Hotmail - Aug 2000 -
Leaked Microsoft internal analysis on the relative
strengths and weakness of UNix and Windows 2000 as an
implementation platform for Hotmail. Unix wins.
(local PDF copy)
Mega services - Sept 1999 -
Leaked Microsoft internal analysis on
'Challenges to Building Scalable Services'
-- the Unix model of small, capable tools wins again -- see
the Observations of Section 3: Maintainability,
Scalability, and Availability.
(local html copy)