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Build 2016

Microsoft joins the Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, announced that Microsoft has joined the organization at a Platinum member during Microsoft’s Connect(); developer event in New York. From cloud computing and networking to gaming, Microsoft has steadily increased its engagement in open source projects and communities. The company is currently […]

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SQL Server on Linux

SQL Server to Also Run on Linux

Microsoft has announced the plans and roadmap to bring SQL Server to Linux as well. This will enable SQL Server to deliver a consistent data platform across Windows Server and Linux, as well as on-premises and cloud. The core relational database capabilities are in preview as of March 8th 2016, and are targeting general availability […]

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Linux

Red Hat Enterprise Linux available on Azure

Customers can deploy on-demand Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) instances from the Azure Marketplace, where now more than 60% of the images are Linux-based. Since November 2015 joint Red Hat partnership announcement, Azure customers have been able to migrate their Red Hat subscriptions to Microsoft Azure. The RHEL release provides customers with even greater choice and […]

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Linux

Linux on Azure certification

Microsoft Corp. announced the creation of a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Linux on Azure certification. Created in conjunction with the Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, this certification represents one more important step in broadening the technology integration between Microsoft and the open source community. The Linux on Azure […]

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