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...


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...


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,...


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...


Hybrid cloud monitoring is easy with Microsoft OMS

Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) is Microsoft’s cloud-based IT management solution that helps you manage and protect your on-premises and cloud infrastructure. Since OMS is...


Free Webinar - Build your hybrid cloud with Red Hat and Microsoft

Join Harold Wong (Technical Evangelist, Global ISV Developer Experience, Microsoft) and Scott Simmons (Technical Product Marketing Manager, Certified Cloud and Service Provider Program, Red Hat) on 7...


Updates to HDInsight tools for IntelliJ and Eclipse now available

HDInsight is Microsoft Azure’s managed Hadoop-as-a-service. It is the only fully-managed cloud Hadoop offering that provides optimized open source analytic clusters for Spark, Hive, MapReduce,...


Register for free cloud trainings in a city near you

Around the world in 2017, Microsoft is hosting a series of free, two-day technical trainings for IT professionals and developers, connecting them with experts who build and manage Microsoft cloud...


Now available: Microsoft R Server 9.0 with support for Spark 2.0

This week Microsoft released Microsoft R Server (MRS) version 9.0, built on top of the latest open source R engine. This release has several exciting new capabilities, best-of-breed machine learning...


Elevate your skills to the cloud with new Azure trainings

Forrester predicts that the global cloud market will accelerate faster in 2017, up from just $87 billion in 2015 to $146 billion in 2017, “as enterprises around the world look to the cloud to power...