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Featured blog posts

Microsoft Research announces winners of the Open Source Challenge

May 5, 2016

Microsoft Research created an Open Source Challenge for students who want to solve interesting science or societal problems by using open source technologies. The impressive results are in!

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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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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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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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May 16–19, 2016

Austin, TX

There’s something for everyone at the biggest annual gathering of the open source community.

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July 10–14, 2016

Toronto, Canada

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June 19–21, 2016

Seattle, WA

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