judgecorp writes: "Microsoft will allow Linux on its Azure cloud service as Azure moves to being an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offering as well as just a Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering Windows in the cloud. Azure's new persistent virtual machines (VMs) recognise where the demand is in the cloud, and will allow Linux versions including SUSE, OpenSUSE 12.1 and Ubuntu."
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