There really should be an abstraction above the OS and “distro” levels. I’m talking about something akin to Open Compute, but not as inaccessible. No, what we need is some open and well thought out guidelines for what your basic tech start-up company infrastructure should look like. My guess is that a project to pull together the many open projects we’ve got into some standard layout will be a popular idea, which can reap many benefits.
Let’s try to answer some basic questions here for the common IT bootstrapper / renovator (after the break):