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Vendor lock-in is truly a TERRIBLE idea ... says, er, Microsoft

The Register - When it comes to building applications for the cloud, John Gossman thinks agility and portability are essential. "You don't want to get locked in too much to a particular vendor, strategy, technology, whatever," he says.

Gossman's advice should shock nobody. What might surprise you, though, is that he works for Microsoft.


Ten months into Satya Nadella's tenure as CEO, it's getting harder and harder to make the case that the Microsoft of today is the same company that it was even a year ago.