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Will Windows Server 2008 Fully Embrace Linux?

Dec 18, 2007, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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[ 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..."

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