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Tutorial: Automate infrastructure and deployment on Azure using Jenkins and Ansible

Both Ansible and Jenkins are powerful open source automation tools. Using Ansible, you can provision virtual machines, containers, network and complete cloud infrastructures on Azure. In addition, Ansible allows you to automate the deployment and configuration of resources in your environment. Jenkins provides hundreds of plugins to support building, deploying and automating any project, including...

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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 Pivotal and Microsoft for the European JUG Tour

In October, as a continuation of our upcoming Microsoft Ignite and Pivotal SpringOne Platform events, I’ll be hitting the road with four outstanding Pivotal developer advocates/engineers, bringing the latest and greatest about Spring and Azure to Java User Groups (JUG) throughout Europe. From October 8th to 19th, we will be joining Java User Groups to demonstrate how...

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OSCON 2017. Photo credit: O'Reilly Media

Celebrating OSCON’s 20th anniversary

We’re in Portland this week for OSCON’s return to the City of Roses (or Beervana, depending on who you ask) to celebrate the ground-breaking event’s 20th birthday. Some of Microsoft’s 3,000 open source contributors from across the company will be there showcasing some of their favorite open source technologies and community projects throughout many breakout...

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Tutorial: Immutable infrastructure for Azure, using VSTS, Terraform, Packer and Ansible

This is part 2 of a 2-part series on CI/CD for “infrastructure as code” on Azure. In part 1, we covered a basic pipeline building application and provisioning infrastructure codified as Terraform templates and Ansible playbooks. While it demonstrated how infrastructure is treated as a code – stored, versioned, and audited – there is still...

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Tutorial: CI/CD for Azure using Terraform, Ansible and VSTS

This is part 1 of a 2-part series demonstrating how to continuously build and deploy Azure infrastructure for the applications running on Azure. The first article will show how open source tools, such as Terraform and Ansible, can be leveraged to implement Infrastructure as Code. The second article in the series will enhance the infrastructure...

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Deploying a Java application on Azure Container Service and Cosmos DB

Introduction Bitnami was recently invited to speak at a few Azure Meetups and we took that as an opportunity to demonstrate something cool. We love our partnership with Microsoft and are doing tons of great things together on Azure, Azure Container Service (AKS), Helm and in the Azure Marketplace. Inspired by that work we wanted...

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Open Source Weekly: Container-native developer experiences and more

3-minute read + demos Check out the below recap of this week’s open source related community news, product announcements, popular docs, and demos from around Microsoft. Anything else you’d like to hear about? Let us know in the comments. Container-native developer experiences: Join Donovan Brown & Ralph Squillace to learn about the open source tool...

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Open Source Weekly: New Python support, enterprise-scale Git, and more

Docs.microsoft.com is home to thousands of pages of documentation, from Apache to Zendesk.  For technical documentation, API reference, code examples, quickstarts, and tutorials on you’re favorite Microsoft + Open Source scenarios, check out the inventory here. For a sample of these docs, plus open source related community news, product announcements, and recent demos from around...

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Open Source Weekly #4

Did you know that docs.microsoft.com is home to thousands of pages of documentation, from A to X (ASP.NET to Xamarin)? For technical documentation, API reference, code examples, quickstarts, and tutorials for your favorite Microsoft + Open Source scenarios, check out the inventory here. For a sample of these docs, plus open source related community news,...

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