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Why Aren’t Desktops Managed Like Containers?

Containers, the management and packaging technology for applications, are useful for many reasons: Packaging is simpler and self-contained Underlying operating system distribution becomes irrelevant Performance, therefore density, and therefore cost, is much better when working without a hypervisor layer To my mind, though, one of the … Continue reading

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Would Open-Source Windows Have Stopped Linux?

In the cellar of Westminster Abbey in London, lies a lovely little café called the Cellarium, with all of the architectural design and feel of the Abbey. Of course, as it is in the heart of London, it has good tea as well. Earlier this week I … Continue reading

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Decoupling Microsoft, or Free Your App

A few weeks ago, a colleague showed me a technology that was fascinating in and of itself, but the strategic ramifications are even greater. For those of you who are technically inclined, look at these links: https://hub.docker.com/r/microsoft/dotnet/ https://hub.docker.com/r/microsoft/aspnet/ https://github.com/aspnet/home These are, respectively, … Continue reading

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