Get your nomination in! Open Source on Azure Partner of the Year Award

The MPN Partner of the Year Awards are presented each year at Microsoft Inspire based on a self-nominating process by partners. This will be the third year that we name an Open Source on Azure Partner...


[Free webinar] How to optimize your data architecture with Hadoop on Azure

Microsoft and Hortonworks are collaborating to bring you a series of live webinars on Hadoop!  These are the first two webinars: Accelerating Big Data Collection for Azure Cloud (February 2017) and A...


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...


A winning cloud strategy for your Hadoop environment

Microsoft and Hortonworks are collaborating to bring you a series of live webinars on Hadoop!  The first one, Accelerating Big Data Collection for Azure Cloud, was held in February 2017. The second...


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...


Open Source highlights from Microsoft Ignite Australia 2017

Excitement filled the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre at Broadbeach, Queensland during the four-day Microsoft Ignite Australia event. Between 14 to 17 February 2017, #MSAUIgnite was...


Protecting innovation in the cloud with Azure IP Advantage

This month Microsoft announced the Microsoft Azure IP Advantage program. This new program is the industry’s most comprehensive protection against intellectual property (IP) risks, using...


A behind-the-scenes look at launching SQL Server on Linux

Last November, Microsoft announced the next release of the public preview of SQL Server on Linux and Windows. With that release, users could develop applications with SQL Server on Linux, Windows,...


Accelerating Big Data Collection for Azure Cloud - Live Webinar By Hortonworks and Microsoft

Microsoft and Hortonworks are collaborating on a series of live webinars. The series will feature four different webinars, with the first one to be held on 21 February 2017, 10AM (Singapore Time). The...


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...