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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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Tutorial: Jenkins CI/CD to deploy an ASP.NET Core application to Azure Web App service

In this blogpost, we will show you how to provision a Jenkins VM and setup a CI/CD pipeline to build an ASP.NET Core application stored in Github and deploy the application to the Azure Web App service. We start from the solution template in Azure Marketplace since that’s the fastest and easiest path to get...

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Tutorial: Jenkins CI/CD to deploy an ASP.NET Core application to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

In this blogpost, we will show you how to provision a Jenkins virtual machine and setup a CI/CD pipeline to build an ASP.NET Core application stored in GitHub and deploy the application into Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). We start from the solution template in Azure Marketplace since that’s the fastest and easiest path to get...

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Updates on DevOps and CI/CD support for Jenkins

With DevOps World | Jenkins World around the corner (September 16-19 in San Francisco) and the recent announcement of Azure DevOps, this seems like a good time to provide an update on the options for working with Jenkins on Microsoft Azure. Side note: if you’re at DevOps World | Jenkins World, come visit us at our...

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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: CI/CD using Apache Subversion, Jenkins in Azure and Tomcat

In this blogpost, we will show you how to provision a Jenkins VM and setup a CI/CD pipeline to connect a code repository in Apache Subversion (SVN) and deploy the application into a Tomcat service. We start from the solution template in Azure Marketplace, since that’s the fastest and easiest path to get Jenkins up and...

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Tutorial: Canary Deployment for Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets

Canary deployment is a pattern that rolls out releases to a subset of users or servers. It deploys the changes to a small set of servers, which allows you to test and monitor how the new release works before rolling the changes to the rest of the servers. Virtual machine scale sets (VMSS) are an...

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Open Source Weekly: Azure Service Fabric goes open source, new Open Source Show, and more

2-minute read + demos Check out the below recap of this week’s 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 Service Fabric being released as open source: The Service Fabric team announced that Service Fabric is going...

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Open Source Weekly: Updated Quantum SDK, deep learning for autonomous driving, and more

4-minute read + demos This week Microsoft released updates to our Quantum Development Kit, including support for macOS and Linux, additional open source libraries, and interoperability with Python. Learn more about what’s new with Microsoft Quantum, plus new docs, demos, and more, in this edition of the Open Source Weekly. TODO Open Source Program Guides:...

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Open Source Weekly: New Go SDK and Azure Go Dev Center

2-minute read + demos Lots of good news for “gophers” this week, with a new Go SDK for Azure and updated documentation to help Go fans get started with Azure. This and more community news, product announcements, and demos from around Microsoft below.   Azure SDK for Go: The Azure SDK for Go is now...

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