Steve Ballmer once called Linux a "cancer." Redmond has lightened up considerably since those ill-chosen words were said.
Microsoft has a new opens source chief, Gianuga Rabellino, who spoke with Redmond writer Kurt Mackie. Rabellino's main issue is not writing open source or porting apps to Linux, but insuring interoperability.
New to the job, Rabellino spends most of his time traveling and listening. Gianuga already has some open source chops -- he is still the vp behind Apache XML and also founded an open source consultancy.
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Posted by Doug Barney on 02/02/2011 at 1:18 PM
Organizations using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) or Configuration Manager will be getting a 10GB download next week that will kick off Microsoft's Windows 11 version 22H2 Unified Update Platform (UUP) servicing scheme for those premises-based management tools, Microsoft warned on Monday.
Microsoft this week announced that Azure Firewall Basic is now at the "general availability" commercial-release stage.
Microsoft this week announced Semantic Kernel, a new open source framework on GitHub at the early preview stage that aims to help developers tap artificial intelligence (AI) and large language models in their applications.
Often overlooked, it's a powerful tool that can make your life a lot easier. Especially now that Microsoft has updated its functionality.
Microsoft on Thursday offered assurances to IT pros that security and privacy issues will be respected with coming Microsoft 365 Copilot artificial intelligence (AI)-based enhancements.
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