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More Microsoft Open Days 2017 across Asia Pacific 

Early this year, Microsoft’s open source team held a series of Open Day events across Asia Pacific. You can check out the highlights from the #MSFTOpenDay 2017 events that happened last May. As Microsoft continues the work to expand its platforms to include open source software, our team has added new dates and locations for...

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Free webinar series by Microsoft + Hortonworks 

Microsoft and Hortonworks are working together to bring you a series of free webinars on the 20th of September, 10th of October, and the 14th of November 2017. Read on to learn more about the webinars and to find out how to register. Free Webinar 1: Democratizing Big Data with Microsoft Azure HDInsight Date: 20th...

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Microsoft Open Days 2017 across Asia Pacific 

Open source continues to gain momentum not only among startups and developers but also among enterprises. Many companies and organiations operate heterogeneous IT environments with traditional commercial, enterprise open source and community-based open source software working side-by-side. That’s why our team here at Microsoft has been expanding our platforms to include open source software, and...

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Develop big data applications with MapR on Microsoft Azure 

Microsoft and MapR have partnered to bring you the first of a series of joint webinars! This free webinar, Develop big data applications with MapR on Microsoft Azure, will be presented by Asit Parija (Solution Architect, MapR Technologies) and Ben Sadeghi (Big Data & Advanced Analytics Specialist, Microsoft SE Asia & Korea). It will be held...

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How to optimize your data architecture with Hadoop on Azure 

Microsoft and Hortonworks are collaborating to bring you a series of live webinars on Hadoop!  These are the first two webinars: Accelerating Big Data Collection for Azure Cloud (February 2017) and A Winning Cloud Strategy For Your Hadoop Environment (March 2017). The latest webinar on offer is How To Optimize Your Data Architecture With Hadoop...

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Get ready for FOSSASIA Summit 2017! 

Microsoft has worked with open source communities for a long time now and we enable open source on our platforms, as well as contribute to the communities we participate in. We’re excited about our momentum in working with open source communities and the scenarios we’re enabling for our mutual customers and partners. As part of...

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A winning cloud strategy for your Hadoop environment 

Microsoft and Hortonworks are collaborating to bring you a series of live webinars on Hadoop!  The first one, Accelerating Big Data Collection for Azure Cloud, was held in February 2017. The second webinar is A Winning Cloud Strategy For Your Hadoop Environment, which will be held on 29 March 2017, 10AM SGT (Singapore Time). This...

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Open Source highlights from Microsoft Ignite Australia 2017 

Excitement filled the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre at Broadbeach, Queensland during the four-day Microsoft Ignite Australia event. Between 14 to 17 February 2017, #MSAUIgnite was jam-packed with hands-on learning, industry insights, and direct access to product experts. Journey to the cloud with 38 @Azure regions worldwide @scottgu #msauignite pic.twitter.com/uBOT3bZGXT — Dona Sarkar (@donasarkar)...

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Free Webinar On-Demand: Azure Solutions – Open Source 

Late in October 2016, Andrew Habgood (Director, Cloud Partners, Red Hat Asia Pacific) and I presented a free live webinar on Azure Solutions – Open Source. Now, the webinar is available on-demand. Register today and access the presentation and discussions. Register Now: Azure Solutions – Open Source Microsoft cloud is an open and flexible cloud platform for your favourite open-source...

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