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Open Source Weekly: database services for MySQL and PostgreSQL and more

5-minute read + demos Check out the below recap of this week’s top open source related product announcements, popular docs, and demos from around Microsoft. Anything else you’d like to hear about? Let us know in the comments. Azure database services for MySQL and PostgreSQL: Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL are...

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Applying compliance frameworks with Chef InSpec on Azure Government

2-minute read + video In government, compliance and security are critical components of our job function. The current state of compliance frameworks are bulky and unwieldy for those inexperienced with OpenSCAP/XML. The Microsoft Azure Government cloud and Chef InSpec are designed to provide a common language for security, compliance, and automation teams to converge around....

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Join us for Microsoft Azure OpenDev

Azure OpenDev is the first-ever virtual event from Microsoft that showcases open source technologies in the cloud. Hosted by John Gossman, Lead Architect, Microsoft Azure, the event features industry thought leaders, including Mark Shuttleworth of Canonical and speakers from Docker, Pivotal, Red Hat, and Chef, as well as Microsoft teams dedicated to open source. Join...

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DevOps on Azure: Resources and Updates

With DevOps on Azure, you can accelerate your application delivery life cycle. Find out more about tools and services that are available for you and your organization. Whether you’re a developer working in a startup or an IT professional in a growing enterprise, your software applications likely include both Linux- and Windows-based components. With our...

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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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Try all of the ‘Super Human” labs

Try popular open source technologies in 'Super Human' labs

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...

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