Any other competitors for “Acronym of the Decade” award?
EUCALYPTUS = Elastic Utility Computing Architecture for Linking Your Programs to Useful Systems
Doc Searls wrote (Linux Journal), “But, why should The Cloud consist only of proprietary back ends? How about building our own cloud services, our own way?”
UCSB computer scientists “have created EUCALYPTUS (Elastic Utility Computing Architecture for Linking Your Programs to Useful Systems). Searle quotes the team, “EUCALYPTUS is implemented using commonly available Linux tools and basic Web service technology making it easy to install and maintain.” (Quoted in _Linux Journal_, April 2009, 17. Go to eucalyptus.cs.ucsb.edu.)