Aidan Finn shows you how to create a new web app using Azure App Services, the PaaS alternative to running web services on virtual machines.
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith looks at Microsoft SQL Server 2017 being available for the first time on Windows, Linux, and Docker and what this means for DevOps and database admins.
Aidan Finn shares a summary of the improvements to the Azure virtual machine and related services and features announced at the Microsoft Ignite 2017 conference.
Microsoft’s Ignite conference kicks off next week and here is what you should be looking for at the big event.
Microsoft and Red Hat are deepening their relationship to make it easier to run containers in your environment regardless of the operating system.
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith looks in detail at the mechanics of how Linux containers will be supported in Windows Server 2016.
Microsoft is enabling new support for Linux technology on Windows Server including Bash support and native Linux containers.
Microsoft has announced that they are bringing more flavors of Linux to Windows 10 and that the features will be installable from the Windows Store.
If you are a developer and are using the Windows Subsystem for Linux, you have a new tool at your disposal, Suse.
Microsoft PowerShell on Linux and macOS—yes, it’s now open source. If you think the world’s gone mad, you might be right. For die-hard Linux-heads, it’s never going to replace Bash, Perl or Python. But for Microsoft-centric dev/ops types, it promises to be a wonderful widget in the toolbag. Especially as more workloads move to “the cloud.”
Microsoft has released a version of PowerShell that will run on Linux, Jeff Hicks takes a closer look at this version of the powerful task-based command-line shell and scripting language.
Microsoft’s choice to embrace Linux inside of Azure is continuing to pay dividends as its usage expands with software made by other vendors.
For fans of Linux who have been holding out that ‘next year’ will be the time Linux overtakes Windows, it may be closer than you think.