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Microsoft Windows is a series of graphical interface operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft. Microsoft introduced an operating environment named Windows in 1985 as a graphical operating system shell for MS-DOS in response to the growing interest in graphical user interfaces (GUIs). Microsoft Windows came to dominate the world’s personal computer market with over 90% market share in the following years.


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Both VMware and Red Hat attracted some attention recently as they (separately) launched Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings. One of the most interesting aspects in each case was the freemium… Read more »

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