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"Ugly" cloud wars

It started, VMware says, when backers of open source cloud platform projects claimed they were "more open source" than VMware -- don't ask us what that means, by the way. In response, a VMware executive wrote a blog post titled, "It's about Prince Charming, not the ugly sisters," in which he compared open source cloud platforms to the three ugly sisters of the Cinderalla fairytale. In response, when VMware wanted to join open source cloud project OpenStack, needless to say, there was some bad blood.

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