Linked by David Adams on Thu 9th Jul 2015 17:42 UTC, submitted by matthekc
OpenBSD The Microsoft corporation has become OpenBSD's first "Gold Level" sponsor after a large donation. (Facebook and Google are both silver contributors). The move is likely related to Microsoft's use of OpenSSH in future versions of Powershell. Meanwhile at the FreeBSD site companies LineRate, NetApp, Google, Hudson River Trading, and Netflix dominate the top sponsors. Noticeably absent was the Apple Computer Corporation who base their OSX and IOS systems off of the free software BSD systems. More info about OpenBSD's 2015 fundraising campaign here.
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Comment by neticspace
by neticspace on Sun 12th Jul 2015 07:29 UTC
neticspace
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2009-06-09

I wish Microsoft would make an open source BSD-based operating system with great features from the NT Kernel. And while at it, I think Microsoft seriously needs to make a brand new file system.

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RE: Comment by neticspace
by Drumhellar on Sun 12th Jul 2015 18:34 in reply to "Comment by neticspace"
Drumhellar Member since:
2005-07-12

I think Microsoft seriously needs to make a brand new file system.


Perhaps something like ReFS?
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh831724.aspx

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RE: Comment by neticspace
by allanregistos on Mon 13th Jul 2015 06:58 in reply to "Comment by neticspace"
allanregistos Member since:
2011-02-10

I wish Microsoft would make an open source BSD-based operating system with great features from the NT Kernel. And while at it, I think Microsoft seriously needs to make a brand new file system.


You must be saying exactly that Microsoft needs to add another error in addition to their failed Nokia acquisition.

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RE: Comment by neticspace
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Mon 13th Jul 2015 14:32 in reply to "Comment by neticspace"
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

What features do you feel NTFS is lacking? Its not BTRFS or ZFS, but its pretty dang good. Like ext4 or XFS Good. And its been that good since it was designed. I really think its the best piece of code MS has ever written.

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