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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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Join us for Microsoft Azure OpenDev

Azure OpenDev is the first-ever virtual event from Microsoft that showcases open source technologies in the cloud. Hosted by John Gossman, Lead Architect, Microsoft Azure, the event features industry thought leaders, including Mark Shuttleworth of Canonical and speakers from Docker, Pivotal, Red Hat, and Chef, as well as Microsoft teams dedicated to open source. Join...

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Connect with Microsoft at OSCON 2017

Some of the 3,000 open source contributors from across Microsoft are at OSCON this week, to focus on how the open source ecosystem is playing a major role in technology innovation, from artificial intelligence and IoT to microservices and containers. Support for open source solutions is crucial to enabling a thriving technology ecosystem and Microsoft...

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Now in Public Preview: SQL Server on Linux

At Connect(); 2016, Microsoft announced the public preview of the next release of SQL Server on Linux and Windows. SQL Server helps developers and organizations to build intelligent applications with industry-leading performance and security technologies using their preferred languages and environments. This release brings the power of SQL Server to both Windows – and for...

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Bash on Ubuntu on Windows

At Build 2016, Microsoft announced a series of updates reflecting the company’s commitment to support developers with their favorite tools, frameworks, and platforms, including open source technologies. One announcement welcomed by developers was the ability to run native Bash on Ubuntu on Windows. Based on feedback that developers would like Microsoft to make it easier to...

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Shibboleth and OpenLDAP: Azure Resource Manager Quick Start Templates

It will now be much easier to find and try Shibboleth and OpenLDAP identity solutions on Azure! The Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates for Shibboleth and OpenLDAP have passed validation and have been merged into the centralized Azure repository for all ARM templates. Please check the following URLs for ARM related templates on GitHub: Deploy...

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Astiostech: Growing Telephony Company Has Global Reach and Big Plans with Reliable, Open Azure

“Ubuntu is our favorite platform, and we were happy to see that it can be effortlessly deployed on Azure. In order to deploy our app into the virtual machine, we simply put in the script, and we have a full IP-PBX running for all users.” – Sanjay Willie, Chief Technology Officer, Astiostech Sdn. Bhd. Astiostech...

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