Jose Miguel Parrella

José Miguel is an open source enthusiast and part of the Microsoft Azure team. For the last 10 years he has been developing enterprise-grade open source solutions for customers and partners in the Americas. He was a lead architect of Canaima 2.0 - the Venezuelan Linux distribution, a Debian Developer, published author and is a regular speaker in open source events across the world.

Announcing the availability of N|Solid in the Azure Marketplace

As part of Microsoft’s vision for Node.js in the cloud, we’re excited to announce the availability of N|Solid in the Azure Marketplace. N|Solid is a 100% compatible Node.js runtime, that has been...


Azure CLI 2.0 now generally available

This week Microsoft announced the general availability Azure CLI 2.0, including the vm, acs, storage and network commands. These commands provide a rich interface for a large array of use cases, from...


Clear Linux* OS now available in the Azure Marketplace

Microsoft recently announced the availability of Clear Linux* OS for Intel Architecture in the Azure Marketplace. Clear Linux OS is a free, open source Linux distribution built from the ground up for...


Now available: FreeBSD in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Microsoft announced the availability of FreeBSD 10.3 as a ready-made virtual machine (VM) image in the Azure Marketplace. Users can now quickly bring-up a FreeBSD VM in Azure and in the event they...


Now available in preview: R Server inside Azure HDInsight

This week at Strata + Hadoop World, Microsoft announced the availability of R Server inside Azure HDInsight, Microsoft’s managed Hadoop-as-a-service part of Azure Data Lake. R is a very popular...


Now on GitHub: Windows Azure Pack Connector

Today the Microsoft IT team released the Windows Azure Pack Connector, a solution for Azure Pack, that provides a “single pane of glass” virtual machine (VM) administration experience, where users...


Microsoft and Docker deliver container innovation for the enterprise

Now available: Azure Container Service preview

In today’s cloud-first world, businesses increasingly rely on applications to fuel innovation and productivity. We are seeing more and more technologies that are specifically designed for the cloud...


Making R the Enterprise Standard for Cross-Platform Analytics

Last year Microsoft acquired Revolution Analytics, the leading commercial provider of software and services for R, an open source, statistical programming language that’s widely used for statistical...


Available Now: Technical Preview of Microsoft Azure Stack

The first Technical Preview of Microsoft Azure Stack, the only hybrid cloud platform that is consistent with a leading public cloud, is live today. Born from Azure, Azure Stack helps organizations...


Updates to Node.js SDK for Azure Mobile Apps

Last fall, Microsoft announced the first alpha release for the Node.js SDK for Azure App Service Mobile Apps. Since then, the Azure team has been busy enhancing the SDK with user feedback, to make it...