Has Red Hat gone MS?

Ouattara Oumar Aziz wattazoum
Wed Mar 14 09:40:38 PDT 2007

Net Llama! a ?crit :
> On Wed, 14 Mar 2007, Michael Hipp wrote:
>> What's the deal with limiting the number of VMs you can run? These arbitrary
>> limitations are exactly the reason some of us are trying to get away from MS.
>> What's next, selling us Device CALs?
>> "Red Hat will permit up to four virtual machines to run atop RHEL 5 Server,
>> but it's adding a new product called RHEL Advanced Platform that supports
>> unlimited virtual machines and includes the company's Global File System
>> software."
>> http://news.zdnet.com/2100-3513_22-6166995.html
> They're trying to protect their revenue stream which (used to) depend on 
> the number of physical systems where the OS was installed.  Since you can 
> now load up a bunch of VM's instead, it would hurt revenue.
That was obvious that it would end up like that. And I believe that will
 happen with most paying linux system. They'll end up using MS marketing

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