Zen and the Art of bye bye Microsoft’s domination of computing

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Intel
Vanderpool and Silverdale

AMD
Pacifica

Microsoft
Scared

The people
Choice

Zen Freeware VMware with higher performance
The Xen virtual machine monitor
XenSource was founded by the creators of the Open Source Xen hypervisor

Grid Computing
Xeno

Net remote install
XenoBoot

Now we just need univeral SDSL or perhaps some wireless ISPs

Empires rise and fall:

Howard Hughes
John D Rockefeller

Currently:

Microsoft produces flakey desktop and server software
Google can cluster lots of cheap computers
Akamai has most widely used on-demand distributed computing platform, with more than 14,000 servers in 1,100 networks in 65+ countries, providing streaming and caching for major companies.

In the future:

Users may choose recreate the Internet for themselves with their own software at near zero cost or fund it by donationware