From MetroTwit to his own version of BING, Long Zheng may be a program hobbyist, but his making things happen for Microsoft. Long had a working Google instant search years before Google considered it and he built his own version of BING in less the 24 hours, so why doesn't Long work for Microsoft?
WMP, Silverlight and Hobbies, Microsof can use this guy.
Intelligent N+X Redundancy, Placement Affinities, & Future Proofing in the Virtualized Data Center
Virtualization brought about the ability to simplify business continuity management in IT. Workload portability and data replication capabilities mean that physical infrastructure failures no longer need impact application services, and they can rapidly be recovered even in the event of complete site failure.
However, Enterprises and Service Providers face new challenges ensuring they have enough compute …