The future of the Operating System - LinuxCon 2015 keynote
The following was given as a keynote at LinuxCon + CloudOpen Japan 2015.
There is also some great history in the linked slideshow and also a discussion of how things have evolved over the years to the point where we are at now where there is some serious disruption underway. Docker is also given great wraps as a way to move to the next evolution step in distributing and running applications.
To quote: "Linux has become the foundation for infrastructure everywhere as it defined application portability from the desktop to the phone and from to the data center to the cloud. As applications become increasingly distributed in nature, the Docker platform serves as the cornerstone of Linux’s evolution solidifying the dominance of Linux today and into tomorrow."
Read more at the spf13.com web site: http://spf13.com/presentation/the-future-of-the-os-linuxcon-2015-keynote/