for Dominos Pizza and a six pack of soda. Happy hacking!

pizza

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