Windows doesn't have LXC and OpenStack is going to kill it.
MS' only hope is to use their financial resources and offer Azure (running LXC in the background, on Linux) for free and cross their fingers.
Unfortunately for Ballmer, he was right. And his developers, developers, developers speech was spot on.
Pity it was just marketing blurb.
Good luck with Hyper-V.
sheluser, jdk and that other MS shill, wake up. I've been programming exclusively MS since the Quick languages (look 'em up) but enough is enough.
I had a look at the VS2013 release - MVC5, just playing catchup with Nancy (a great framework), but still not even in the same ballpark as node.