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Q&A with Kubernetes co-founder Brendan Burns 

Today, we announced that Azure Kubernetes Service, which simplifies the deployment, management, and operations of Kubernetes, is now generally available in five new regions. I sat down with Brendan Burns, co-founder of Kubernetes, to get a behind-the-scenes look at the service, as well as what’s new and what’s next with the Kubernetes community. Q: Where...

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New hands-on labs: Create containerized apps with Kubernetes in Azure 

We are excited to offer new hands-on labs based on the book Designing Distributed Systems, by Kubernetes project cofounder, Brendan Burns. The labs in this GitHub repository will help you build practical experience with the reusable patterns and components covered in the book. Follow step-by-step examples to create containerized and distributed apps in Kubernetes and Kubeless, using Azure Container Services (AKS) and other...

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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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New "Designing Distributed Systems" O'Reilly e-book, available for free download 

Without established design patterns to guide them, developers have had to build distributed systems from scratch, and most of these systems are very unique. Today, the increasing use of containers has paved the way for core distributed system patterns and reusable containerized components. Application containers have grown significantly in popularity over the last few years,...

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What we learned at the first Helm Summit 

What a great inaugural Helm Summit! This was a momentous occasion for the community. What started as a hackathon project just under three years ago now is having its own community-driven summit. We had close to 200 people gather in an uncharacteristically snowy and cold Portland, Oregon talking about all things Helm. Over the 2...

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How startup Beco built its IoT cloud on Azure 

Beco, a Boston-based startup, is changing the way commercial real estate is managed, all while making the experience of living and working in a commercially managed property a lot more convenient and fun. And they are doing it with the help of Microsoft Azure and Portworx, the cloud native storage layer designed for containerized workloads....

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Open Source Weekly: VS Code included in Anaconda, TypeScript 2.7 available 

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. Visual Studio Code now shipping with Anaconda: For everyone from enterprise programmers to data scientists, Python...

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