[owncloud-devel] Federated Cloud

Arman Khalatyan arm2arm at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 02:26:24 GMT 2015


what about "linked cloud"?:)

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 Dr. Arman Khalatyan              eScience -SuperComputing
 Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP)
 An der Sternwarte 16, 14482 Potsdam, Germany

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On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 8:42 PM, Johannes Ernst
<johannes.ernst at gmail.com> wrote:
> ‘Federated’ still sounds like Liberty Alliance to me, and Doc Searls’ quip “it means big companies get together and have sex with our data”. This may be just me though.
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> ‘Peer’ would be an alternative. Obviously, that has its own set of connotations :-)
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> Cheers,
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> Johannes.
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>> On Jan 27, 2015, at 11:30, Frank Karlitschek <frank at owncloud.org> wrote:
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>> Hi guys,
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>> ownCloud 7 introduced a concept called server 2 server sharing. In ownCloud 8 we will push this to the next level and making it way more powerful. This concept of connecting different servers into a federated mesh network is very important for the ownCloud vision.
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>> We used the clunky term "server 2 server sharing" that was introduced by me in the past. But this is a really bad name for such an important and next generation concept and feature. After some brainstorming with different people we want to rename this feature to "Federated Cloud". This describes way better what the real idea behind this feature is.
>> We should rename this in the code, documentation and web pages as soon as possible.
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>> I hope this works for everyone.
>> Let me know what you think?
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>> Cheers
>> Frank
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