Windows Strata: Has Microsoft got rock and cloud mixed up in its new OS name? - Tech Digest
It seems Microsoft may have another name for its imminent Cloud-based Windows operating system which Steve Ballmer called "Windows Cloud" last week. According to a screen grab of a web page at Microsoft's Professional Developers Conference, hastily edited after being spotted by eagle-eyed bloggers, the new operating system is Windows Strata. This makes me wonder whether Microsoft has got its geology and meteorology mixed up. I don't claim to be an expert, so I'd better watch myself, but I always thought "strata" related to rock layers, while "stratus" referred to clouds...
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