That’s in the cloud at least. The deal that’s just been announced is certainly more comprehensive than the join marketing and hosting deals that usually show up.
- .NET will soon be shipping in RHEL and included in OpenShift
- support staff will be co-located so hybrid cloud customers have a single point of contact
- there’s some kind of patent standstill between Red Hat and Microsoft
But claims “Microsoft Loves Linux” are premature; this is just the Azure team throwing big money at credibility, not a decision by the whole company to end hostilities. To do that they would need to join OIN.