Is Microsoft Committed to Open Source?

Posted by brideoflinux on Oct 31, 2013 7:54 AM EDT
FOSS Force; By Christine Hall
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Microsoft is embracing open source because they have no choice if they wish to keep their proprietary products relevant–especially in the cloud. If Windows Azure offered virtual machines running only on Windows, or only proprietary programs and apps for their stack, the service would fail miserably. Azure’s success depends on its ability to offer CentOS, Apache, Hadoop, Drupal and the like.

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