Microsoft readies Azure Service Fabric on Linux, inches toward open source

Microsoft will release its microservices-centric Azure Service Fabric on Linux, but work on open-sourcing parts of the platform is still in the works

Microsoft Azure Service Fabric on Linux inches toward open source
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Microsoft edged another step toward making Azure Service Fabric open source. The company released not the long-awaited Service Fabric source code but the next best thing: an official, supported release of Service Fabric on Linux.

In an today's announcement, Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich proclaimed the need for "a consistent microservices application platform and management experience across enterprise IT infrastructure," whatever the operating system or programming language.

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