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[20060407] Article: A Look Inside Microsoft's Open Source Software Lab (Part 1)
Timo Schoeler pointed me at this article, A Look Inside Microsoft's Open Source Software Lab (Part 1), that describes the operation of a farm with 300 servers inside Microsoft for testing Open Source products:

``The lab contains more than 300 servers from vendors including Dell, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microtel, Penguin, Pogo, and Sun. The labs software is even more diverse, with some 15 versions of UNIX and 50 distributions of Linux including many lesser-known ones like Asianux, CentOS and NetBSD.''

Leaving the lapsus that NetBSD is Linux aside, I find the statement interesting, but not really surprising either. It's not as if NetBSD was THAT unknown... but hey. :)

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