Azure Sphere

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Azure Sphere
DeveloperMicrosoft
OS familyUnix-like (Linux)
Working stateCurrent
Source modelAt least partially open source
Initial release2018; 1 year ago (2018)
PlatformsARM (MediaTek MT3620)
Kernel typeMonolithic kernel
LicenseTo be determined
Official websitewww.microsoft.com/en-us/azure-sphere/

Azure Sphere is a Linux-based operating system created by Microsoft for Internet of Things applications.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8] It is the first time Microsoft has publicly released an operating system running the Linux kernel[9] and the second Unix-like operating system that the company has developed for external (public) users – the other being Xenix. The name is derived from the Microsoft Azure project.

The first supported processor is the ARM based MediaTek MT3620.[10]

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