HashiCorp Vault speaks Azure Active Directory

As an increasing number of customers move to the cloud, including multi-cloud and hybrid environments, securing infrastructure at scale emerges as one of the key challenges. There are many components…


Automate more Azure resources with Ansible 2.5 and Galaxy

Recently, Microsoft announced several key improvements to the developer experience when using Ansible on Azure, including Ansible in Azure Cloud Shell and Ansible extension in Visual Studio Code.…


Open Source Weekly: Azure SDK for Go v15, Python in VS Code, and more

3-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?…


New "Designing Distributed Systems" O'Reilly e-book, available for free download

Without established design patterns to guide them, developers have had to build distributed systems from scratch, and most of these systems are very unique. Today, the increasing use of containers…


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?…


Open Source Weekly: Azure Service Fabric goes open source, new Open Source Show, and more

2-minute read + demos Check out the below recap of this week’s open source related product announcements, popular docs, and demos from around Microsoft. Anything else you’d like to hear about? Let us…


Open Source Weekly: VSCode Python updates, Helm Summit learnings, and more

4-minute read + demos The February release of Visual Studio Code, our free and open source code editor, includes significant updates for Python devs, including added support for pipenv/pyenv and a…


How startup Beco built its IoT cloud on Azure

Beco, a Boston-based startup, is changing the way commercial real estate is managed, all while making the experience of living and working in a commercially managed property a lot more convenient and…


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Open Source Weekly: Updated Quantum SDK, deep learning for autonomous driving, and more

4-minute read + demos This week Microsoft released updates to our Quantum Development Kit, including support for macOS and Linux, additional open source libraries, and interoperability with Python.…


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Now on GitHub: The Autonomous Driving Cookbook from Microsoft

At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. That’s why I’m happy to present the Autonomous Driving Cookbook which is now available on GitHub.…