Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 25th Sep 2009 23:12 UTC, submitted by Still Lynn
Microsoft Most of us are probably aware of Singularity, a research operating system out of Microsoft Research which explored a number of new ideas, which is available as open source software. Singularity isn't the only research OS out of Microsoft; they recently released the first snapshot of a new operating system, called Barrelfish. It introduces the concept of the multikernel, which treats a multicore system as a network of independent cores, using ideas from distributed systems.
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RE[2]: Comment by kaiwai
by Aussie_Bear on Sat 26th Sep 2009 07:32 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by kaiwai"
Aussie_Bear
Member since:
2006-01-12

An Intel Engineer once said it best:
=> "What Intel Giveth, Microsoft Taketh Away"

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RE[3]: Comment by kaiwai
by 3rdalbum on Sat 26th Sep 2009 09:17 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by kaiwai"
3rdalbum Member since:
2008-05-26

An Intel Engineer once said it best:
=> "What Intel Giveth, Microsoft Taketh Away"


That's not completely fair - it's more like "What Intel Giveth, Symantec Taketh Away"...

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RE[4]: Comment by kaiwai
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Sun 27th Sep 2009 07:15 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by kaiwai"
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

Uhm, You mean symantec the anti virus software that is absolutely necessary due to the historically crappy security on MS Windows? Who to blame, who to blame ...

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