Open-source cloud-computing tools offer greater flexibility

Interest in open-source cloud-computing projects is growing, reports MIT Technology Review, fueled by users' desire to build and customize their own computing clouds to work alongside more powerful commercial solutions. Cloud-computing platforms such as Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Microsoft's Azure Services Platform, and Google App Engine have given many users flexible access to computing resources--ushering in an era in which, among other things, startups can operate with much lower

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