Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 29th May 2011 21:29 UTC, submitted by teigetje
Microsoft It turns out that a lot of people haven't been paying attention. Over the weekend, a story about how Microsoft is earning more from HTC's Android devices than from its own Windows Phone 7 sales spread all across the web, with surprised reactions everywhere. Anyone who has been paying attention to Microsoft's recent patent trolling regarding Android could've seen this coming.
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And other cloud providers beat the crap out of Azure. And if you're not building something on MS based tech, you are better off with any other cloud.

windows Server is a good product, Azure is a good product/service. However, Linux, *BSD, AIX and Solaris are great server products. A number of cloud providers and virtual datacenter landlords have great offerings.
You can't beat great with good.

Can you explain please why Linux BSD and Solaris are better servers than Windows 2008 Server?

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Versatility, scalability and tools.

Extremely high number of cores does not mix with Windows. Linux, *BSD and Solaris support a different filesystems. FreeBSD has jail, Solaris has zones and Linux has other similar hard separation options to improve security. Remote administration tools, sorry but RDP looses vs SSH. Specially when you're on EDGE speeds somewhere far away and your system is dead.

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