A reference Linux distribution optimized for Intel Architecture.
Clear Linux OS is designed with cloud and data-center environments in mind and tuned to maximize the performance and value of Intel Architecture. In Azure our boot times are lightning-quick, with all on-boot services launched in less than a second on nodes with warm caches.
This offering includes three image variants. A bare-bones system which can be used as a starting point for those wanting to explore and build out a system with bundles of their choosing, a container image with includes a popular container runtime, and a machine learning image that is pre-loaded with Open Source tools commonly used in the field.