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Azure offers Enterprise-grade support for all popular Linux distributions. Run existing and new business-critical workloads in the cloud with Azure Marketplace.

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OpenShift Container Platform brings application development and IT operations teams together in order to modernise applications, accelerate development processes, and deliver new services faster.

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Ansible Tower by Red Hat helps organisations scale IT automation and manage complex deployments across physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures.

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Learn how to manage your Parse dashboard on GitHub

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Building web and mobile apps has never been easier with Azure App Service, which supports Node.js, PHP, Python and Java.

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Want to learn about or brush up on a new technology? Give Docker a try – we have the tools to help you out.


Discover how to make the most of open-source software with informational videos on Docker, HDInsight and more.

Siemens Healthineers leverages technology to connect medical devices to the cloud through Azure Container Service (AKS).

Tyler Croy, Director of Evangelism at CloudBees and Jenkins project board member, speaks at the 2nd edition of Azure OpenDev, a live community-focused series of technical d…

Christoph Wurm, Principal Solutions Architect at Elastic, speaks at the 2nd edition of Azure OpenDev, a live community-focused series of technical demonstrations centered a…

Open-source software case studies

How Siemens uses Node.js, MongoDb, Linux and more of their technologies on Azure.

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Canadian open-source developer Zilyo builds a thriving business from the cloud.

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Equafy and Azure enable a cross-browser testing platform to start and scale in seconds.

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In the Costa Rican earthquake aftermath, Teletica and Azure provide a fast, scalable, interoperable solution for web traffic surge.

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