Why Does Microsoft Contribute To Linux Kernel Development

Microsoft is one of the top contributors of Linux Kernel development. It's a surprising move by Microsoft in recent years to contribute to Linux development. Read this article: #-Link-Snipped-# . Microsoft's contributions were not big, but very small ones.

Why do you think Microsoft contributes to Linux Development? Is there a hidden agenda?😒


  • PraveenKumar Purushothaman
    PraveenKumar Purushothaman
    Another acquisition by Microsoft? 😐
  • Kaustubh Katdare
    Kaustubh Katdare
    Linux would never sell itself to Microsoft. I don't see Microsoft benefiting in any way by acquiring Linux.
  • PraveenKumar Purushothaman
    PraveenKumar Purushothaman
    The same thought many would have got about Oracle and Sun... Mainly MySQL... Now what happened? 😲

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