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Microsoft brings Linux even to Windows Server

Microsoft brings Linux even to Windows Server

Microsoft has released its second Insider preview build for Windows Server 2016. The new version, debuted as Windows Server Insider Build 16257, enables Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) to offer distributions such as Ubuntu and OpenSUSE to the proprietary server platform.


Ubuntu is now available on the Windows Store

Ubuntu is now available on the Windows Store

Microsoft announced that it was bringing several popular Linux distributions were coming to the Windows Store, Ubuntu included, back in May, during its annual Build conference.


WHY MICROSOFT JOINED LINUX FOUNDATION?

WHY MICROSOFT JOINED LINUX FOUNDATION?

The Linux Foundation is the most reputable non-profit open source organization. On last of 2016, they announced that Microsoft had joined the team at a Platinum member at the Microsoft’s Connect(); developer ceremony in New York.


Microsoft embraces open source in the cloud and on-premises

Microsoft embraces open source in the cloud and on-premises

Microsoft is positioning itself as the software vendor of choice for enterprises that maintain hybrid cloud environments, and it's opening its arms to Linux and open source software to do it.