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DigitalOcean brings FreeBSD to its cloud

DigitalOcean is providing FreeBSD on its cloud platform

Dev-friendly cloud provider DigitalOcean is making FreeBSD available on the company’s cloud platform. The move makes DigitalOcean one of just a handful of cloud providers to offer the Unix-like operating system.

FreeBSD founder quits Apple to focus on Big Data


Jordan Hubbard, co-founder of the popular FreeBSD operating system and Director of Unix Technology at Apple, has stepped down from his role at the Cupertino-based firm to become CTO of iXsystems. The Silicon Valley firm specialises in high availability servers and storage systems and has close ties with the FreeBSD community.