Microsoft is buying Web servers, web apps for $12 billion

By David A. FahrentholdPublished Aug 12, 2018 12:11:59Microsoft is buying server and app software giant Web Server, web services provider Node, and its developer tools for $1.25 billion, according to people familiar with the deal.The deal is part of Microsoft’s efforts to compete with Amazon and Google for customers and a broader push to compete […]

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How to get rid of a dead web server in Firebase (with some caveats)

You’ve probably heard about the “firebase web server” that Microsoft announced in January 2017.The Firebase Web Server is a Web server with web applications installed, a web application that runs on a remote machine, and a Firebase Storage service that manages the database.It’s basically a web server running on a Firestore (a storage service that […]

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