[owncloud-devel] Federated Cloud

Alexander J. Salas B. alexander.salas at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 02:52:34 GMT 2015


Dear Frank, It's a very good idea.

Read more about the Federation (information technology) here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federated_content
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federation_(information_technology)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Distributed_social_network
http://www.gnu.org/software/social/
https://wiki.diasporafoundation.org/Federation_protocol_overview



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On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 9:56 PM, Arman Khalatyan <arm2arm at gmail.com> wrote:

> what about "linked cloud"?:)
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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.
> >
> > ‘Peer’ would be an alternative. Obviously, that has its own set of
> connotations :-)
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> >
> >
> > Johannes.
> >
> >
> >> On Jan 27, 2015, at 11:30, Frank Karlitschek <frank at owncloud.org>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi guys,
> >>
> >> 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.
> >>
> >> 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.
> >>
> >> I hope this works for everyone.
> >> Let me know what you think?
> >>
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >> Frank
> >>
> >>
> >>
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