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Longhorn Drives To Reach Market Next Year

Longhorn server continues to push forward, with its third beta set for release in the first half of 2007. If that beta stands up to the test, the final version should be out by the end of next year. About a half a year later, Longhorn's virtualization technnology, "hypervisor," should be done. The long-term plan is for virtualization to be baked into the operating system from the get-go.

Posted by Doug Barney on November 21, 2006 at 11:52 AM


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