Microsoft made its own IoT-ready Linux kernel for Azure Sphere OS

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Microsoft has opened up its heart to Linux in recent years, but now the company has done something that would have previously been unthinkable: it has built its own Linux kernel. As part of its embracing of the Internet of Things, Microsoft has announced Azure Sphere, an ARM-based platform for the IoT with a focus on security. Key to Azure Sphere are small MCU-powered (microcontroller) devices — essentially SoC devices — which run Azure Sphere OS and securely connect to Azure backends. Security comes thanks to the use of a custom Linux kernel. See also: Linus Torvalds says Linux kernel…

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