Microsoft Open Source Lab

Published on Thursday, March 15, 2007


Microsoft Open Source Lab

After the the Microsoft MVP Global Summit, I got a chance to meet with Sara Ford where she gave me a wonderful tour of campus. Part of that tour was an introduction to some of the folks at and a look at the open source lab. The port 25 folks are busy building an impressive set of servers (blades,HPC, etc) running various OSes (like many distributions of Linux and Unix, Windows Server, Compute Cluster Server, etc.) performing various tasks like interoperability tests and tasks.

I can't do the complexity of their installation justice–a more detailed description can be found at

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