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Attention: MySQL & PostgreSQL Azure Terraform resource users

We want to give a heads-up to Azure customers who are using Terraform to provision and manage MySQL and/or PostgreSQL. As planned, the Azure data team will deprecate their ‘2017-04-30-preview’ API for both MySQL and PostgreSQL on December 1, 2018. I know that you are asking yourself, “As a Terraform user, why do I care?”...

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Open Source Weekly: database services for MySQL and PostgreSQL and more

5-minute read + demos Check out the below recap of this week’s top 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 database services for MySQL and PostgreSQL: Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL are...

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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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Open Source Weekly #3

From announcing a new managed Kubernetes service to hosting Azure OpenDev with some of our favorite open source community leaders, it’s been a busy week. 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...

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Open Source Weekly #2

This  is our second edition of the Open Source Weekly, a roundup of recent open source related community news, product announcements, popular docs, and demos from around Microsoft. This will be far from an exhaustive list of everything open source going on around the company. After all, we have more than 16,000 people across Microsoft...

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Open Source Weekly #1

This is our first edition of the Open Source Weekly, a roundup of recent open source related community news, product announcements, popular docs, and demos from around Microsoft. This will be far from an exhaustive list of everything open source going on around the company. After all, there are more than 16,000 people across Microsoft...

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Open source took center stage at Microsoft Build 2017

Microsoft supports the diverse needs of every organization and developer – from core infrastructure services to platform services and tools to software-as-a-service – for any language, across any platform. Last week at Build, Microsoft focused on how to empower Windows, iOS, Android, Mac and Linux developers to reach billions of new customers. Here’s a round-up...

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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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Garuda Indonesia

Garuda Indonesia: Web sales soar 200% with Microsoft Azure

In the airline business, security is paramount. In 2014, Garuda Indonesia (Garuda), the flag carrier of Indonesia, enhanced the security of its ticketing systems by redeploying its existing, open source e-commerce websites to the Microsoft cloud service, Azure. With expert onsite support from Microsoft consultants, the project took just six weeks. Today, Garuda’s customer data...

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