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Hyper-V Now Linux-Friendly

Microsoft this week released some 20,000 lines of driver code to the open source community, all to help Linux run efficiently under Hyper-V.

Before you start thinking Microsoft is a true-blue open sourcer, the move is a strategic one aimed at boosting Hyper-V relative to VMware. What's different here from other MS open source moves is that this time, the code is fully in compliance with open source licenses.

What should Microsoft do in the open source world? Send your best advice to dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on July 22, 2009 at 11:53 AM