The illumos project develops a Unix operating system core that was originally derived from OpenSolaris, providing next-generation features for downstream distributions, including advanced system debugging, next generation filesystem, networking, and virtualization options.
illumos is developed by both volunteers and companies building products based on the illumos system.
illumos is an excellent base for both traditional and cloud-native deployments.
We'll try to be around in the FOSDEM Matrix chat, but if you're like us and prefer IRC, please visit us on #illumos on libera.chat. If you don't have an IRC client, try libera's webchat.
Since last FOSDEM we had a couple of larger updates: