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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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How to process streams of data with Apache Kafka and Spark

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...

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Tutorial: CI/CD using Apache Subversion, Jenkins in Azure and Tomcat

In this blogpost, we will show you how to provision a Jenkins VM and setup a CI/CD pipeline to connect a code repository in Apache Subversion (SVN) and deploy the application into a Tomcat service. We start from the solution template in Azure Marketplace, since that’s the fastest and easiest path to get Jenkins up and...

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Announcing Mesosphere DC/OS Enterprise in the Azure Marketplace

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...

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Accelerating Big Data Collection for Azure Cloud – Live Webinar By Hortonworks and Microsoft

Microsoft and Hortonworks are collaborating on a series of live webinars. The series will feature four different webinars, with the first one to be held on 21 February 2017, 10AM (Singapore Time). The first of the series of webinars is on Accelerating Big Data Collection for Azure Cloud, presented by Sean Roberts (from Hortonworks) and...

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Microsoft Azure at KubeCon in Austin

Microsoft at OSCON 2016

A planeload of open source enthusiasts from across Microsoft are joining the more than 4,200 participants at OSCON this week, to focus on how the open source ecosystem is playing a key role in technology innovation – from mobile development and IoT to microservices and containers. Openness is crucial to enabling a thriving technology ecosystem...

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