Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 30th Mar 2007 11:08 UTC, submitted by Dan Warne
Windows As momentum grows around its new Windows Home Server line, which is due for release towards the end of this year, Microsoft is looking to keep the love flowing with its hardware partners, software developers and end users alike. Joel Sider, Senior Program Manager for Windows Home Server, told APC that the company intends to release a software development kit for the platform early next month.
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RE[2]: Am I missing something?
by Laurence on Fri 30th Mar 2007 12:12 UTC in reply to "RE: Am I missing something?"
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@ SReilly

I see what you are saying, but while a *nix server will run for years without a hitch, Microsoft will be pushing 'Home Server' users for a paid upgrade every 3 years, which I think is unacceptable given the very basic functionality this software offers.

I'm not anti-Windows, I just don't see how this system serves users at all. It just sounds like MS inventing a new cash-cow.

But then I guess if you are building a server and aren't bright enough to research into the best OS to serve you, then you probable deserve to get a little ripped off ;-)

Edited 2007-03-30 12:13

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