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FreeBSD, Meet Hyper-V

Microsoft keeps making friends and influencing people in the open software world. Today it has a terrific détente with Novell, which leads to interoperability and support for Linux, and is a major supporter to the Linux code base and other open source projects.

Now comes word that FreeBSD will run as a host under Hyper-V, a nice little bit of interoperability normally the purview of tools such as Xen.

The project was announced this past October and is now being finalized -- though no release date has been set. With the growth of Linux, it seems BSD has been overshadowed.

You tell me where FreeBSD excels and where its future lies at [email protected]!

Posted by Doug Barney on 05/16/2012 at 1:19 PM


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