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Featured blog posts

Try popular open source technologies in "super human" labs

March 17, 2016

Feeling super human? The Azure team has created hands-on labs that let you try popular open source technologies in the Azure Marketplace, including Hortonworks, Chef, and Docker.

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Bash on Ubuntu on Windows

April 4, 2016

Microsoft built a new infrastructure within Windows—the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)— upon which runs a genuine Ubuntu user-mode image, provided by our great partners at Canonical, creators of Ubuntu Linux.

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Microsoft releases Edge’s Chakra JavaScript engine as open source

January 13, 2016

Microsoft released the key components of the Chakra JavaScript engine that powers Microsoft Edge as open source. The ChakraCore repository is available on GitHub and provides a fully supported and open source JavaScript engine, with the same characteristics as the Microsoft Edge Chakra engine.

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Professional certification for Linux on Azure

December 9, 2015

Microsoft announced the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Linux on Azure certification in partnership with the Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source.

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Azure Tour


20+ cities around the world

Azure Tour is a series of free technical training events designed to help you build your cloud skills. Whether you already know your way around the cloud, simply want to stay current, or are just getting started, Azure Tour is a great opportunity to learn about the latest IT trends and cloud technologies.

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2016 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

July 10–14, 2016

Toronto, Canada

Discover new solutions, innovations, and partnerships while expanding your professional network and landing new business opportunities.

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Microsoft Envision

April 4–6, 2016

New Orleans, Louisiana

Microsoft Envision is the place for business leaders to explore emerging trends, discover new solutions, and realize the opportunity to achieve more.

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