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August 2, 2006

Microsoft supports Linux, virtually

Filed under: Business & OSS, Linux, News — rakeshvk @ 6:00 pm

After years of hoping to crush Linux, Microsoft is trying to show it can get along with its open source rival.

The software maker is announcing a partnership that will make sure its next virtualisation technology can run versions of Linux that have been adapted for a different, open source virtualisation foundation called Xen. It is linking up with commercial software maker XenSource to offer joint development and support for the two technologies, which take a similar approach.

“What Microsoft and XenSource are committing to, effectively, is building a bridge” between the two tools, said Jeff Price, a senior director in Microsoft’s Windows Server group. >>>>


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  1. Nice blog. I added to my twitter. Your topic Microsoft supports Linux, virtually very good. i post it to my forum

    Comment by techwoo — January 10, 2010 @ 6:29 am

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