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DevOps trends and tips from our resident pros

TechBeacon recently released the DevOps Top 100 list, recognizing members the DevOps community, who are exceptional writers, speakers, and thought leaders in the space. We caught up with a few of the Microsoft pros on the list to get their quick insights on topics ranging from their favorite DevOps technologies to what they can’t live...

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OSCON 2017. Photo credit: O'Reilly Media

Celebrating OSCON’s 20th anniversary

We’re in Portland this week for OSCON’s return to the City of Roses (or Beervana, depending on who you ask) to celebrate the ground-breaking event’s 20th birthday. Some of Microsoft’s 3,000 open source contributors from across the company will be there showcasing some of their favorite open source technologies and community projects throughout many breakout...

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HashiCorp co-founder on simplifying infrastructure management

HashiCorp was founded by Mitchell Hashimoto and Armon Dadgar in 2012 with the goal of revolutionizing datacenter management – application development, delivery, and maintenance. Since then, the company has been in hyperdrive, with a quick release cycle of in-demand open source developer tools and a rapidly growing community of users around the world. In fact,...

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Making a winning bet on open source project selection

Selecting an open source project isn’t just about the project’s ability to meet your technical and functional requirements, there’s also very important non-functional aspects that you should consider. This is a strategic long term bet for your business, enabling competitive advantage. I recommend my customers consider four key areas when selecting projects & technologies, outsourcing...

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