The Register: Microsoft Running on Microsoft Again
Dec 12, 2003, 04:00 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ashlee Vance)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"After spending a few months relying on Linux for protection,
Microsoft appears to have made its way back to homegrown code.
"Since August, requests to microsoft.com had the look and feel
of being served up by open source code. Microsoft enlisted hosting
provider Akamai's Linux server army to fend off a disheartening
number of DDoS attacks, worms and the like. According to Netcraft,
however, Microsoft returned to itself on Nov. 26..."