The latest-greatest-shiny-thing syndrome is prevalent in almost all industries but IT in particular seems to have an affinity for this largely time-wasting circus side attraction. If you’ve ever sat thru a sales presentation where the pitchman tells you “this will simplify your coding/devops/monitoring” etc. you have seen this in action. Adding more complexity to your platform does not simplify it. The following article is a great case in point.
I came across this recently and it looks very interesting. Building an OS from scratch on a Raspberry Pi. A great concept to develop on an inexpensive, embedded platform. Kids these days have all the fun!
Stanford Course Online: CS140e – Operating systems from the Ground Up.