Linked by Conrad Voorsanger on Thu 2nd Jun 2011 16:28 UTC
Original OSNews Interviews OSNews sat down with Ian Seyler, the Founder and Lead Programmer at Return Infinity, the maker and sponsor of Baremetal OS, a 64-bit OS for x86-64 based computers written entirely in Assembly. Editor's note: We'd love to do similar interviews with the people behind other alternative or hobby OS projects. If there's a project that you'd like to learn more about, let us know.
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RE: Business model.
by iseyler on Fri 3rd Jun 2011 13:57 UTC in reply to "Business model."
iseyler
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2008-11-15

I have been approached about possible funding. The only issue is that they want to see a proof of concept and my time is limited.

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RE[2]: Business model.
by Alfman on Fri 3rd Jun 2011 23:32 in reply to "RE: Business model."
Alfman Member since:
2011-01-28

iseyler,

"I have been approached about possible funding. The only issue is that they want to see a proof of concept and my time is limited."

I'm not sure if you'd be better off marketing the OS by itself as a high performance clustering solution in general, or trying to focus on some kind of niche.


You and I both know that a baremetal cluster could solve almost any computational problem clients wanted to throw at it, but my gut feeling is that you might get more traction if you emphasize a specific problem domain.

Would you have any in mind?

Edited 2011-06-03 23:34 UTC

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