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Azure founders reflect on Microsoft’s first decade as a public cloud vendor

December 30, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft’s Azure operating system, codenamed “Red Dog,” was designed by a team of Microsoft OS experts including Dave Cutler, the father of VMS and Windows NT starting in latter half of the 2000s. Azure launched in February 2010 and has become the foundation of the “new” Microsoft over the past decade.

In 2008, I had a chance to interview the Azure founding-team members. This month, in working on my look back at Microsoft’s 2010s, I discovered that three of those original team members were still at Microsoft.

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