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Improved discovery experience for Microsoft containers on Docker Hub 

Continuing with our approach to delivering a consistent and trustworthy acquisition experience for Microsoft container images, we are pleased to announce updates for the Microsoft Container Registry (MCR). In partnership with Docker, Microsoft has sought to improve the developer experience and servicing of container images while maintaining the current discovery and acquisition process via Docker...

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Countdown to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2018 

The Azure Container Services team is headed to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2018 next week in Copenhagen, Denmark. We’re honored to be Diamond sponsors this year, with a goal to help improve the ease of container-native app development.   Be sure to catch us at the Azure booth (located right outside the entrance to Hall C)....

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5 reasons you should be doing container native development 

Docker and Kubernetes are no longer the bleeding edge of technology; they’re the clear platform choice of today and tomorrow. Frequently, though, we developers are writing our applications the way we always have. We do all the coding on our host system (as we‘ve always done), and then we look at containers as a deployment...

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Node.js dev? Learn how to host your apps on Azure 

On Wednesday, October 18 at 10am (PST), John Papa, Principal Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft, will be presenting a live webinar on deploying packaging and deploying Node.js apps and services to Azure App Service on Linux, manually and through a CI/CD system. Register now – it’s free. Every developer knows that moment when your app is...

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Live from Open Source Summit North America 

Today I’m in Los Angeles to give a keynote at Open Source Summit North America. As I’ve prepared for my talk, I’ve been reflecting on Microsoft’s open source journey, and all that has happened since last year’s event. I’ve talked to people inside and outside Microsoft about what this shift has meant for our customers,...

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Highlights from the inaugural Container Camp Sydney 2017 

Microsoft Australia sponsored the first ever container technology focused event in the Asia Pacific region: Container Camp Sydney at the SMC Conference Center. Approximately 520 developers and engineers who are interested in highly technical workshops and training on containers and orchestrators attended this groundbreaking three-day event in May 2017. “Wait, what is a container?” you...

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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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Be part of the first ever Container Camp in Australia 

From the 22nd to the 24th of May 2017, you can join various container experts for three days of technical talks, workshops, and demos covering all major platforms at the SMC Centre in Sydney, Australia. Whether you are a newcomer or an expert container user, a startup founder or an enterprise, you can learn something...

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Protecting innovation in the cloud with Azure IP Advantage 

This month Microsoft announced the Microsoft Azure IP Advantage program. This new program is the industry’s most comprehensive protection against intellectual property (IP) risks, using Microsoft’s patent portfolio to help protect our cloud customers. “Our goal is to help foster a community that values and protects innovation and investments in the cloud,” wrote Brad Smith,...

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A behind-the-scenes look at launching SQL Server on Linux 

Last November, Microsoft announced the next release of the public preview of SQL Server on Linux and Windows. With that release, users could develop applications with SQL Server on Linux, Windows, Docker, or macOS (via Docker) and then deploy to Linux, Windows, or Docker, on-premises or in the cloud. In the two weeks following the...

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