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Featured blog posts

Microsoft and Red Hat open up the cloud for customers

November 4, 2015

Microsoft and Red Hat announced an exciting partnership that will help customers embrace hybrid cloud computing and provide greater choice and flexibility for customers who want to deploy Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure.

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HDInsight on Linux

October 23, 2015

Microsoft recently announced the general availability of HDInsight on Linux. As one of the fastest growing services in Azure, HDInsight gives you the breadth of the Hadoop ecosystem in a managed service that’s monitored and supported by Microsoft.

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Docker Swarm clusters on Azure

October 12, 2015

Docker Swarm provides native clustering capabilities to turn a group of Docker engines into a single, virtual Docker Engine. With these pooled resources, you can scale out your application as if it were running on a single, huge computer. Check out new resources that make creating Docker Swarm clusters on Azure as simple as a few clicks.

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Open source software took center stage at AzureCon

October 2, 2015

From big product announcements to customer and partner stories, Azure’s support for open source software took center stage at AzureCon. If you missed the live sessions, or simply want to re-watch or share, read this recap of the key open source related sessions and announcements that are viewable on-demand.

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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 clouds 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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April 4-7, 2016

New Orleans, Louisiana

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

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