[Talk] Re: [news] Microsoft uses Linux to publish its own Website

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at lemis.com
Sat Aug 23 15:34:43 EST 2003

On Thursday, 21 August 2003 at 13:53:58 +0930, Romana Challans wrote:
> http://www.itnews.com.au/storycontent.cfm?ID=10&Art_ID=12731
> "Microsoft has made a big deal out of asserting that Linux is not fit for the
> enterprise. But Microsoft itself is using Linux to help protect its servers
> against denial-of-service attacks.
> According to a post on the Netcraft Website, Microsoft changed its DNS
> settings on Friday so that requests for www.microsoft.com no longer resolve
> to machines on Microsoft's own network, but instead are handled by the Akamai
> caching system, which runs Linux. "

Heh.  http://uptime.netcraft.com/up/graph?site=www.microsoft.com
confirms that:

 The site www.microsoft.com  is running Microsoft-IIS/6.0 on Linux. 

We had a good laugh about that.

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