Shibboleth and OpenLDAP: Azure Resource Manager Quick Start Templates 

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It will now be much easier to find and try Shibboleth and OpenLDAP identity solutions on Azure! The Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates for Shibboleth and OpenLDAP have passed validation and have been merged into the centralized Azure repository for all ARM templates. Please check the following URLs for ARM related templates on GitHub: Deploy…Read more

Try popular open source technologies in 'Super Human' labs 

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Feeling Super Human? The Azure team has created hands-on-labs that let you try popular open source technologies in the Azure Marketplace, including Hortonworks, Chef and Docker. With each lab, you’ll gain experience in big data, infrastructure automation and app containerization, to help you take your work and business to ‘super human’ levels. Complete the lab and…Read more

Microsoft open sources Edge’s Chakra JavaScript engine 

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Today, Microsoft open sourced the key components of the Chakra JavaScript engine that powers Microsoft Edge. The ChakraCore repository is available today on GitHub and provides a fully supported and open source JavaScript engine, with the same characteristics as Microsoft Edge’s Chakra engine, to embed in projects, innovate on top of and contribute back to. Chakra…Read more

Connect with Microsoft's open source pros on Periscope 

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Over the next several weeks, Microsoft is hosting a Microsoft + Open Source Q&A series on Periscope with members of teams across Microsoft who use open source software in their day-to-day jobs. From Node.js and PHP to Docker and Red Hat, our resident pros will be taking and answering questions from Twitter followers. Sessions will…Read more

Celebrating Joomla Day Malaysia 2015 

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One of the largest open source and non-commercial events of the year in Kuala Lumpur is Joomla Day Malaysia held last August 2015. The event’s aim was to bring the Joomla community together to share knowledge and best practices, as well as to network with key Joomla developers. Sam Suresh, Joomla’s Community Manager in Malaysia,…Read more

With new partnership, Red Hat and Microsoft open up the cloud for customers 

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This morning Microsoft and Red Hat announced an exciting partnership that will help customers embrace hybrid cloud computing and provide greater choice and flexibility for customers who want to deploy Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure. Openness is essential to our customers and partners and Microsoft continues to invest in delivering an open cloud platform…Read more

Da Nang City: Most tech-savvy city in Vietnam with Microsoft cloud 

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“With our datacenter system deployed on the Microsoft cloud platform, we are able to seamlessly integrate with open source software. The system has become more diverse, being able to provide for a wider range of customers with different needs.” – Nguyen Quang Thanh, Deputy Director, Da Nang Department of Information and Communications Da Nang officials…Read more

Alter Way delivers innovative, open source-based solutions 

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At last week’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), partners got a first-hand look at how Microsoft’s mobile-first, cloud-first vision translates into partner opportunities, including our ability to support a combination of open source and Microsoft technologies. We were particularly fortunate to share our Microsoft + Open Source booth with Alter Way, the winner of the first…Read more

Sela Group helps customers transition to the Cloud 

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When customers are considering a move to the cloud, they obviously start with the infrastructure they have in place—and this can include many different technologies, including open source software (OSS), which have been acquired over the years, as well as different standards, frameworks, and programming languages. As a result, customers have many questions: How do…Read more

Alter Way Is the Open Source on Microsoft Azure Partner of the Year 

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Today we’re proud to name Alter Way the winner of the first annual Open Source on Microsoft Azure Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. Awards were presented in several categories,…Read more

Free Webinars On-Demand: OSS on Azure Tech Series 

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Have you attended any of our free webinars from the OSS on Azure Tech Series? Launched early in 2015, we have held several sessions that catered to, and were attended by, a number of open source experts, professionals and enthusiasts. In case you missed any of the previous sessions (or you’d like a refresher) –…Read more