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Dev darling Docker embraces Windows Subsystem for Linux 2

el kabong Silver badge

OS development is expensive business, one that can offer only diminishing returns

Azure is now front and center to Microsoft's strategy, Azure is Microsoft's growth business.

Windows' role is increasingly an ancillary one it's there to pump up revenue through Azure, Microsoft wants windows to perform that role as cheaply and reliably as possible. Microsoft does know a thing or two about business.

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