How to process streams of data with Apache Kafka and Spark 

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Data is produced every second, it comes from millions of sources and is constantly growing. Have you ever thought how much data you personally are generating every day? Data: direct result of our actions There’s data generated as a direct result of our actions and activities: Browsing twitter Using mobile apps Performing financial transactions Using Read more


Open Source Weekly: Updated Quantum SDK, deep learning for autonomous driving, and more 

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4-minute read + demos This week Microsoft released updates to our Quantum Development Kit, including support for macOS and Linux, additional open source libraries, and interoperability with Python. Learn more about what’s new with Microsoft Quantum, plus new docs, demos, and more, in this edition of the Open Source Weekly. TODO Open Source Program Guides: Read more

Announcing Mesosphere DC/OS Enterprise in the Azure Marketplace 

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7-minute read Post by Mesosphere’s Phil Simpson and Microsoft’s Rob Bagby We are happy to announce the availability of Mesosphere DC/OS Enterprise in the Azure Marketplace. DC/OS Enterprise on Azure allows organizations to eliminate the lag time of procuring new hardware and related equipment while simultaneously accelerating hybrid initiatives and reducing the waste incurred as Read more

Open Source Weekly #6 

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This week’s Microsoft Connect(); event has been a demo-packed few days, highlighting Microsoft’s continuing commitment to delivering open technologies and contributing to and partnering with open source communities. From joining the MariaDB Foundation to launching a new Apache Spark-based analytics platform and previewing Visual Studio Code Live Share, there’s a ton of open source goodness Read more

Open Source Weekly #5 

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The October release of Visual Studio Code, our free and open source code editor, includes support for multi-root workspaces and many other significant updates and popular outstanding feature requests. Learn more about what’s new in this release, plus new technical documentation and more, in this edition of the Open Source Weekly. Here are some recent Read more

Free webinar series by Microsoft + Hortonworks 

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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 Read more

Learn about open source business opportunities at Microsoft Inspire 

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Microsoft Inspire kicks off today in Washington DC, where partners have an incredible opportunity to meet new partners and make connections that will support business growth for years to come. Open source solutions, particularly in the cloud, is a major growth opportunity for our partners. Microsoft’s investments in open source technologies and open standards enables Read more