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Jun 06, 2012, 19:29 (2 Talkback[s])
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Ubuntu, CentOS, and the SUSE Linux family of distributions are among the Linux virtual machines (VMs) that will be supported by the Windows Azure service, according to a blog announcement from Microsofttoday.

The post, penned by Corporate VP of Server and Cloud Bill Laing. detailed the new services that Microsoft plans to unwrap in a webcast tomorrow at 1300 PDT. Among those features will be persistent virtual machines that can be Windows Server, Linux, SQL Server, or SharePoint instances.

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