Xen in Hyper-V? Um ... Nope
The kids over at the Windows Server Division blog leapt to the ramparts today to refute two reports that Microsoft’s nascent Hyper-V is based on, or contains, Xen code.
Not so, say they here.
Money quote: "Can you imagine GPL code running in the Windows kernal (hypervisor layer)"... now that'd be something. I think Jim Allchin would come out of retirement for that one ;-)"
They helpfully include color charts and graphs, circles and arrows and eight-by-ten glossies. (kidding on the last few anyway).
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Posted by Barbara Darrow on December 20, 2007 at 11:52 AM