Microsoft Cozies Up to Linux Via Virtualization

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As Linux becomes more firmly entrenched in businesses, and as cloud computing advancesl, Linux is becoming a significant factor in many cloud deployments.  As we noted here several times last year, Microsoft has steadily been reaching out to Linux with its Azure cloud platform. Months ago, the company announced plans to host Linux in virtual machines with Azure. Now, a new blog post confirms that with the release of Windows Server 2012 “Blue” (Windows Server 2012 R2), Microsoft will add features for users running Linux on Hyper-V in Windows Server.

 

 
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