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Microsofts attempt to "Play Nice"

By jc williams ·
I just read an article in the latest copy of InformationWeek that M$ is promising to support Linux VM's under windows. Also to make it more interesting, M$ is offering Virtual Server 2005 R2 as a free download. SP1 of VirSrv2005 should be released next year sometime.

So, Windoze and Penguins and kiss and make up now?

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Sounds great!

by Dr Dij In reply to Microsofts attempt to "Pl ...

now we can have a stable Linux system on top of or shared with a windows system that destroys itself with viruses & spyware.

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Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! or the Lamb and the Lion ...

by jc williams In reply to Sounds great!

It will be just a matter of time before someone develops a virus that will attack the hypervisor and render all of the VM's useless. Or, even better, develop a M$ virus that attacks Linux co-sessions :)

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