Open source software on Azure
From Node.js to Ubuntu, bring your favourite open source software tools and technologies to Azure and open up the possibilities.
We are open on GitHub
Documentation, SDKs and code samples are open source.
Pull, push and commit to contribute on GitHub.
Azure offers Enterprise-grade support for all popular Linux distributions. Run existing and new business-critical workloads in the cloud with Azure Marketplace.
Experience FREE ready-to-go-environments with Azure Test Drives
OpenShift Container Platform brings application development and IT operations teams together in order to modernise applications, accelerate development processes and deliver new services faster.Test drive Red Hat OpenShift
Need a mobile backend?
Azure has your mobile backend needs covered with Parse Server. Use the Azure Services Marketplace template and easily deploy a Parse Server with a suite of pre-integrated Azure services. Learn more about the new services now available to you with Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Notification Hubs and Azure App Service.
Get started with Docker on Azure
Want to learn 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.
Corey Sanders, Director of Program Management on the Microsoft Azure Compute team announces the NEW release of Debian image in our Marketplace as well as walking us through…
Azure Container Service is a new service that provides a managed cluster of Docker hosts on which you can deploy your applications. This short video shows how a developer m…
Why wait? Give Azure a try using ready-to-go code samples for Node.js, PHP and Java.
Open source software case studies
How Siemens uses Node.js, MongoDb, Linux and more their technologies on Azure.
Canadian open source developer Zilyo builds a thriving business from the cloud.
Equafy and Azure enable a cross-browser testing platform to start and scale in seconds.
In Costa Rican earthquake aftermath, Teletica and Azure provide a fast, scalable, interoperable solution for web traffic surge.