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If you manage Linux machines in Azure cloud, WSL provides a fine bridge between these two platforms.

Windows Subsystem for Linux: A Bridge Between Two Platforms

Windows 10 accounts for roughly 42 percent of market share, according to the latest figures from StatCounter. It’s also the the most commonly used platform by developers, followed by Linux. That’s a huge market. On the other side of the spectrum are data centers, servers, private and public clouds...
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Microsoft Announces General Availability of Azure App Service on Linux and Web App for Containers

Microsoft recently announced the availability of Azure App Service running on Linux and support for Web App for Containers. With this recent news, Microsoft is expanding its developer reach by providing more options for developers when bringing their apps and technology stacks to Azure. When...
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Microsoft cloud
In her Open Source Summit NA keynote presentation, Microsoft's Julia Liuson provides an insider view of how open source and the cloud intersect at Microsoft.

How Open Source Contributes to Microsoft's Cloud Strategy

This article was sponsored by Microsoft and written by Linux.com. Julia Liuson, Corporate Vice President of Developer Tools & Services at Microsoft, says Microsoft’s support for open source is evolving in every dimension. In this interview, ahead of her Open Source Summit North America keynote...
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How Microsoft Deployed Kubernetes to Speed Testing of SQL Server 2017 on Linux

When the Microsoft SQL Server team started working on supporting Linux for SQL Server 2017, their entire test infrastructure was, naturally enough, on Windows Server (using virtual machines deployed on Azure). Instead of simply replicating that environment for Linux, they used Azure Container...
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Gebi Liang
Gebi Liang, Partner Director of Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise China Cloud Incubation Center, speaks at LinuxCon China.

Innovating With Open Source: Microsoft’s Story

This article was sponsored by Microsoft and written by Linux.com. After much anticipation, LinuxCon, ContainerCon and Cloud Open China is finally here. Some of the world’s top technologists and open source leaders are gathering at the China National Convention Center in Beijing to discover and...
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Microsoft Will Offer 3 Flavors of Linux in the Windows Store

Microsoft made headlines at last year's Build developer conference when it announced that it would build support for the Bash shell and Ubuntu Linux binaries directly into Windows 10. Doing so enables devs to run command-line tools while building apps as well as allows power users to run limited...
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Arunesh Chandra at Node.js Interactive
Arunesh Chandra, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft, introduced ChakraCore and how it fits into the larger Node ecosystem at Node.js Interactive.

Time-Travel Debugging with ChakraCore and Node.js

ChakraCore is the Core part of Microsoft Edge's JavaScript Engine as used in Windows 10. It’s a standalone JavaScript engine in its own right but does not include bindings and the API for Windows because this is provided by a larger framework, Chakra. Arunesh Chandra, Senior Program Manager at...
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SQL Server on Linux Signals Microsoft's Changing Development Landscape

As 2016 comes to a close, Microsoft is keeping SQL Server users busy with fresh announcements and new releases. SQL Server on Linux, now in public preview, brings together Microsoft and Linux in a way that would have been unimaginable until recently. SearchSQLServer talked with SQL Server expert...
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This Week in Open Source News: Challenging the Microsoft Challengers, Fedora 25 Makes Linux Easy, & More

This week in open source and Linux news, Steven J. Vaughan-NIchols challenges the critics of the new Linux Foundation-Microsoft membership news, Fedora 25 is easy for newbies to use, and more. Keep reading for all the latest top OSS news! 1) Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols challenges the Microsoft...
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Microsoft joins The Linux Foundation
I was honored to join Scott Guthrie, executive VP of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise Group, at the Connect(); developer event in New York on Nov. 16, 2016.

Microsoft Steps Up Its Commitment to Open Source

Today The Linux Foundation is announcing that we’ve welcomed Microsoft as a Platinum member. I’m honored to join Scott Guthrie, executive VP of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise Group, at the Connect(); developer event in New York and expect to be able to talk more in the coming months about how we’...
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