WinFS beta 1 released to MSDN network

Looks like Microsoft FINALLY got around to releasing WinFS, the supposedly revolutionary filesystem that was supposed to be released with Windows Vista (Longhorn) and one of the only remaining things that actually kept people like myself slightly in Microsoft’s favor even though their operating systems have been pretty lousy in my opinion. Well, after they pulled it from Vista, it was all over for that OS.
Now they’ve gone and went beta with this WinFS. While I would probably venture to test it, I would never stick this on a production machine unlike a beta filesystem for Linux such as ReiserFS 4. There are just certain things that Microsoft does not do well ever, and one of them seems to be releasing great products in a timely fashion.

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