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13 things to look for at SpringOne Platform

It is going to be a crazy week for sure! On September 24th, Microsoft will be present at SpringOne Platform in Washington D.C. to share the latest and greatest news about Java and Spring cloud-native development with Microsoft tools and Azure services. And while that’s happening, Microsoft Ignite, will be at full blast with its...

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Join OSI and Microsoft in the new ClearlyDefined project

The Open Source Initiative (OSI) today announced its incubator project, ClearlyDefined. ClearlyDefined is focused on crowd-sourcing critical licensing and security data for open source projects. Why is this important? For starters, increasing clarity around a project makes it easier to build a community and gain contributors. It also increases consumer’s confidence in open source. Overall,...

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Updates to HDInsight tools for IntelliJ and Eclipse now available

HDInsight is Microsoft Azure’s managed Hadoop-as-a-service. It is the only fully-managed cloud Hadoop offering that provides optimized open source analytic clusters for Spark, Hive, MapReduce, HBase, Storm, Kafka, and R Server – all backed by a 99.9% SLA. Each of these big data technologies and ISV applications are easily deployable as managed clusters with enterprise-level...

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SocialDice: Revolutionizing talent recruitment in the the Middle East

For rapidly-growing, Middle Eastern small- to medium-sized businesses, hiring the best employees is a challenge. Both busy employers and ambitious talent find the existing job boards slow and cumbersome. In response, start-up SocialDice has made the process easy, intelligent, and fun by aggregating regional job boards in one place and using a proprietary smart algorithm...

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