Open Cloud Computing : History of Open Source Coding and the Open Cloud [INFOGRAPHIC]

Filed in Cloud Industry Insights by Angela Bartels | June 8, 2011 11:52 am

Though open source refers to the sharing of source code of computer programs, the philosophy behind open source has existed before the time of computers. It’s about innovation through collaboration and sharing of knowledge. We’ve illustrated below the history of open source, the impact open source has been on the world and where open source is taking us with the “open cloud[1]” technologies that have recently sprouted.

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<a href=”http://www.rackspace.com/cloudbuilders/”>Open Cloud <img src=”http://c179631.r31.cf0.rackcdn.com/infographic_opensource_final.png” alt=”Open Cloud” width=”525″ height=”5601″</a>





Endnotes:
  1. open cloud: http://www.rackspace.com/cloudbuilders/

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