Cloud Computing and Open Source: The Next Generation of Apps

Open source apps combined with cloud infrastructure do more than free enterprises from the speed and cost limitations of traditional packaged software. Open source combined with public IaaS and SaaS can power a new generation of applications, says's Bernard Golden.
  • Virtualization
  • Cloud Computing
Named by as one of the 10 most influential people in cloud computing, Bernard Golden serves as vice president of strategy for ActiveState Software, an independent provider of CloudFoundry. He is the author of four books on virtualization and cloud computing, his most recent book being Amazon Web Services for Dummies. Learn more about him at