I think what we are seeing is that it's clear most people don't really care about the underlying machines. They want them gone
Probably seeing that from the fact that Amazon built this 3 years ago, with Fargate.
Two of the early developers of Kubernetes, Brendan Burns and Tim Hockin, took part in (separate) "Ask me anything" events at virtual Kubecon Europe, offering insights into the past and future of the world's favourite container orchestrator. Kubernetes "all began in the fall of 2013", according to co-founder Brendan Burns, then …
Unlike every other for-profit corporation, who are definitely there to lose money and make the world a better place. To be clear, I am not defending Microsoft, but I find the notion that they are substantially worse than basically any other large corporation to be rather naive.
Stockholm syndrome, anyone? Short memory? Microsoft is a monopolist who was convicted leveraging it's power to crush competition. How many new ideas, technologies and businesses were purposefully destroyed by them? I'm convinced they held the industry back for a decade or so. We got out of stagnation only when the focus moved away from desktop.
You are right, Microsoft is better than tobacco companies. Anyway, I have a good memory and I still do not trust them.
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