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Electricity and Water are commodities. Should computation be one too?
SYSTEMS INTEGRATION IS
ESSENTIAL IN
AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURE
but UNNECESSARY FOR
COMMODITIES
why ought computation to be a commodity?
Because computers are (more or less) universal turing machines. Processors should differ only in speed and size limitation on processing. There really ought to be more languages which are understood by all computers.
COMMODITISATION REQUIRES
UNIVERSAL PROTOCOLS
not
PROCEDURAL
(how)
===>>> but
DECLARATIVE
(what)

Is ORACLE's Network Computing Architecture a step towards commodity computing?


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