Microsoft Is Using Linux

  powerless 20:43 21 Aug 2003
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Microsoft Is Using Linux To Protect Its Own Web Site.

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"Microsoft has made a big deal out of asserting that Linux is not fit for the enterprise. But Microsoft itself is using Linux to help protect its servers against denial-of-service attacks."

Seems sensible.

  rickf 21:21 21 Aug 2003

Thanks for the news Powerless. BTW, in the Helproom there is a guy called Ping Pong who can't get his 2nd h/d to work. I and others have tried to help to no avail, I remeber you sorted out my prob when I posted, Can you have a look?

  Sir Radfordin 23:00 21 Aug 2003

eh hum... click here

  Forum Editor 23:17 21 Aug 2003

for the link. This urban myth - that Microsoft is running on Linux - was doing the rounds earlier this week, but a quick look at the facts soon clears the air.

  SheffieldSpy 08:47 22 Aug 2003

I have read an article that suggests that Microsoft is paying $421 million to fight off Linux. Its a lot of money to waste.

  Sir Radfordin 09:57 22 Aug 2003

$421 million is nothing compared to the amounts that M$ stand to loose should a mass exodus to Linux come about.

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