Microsoft Corp. agreed to pay $7.5 billion for GitHub earlier in June, but it wasn’t the only interested party. Google was in the running too, according to Diane Greene, head of the company’s cloud arm.
Using a code base that's common with other SUSE products, SLE15 is built to make it easier and more efficient for enterprises to run multiple platforms alongside each other, including cloud, containers, on-premises IT and more.
Microsoft has confirmed plans to acquire GitHub in a stock deal worth $7.5 billion. Open source software is GitHub's sweet spot, and many are concerned with what could happen to the platform under Microsoft's care.