Longhorn on the road to Linux compatibility

Shifrin, Tash
July 2006
Computer Weekly;7/25/2006, p36
Trade Publication
The article reports that the next version Windows Server--codenamed Longhorn--will include virtualisation technology that is interoperable with the open source Linux operating system. This move follows a tie-up of Microsoft Corp. with XenSource Inc., which makes virtualisation products based on the open source Xen technology. XenSource will work with Microsoft to provide interoperability between Xen-enabled Linux and Windows Server virtualisation. The new version will support Longhorn users who want to run Linux as well as Windows in virtual environments.


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