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Linux Makes Waves in the Cloud Gaming Industry

Cloud technology may now be a ubiquitous force in the business world, but it is important to keep in mind that not all clouds are created equal.

Cloud technology may now be a ubiquitous force in the business world, but it is important to keep in mind that not all clouds are created equal. Different architectures can serve one organization well, while another model doesn’t fulfill those needs as nicely. For cloud gaming, the Linux operating system may be the platform of the future. 

As Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin noted at LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America, Valve launched its Steam Web platform for Linux in February. The company also uses the operating system for building its source code, animation and information assets, Linux.com reported. Valve co-founder Gabe Newell suggested that this is not an uncommon setup for video game developers. Continue reading Linux Makes Waves in the Cloud Gaming Industry