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Announcing the availability of N|Solid in the Azure Marketplace

As part of Microsoft’s vision for Node.js in the cloud, we’re excited to announce the availability of N|Solid in the Azure Marketplace. N|Solid is a 100% compatible Node.js runtime, that has been enhanced to enable increased control and visibility into the state of your production deployments. It does this by providing additional enterprise-grade capabilities such...

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Bitnami makes deploying open source apps in the cloud easy

With more than one million apps deployed per month, Bitnami is changing how people install and manage server software, making it easier than ever for everyone to run their favorite apps and development frameworks. Bitnami does the heavy lifting and eliminates the complexity of installation and configuration, helping anyone, anywhere, to deploy secure and update-to-date...

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Microsoft and Docker deliver container innovation for the enterprise

At DockerCon 2016, Microsoft showcased several technologies aimed at delivering container innovation to the enterprise and announced the availability of Docker Datacenter in the Azure Marketplace. This builds on Microsoft’s commitment to rapidly release container technologies to the Windows and Linux ecosystems, partnering with industry leaders like Docker and Mesosphere to deliver container solutions that help companies...

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Harness the power of open source in the public cloud

“Harness the power of open source in the public cloud” is a free webinar on demand presented by Jose Miguel Parrella, Open Source Product Manager from Microsoft. In this webinar, you will learn how organizations around the globe are harnessing the power of open source in Azure. From compute fabric with Linux, to a rich...

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Now available: FreeBSD in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Microsoft announced the availability of FreeBSD 10.3 as a ready-made virtual machine (VM) image in the Azure Marketplace. Users can now quickly bring-up a FreeBSD VM in Azure and in the event they need technical support, Microsoft support engineers can assist. This extends Microsoft’s existing support for FreeBSD as a guest operating system on Hyper-V....

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Try the Bitnami ‘Super Human” lab

Try the Bitnami 'Super Human' lab

This week the Azure team released another ‘Super Human‘ challenge. In this latest lab, participants will learn how to launch and deploy the Bitnami Parse Server stack within Microsoft Azure and upon completing the lab, choose between a Crazyflie 2.0 mini drone or an Azure Pass. The Bitnami Parse Server stack now includes a dashboard...

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Try the Chef ‘Super Human” lab

Try the Chef 'Super Human" lab: Automate an infrastructure

The Azure team has created “Super Human” hands-on-labs that let you try popular open source technologies in the Azure Marketplace, including Hortonworks, Chef and Docker. This Chef lab is comprised of scenarios that will cover the setup of a Chef 12 Server in Azure, installing cookbooks and bootstrapping your choice of a either a Windows...

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux now available in the Azure Marketplace

Starting today, customers can deploy on-demand Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) instances from the Azure Marketplace, where now more than 60% of the images are Linux-based. Since last November’s joint Red Hat partnership announcement, customers have been able to migrate their Red Hat subscriptions to Microsoft Azure. Today’s release provides customers with even greater choice...

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