Will Windows Server 2008 Fully Embrace Linux?
Dec 18, 2007, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Bill for this link.
"The two sides of the story seem to be either:
"Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Beta is built upon Xen source code,
a project partially funded by Microsoft, so Linux interoperability
is a given. Xen will be a core part of Hyper-V, and when you run a
Linux Virtual Machine calls to Xen will be translated into Hyper-V
hypercalls. Hyper-V is integrated at the service level in Windows
Server 2008 rather than being a hosted platform, ipso facto Linux
interoperability gets the edge and VMware gets edged out on the
back of this value for money equation..."