Tutorial: Automate infrastructure and deployment on Azure using Jenkins and Ansible

Both Ansible and Jenkins are powerful open source automation tools. Using Ansible, you can provision virtual machines, containers, network and complete cloud infrastructures on Azure. In addition,…


13 things to look for at SpringOne Platform

It is going to be a crazy week for sure! On September 24th, Microsoft will be present at SpringOne Platform in Washington D.C. to share the latest and greatest news about Java and Spring cloud-native…


Join Pivotal and Microsoft for the European JUG Tour

Photo credit: @ashleymcnamara In October, as a continuation of our upcoming Microsoft Ignite and Pivotal SpringOne Platform events, I’ll be hitting the road with four outstanding Pivotal developer…


OSCON 2017. Photo credit: O'Reilly Media

Celebrating OSCON’s 20th anniversary

We’re in Portland this week for OSCON’s return to the City of Roses (or Beervana, depending on who you ask) to celebrate the ground-breaking event’s 20th birthday. Some of Microsoft’s 3,000 open…


Tutorial: Immutable infrastructure for Azure, using VSTS, Terraform, Packer and Ansible

This is part 2 of a 2-part series on CI/CD for "infrastructure as code" on Azure. In part 1, we covered a basic pipeline building application and provisioning infrastructure codified as Terraform…


Tutorial: CI/CD for Azure using Terraform, Ansible and VSTS

This is part 1 of a 2-part series demonstrating how to continuously build and deploy Azure infrastructure for the applications running on Azure. The first article will show how open source tools,…


Deploying a Java application on Azure Container Service and Cosmos DB

Introduction Bitnami was recently invited to speak at a few Azure Meetups and we took that as an opportunity to demonstrate something cool. We love our partnership with Microsoft and are doing tons…


Open Source Weekly: Container-native developer experiences and more

3-minute read + demos Check out the below recap of this week’s open source related community news, product announcements, popular docs, and demos from around Microsoft. Anything else you’d like to…


Open Source Weekly: New Python support, enterprise-scale Git, and more

Docs.microsoft.com is home to thousands of pages of documentation, from Apache to Zendesk.  For technical documentation, API reference, code examples, quickstarts, and tutorials on you’re favorite…


Open Source Weekly #4

Did you know that docs.microsoft.com is home to thousands of pages of documentation, from A to X (ASP.NET to Xamarin)? For technical documentation, API reference, code examples, quickstarts, and…