“Microsoft has today released a homegrown open-source operating system, based on Debian GNU/Linux, that runs on network switches.
SONiC is available for download now from Microsoft’s Azure GitHub repo under a mix of open-source licenses including the GNU GPL and the Apache license.”
See Microsoft has released a Debian Linux switch OS. Repeat, a Debian Linux switch operating systemI think someone once wrote on this blog that M$ would sooner or later distribute GNU/Linux. It’s today. It’s Debian GNU/Linux. OMG!
Of course, they should have done that ~20 years ago, but it’s better late than never. If they hadn’t been so busy trying to build a monopoly they might have given customers what they really wanted all along, software that works.