Protecting innovation in the cloud with Azure IP Advantage 

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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, Read more

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

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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 Read more

Docker on Microsoft Azure – תצורות שימוש ויתרונות 

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נכתב על ידי רותם רוזמרין Rotem Rozmarin Microsoft P-TSP Linux & DevOps CTO Aztek, Cloud Architect & DevOps כש-Microsoft הכריזה לראשונה על כך ש-Azure תתמוך ב-Docker, חשבתי שמדובר בעוד פתרון שנוסף  לרשימה, אך בפועל השימוש ב Docker הינו משמעותי מאוד בפלטפורמה והשימוש בו על ידי כלי ניהול כגון Swarm ו-Kubernetes הופך את הפתרון למאוד רלוונטי Read more

Now in Public Preview: SQL Server on Linux 

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At Connect(); 2016, Microsoft announced the public preview of the next release of SQL Server on Linux and Windows. SQL Server helps developers and organizations to build intelligent applications with industry-leading performance and security technologies using their preferred languages and environments. This release brings the power of SQL Server to both Windows – and for Read more

Microsoft and Docker deliver container innovation for the enterprise 

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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 Read more

Harness the power of open source in the public cloud 

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“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 Read more

How the Microsoft-Red Hat partnership is accelerating partner opportunities 

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Last week at the Red Hat North America Partner Conference (NAPC), Microsoft and Red Hat celebrated our growing partnership. From running Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Azure to Microsoft .NET apps on Red Hat’s OpenShift, partners were excited about our joint offering and how it can deliver value for their customers. During the event, Mark Hill, Microsoft VP Read more

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Now available: Azure Container Service preview 

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In today’s cloud-first world, businesses increasingly rely on applications to fuel innovation and productivity. We are seeing more and more technologies that are specifically designed for the cloud to take advantage of the associated flexibility and scalability it allows. Containers are emerging as an attractive way for developers to quickly and efficiently build and 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

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

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