But his blog died about a year ago
Microsoft’s investment in cloud services is also improving its on-premises software, claims Azure and SQL Server boss Scott Guthrie. I first met Scott Guthrie in Las Vegas in September, 2000, where he was talking up a web development framework then called ASP+, which he had developed alongside Mark Anders. The framework was ASP …
I think the big issue though is that MSFT thinks of Azure, cloud, anything new as yet another opportunity to sell proprietary software for a license or as a service (which the cost of the license blended into the service cost). Not sure that people want to do that anymore. I think the issue will be, much as is there issue with productivity and OS, that Google is creating awesome stuff, Kubernetes in the case of cloud stack, and just giving it away as open source.
Noob here. Just what does this mean for HCI players. Cisco, Dell, HP and Nutanix are all trying to sell boxes that enable a cloud like environement. The question is, is Azure stack a improved version of HCI OS's out there, but customized for Microsoft environment?
I've seen him speak, and it was very interesting to say the least. He took 20 questions from the audience, then wove the answers to those questions into a discussion of Azure and its current state and his vision. Very down to earth kinda guy you would easily strike up a chat with at the pub :)
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