Microsoft: The open-source company
Jan 26, 2015, 19:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
Microsoft has long used open-source software, like the BSD code behind its original TCP/IP network stack, they just didn't admit it. That was in Bill Gates' day. It's a different story today. Recently , Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that Microsoft loves Linux and Microsoft just acquired Revolution Analytics, which is the major open-source player for the R statistical analysis language.