Use case: Modern Service Mesh with Consul on Azure (Part 2)

This is the second part of a two-part series introducing you to HashiCorp Consul on Azure. In the first part, we took a look at the service discovery properties of Consul and deployed a Consul…


Use case: Modern service discovery with Consul on Azure (Part 1)

Overview This two-part article introduces you to Consul, a service mesh solution from HashiCorp. In the first part, we will focus on its service discovery use case, frame the problem that Consul was…


Hacktoberfest: Tips for growing open source communities in October and beyond

For the last four years, DigitalOcean and GitHub have spearheaded Hacktoberfest, a month-long open source initiative that encourages people of all experience levels to contribute to open source…


Tutorial: Jenkins CI/CD to deploy an ASP.NET Core application to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

In this blogpost, we will show you how to provision a Jenkins virtual machine and setup a CI/CD pipeline to build an ASP.NET Core application stored in GitHub and deploy the application into Azure…


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…


We’re joining Hacktoberfest 2018

October 1 UPDATE: additional information on how to participate is now available here.  We’re excited to announce that we’re participating in this year’s Hacktoberfest! An annual celebration of all…


Securing Kubernetes workloads in hybrid settings with Aporeto

Centralized visibility and security for applications distributed on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) and private clouds Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) makes it simple to deploy a managed Kubernetes…


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…


How to process streams of data with Apache Kafka and Spark

Data is produced every second, it comes from millions of sources and is constantly growing. Have you ever thought how much data you personally are generating every day? Data: direct result of our…


Announcing Open Service Broker for Azure 1.0 and more community updates

A few months ago, we announced a preview of the Open Service Broker for Azure (OSBA), the simplest way to connect applications running in cloud native environments, like Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry,…