Comments on: Elastic Cloud? Not so Fast… http://itredux.com/2009/08/21/elastic-cloud-not-so-fast/ New Rules for a New IT World Mon, 23 Apr 2012 21:12:05 -0400 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.9.2 hourly 1 By: Sebastian Stadil http://itredux.com/2009/08/21/elastic-cloud-not-so-fast/comment-page-1/#comment-1106934 Sebastian Stadil Tue, 25 Aug 2009 18:45:28 +0000 http://itredux.com/?p=1369#comment-1106934 I agree Ismael, licensing needs to be flexible. Open Source software has an advantage there, and proprietary software will have to shift to a "wattage" model. However you'll find that many companies have site-wide licenses that though proprietary are indeed flexible. It's an all-you-can-eat buffet. We discussed this at <a href="http://www.tiecon.org/home/program?Day=3&prevchoice=2&id_sessiondetails=843&id_session=619" rel="nofollow">TiEcon</a> last year. I agree Ismael, licensing needs to be flexible. Open Source software has an advantage there, and proprietary software will have to shift to a “wattage” model. However you’ll find that many companies have site-wide licenses that though proprietary are indeed flexible. It’s an all-you-can-eat buffet.

We discussed this at TiEcon last year.

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