Microsoft is obviously serious about its new found support of Linux, having just joined the Linux Foundation at the top tier of membership. Already, we have seen the bash shell integrated with Windows 10, with familiar commands such as grep, sed, and awk as well as scripting support. After that somewhat surprising development Microsoft once again made the unexpected move of offering eight different Linux server images on Azure. Their newfound interest in the open source OS expands today, with their membership in the Linux Foundation they can continue to integrate more open source tools and projects into their current offerings. You can pop by The Inquirer to read more about this unexpected turn of events.
"The non-profit group advances open technology development and promotes Linux, and Microsoft has signed up as a Platinum member, the highest-ranking option that comes with a $500,000 annual fee."
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