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Microsoft and Linux: Part Two

In my previous article (Part 1), I mentioned that I would expect Microsoft to not use/release a Linux distro, but a BSD distro.  I think I was spot on… This article Microsoft Creates Its Own Distribution Of FreeBSD Operating System proves it. From the article: Microsoft has released its own FreeBSD distribution and offered official…

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Microsoft and Linux

It seems like it is getting colder, can you feel that?  Microsoft is releasing products that run on Linux and hiring Linux-like people.  Things are afoot on the internet. Here are the moves Microsoft just made: Their number one database program, MS-SQL was just released to run on Linux, Microsoft’s blog article here. They partnered…

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What does Apple’s App Store show about Microsoft and other tools

This is what I see when I view the “Top Free” apps in Apple’s App Store.  I’m making a million and one assumptions, but there is some truth in this. OSX – they like to stay up-to-date Kindle – Apple lost the ebook war Windows Remote Desktop (RDP) – Mac users still need Windows regularly…

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