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You’re invited to help us celebrate an unlikely pairing in open source

We are just days away from reaching a significant milestone for our team and the open source and...

Author: gianugo Date: 04/16/2013

It keeps on getting better – Hortonworks highlights native Windows support for Apache Hadoop

Any time you can open up a platform to more options for interoperability, it’s a great thing....

Author: gianugo Date: 03/13/2013

A collaborative snapshot of community-driven Web developer tools

Today Scott Guthrie blogged about new releases of Microsoft’s Web developer tools that reflect...

Author: gianugo Date: 02/18/2013

VM Depot repository off to a flying start

It's been just one month since Microsoft Open Technologies announced the early preview of VM Depot,...

Author: Ross Gardler Date: 02/10/2013

Git now fully supported and integrated into Team Foundation Service

Here is great news for open source developers: Brian Harry announced today at the Microsoft’s...

Author: gianugo Date: 01/30/2013

It's an exciting day for me

I've been involved with open source software for just shy of 15 years now. During that time I've...

Author: Ross Gardler Date: 01/28/2013

For your OSS image building and sharing pleasure … meet VM Depot from MS Open Tech

By Gianugo RabellinoSenior Director Open Source CommunitiesMicrosoft Open Technologies, Inc. As I...

Author: Doug Mahugh Date: 01/08/2013

Simplifying Big Data Interop – Apache Hadoop on Windows Server & Windows Azure

(This blog was originally posted on our Interoperability blog) As a proud member of the Apache...

Author: gianugo Date: 10/24/2012

TypeScript: an open and interoperable language

Today Microsoft announced the release of the TypeScript preview, a new open and interoperable...

Author: Olivier Bloch Date: 10/01/2012

MS Open Tech is hiring - come join the fun!

I can hardly believe it’s been almost four months since we announced the foundation of...

Author: gianugo Date: 08/13/2012

Windows Server Hyper-V is now a hypervisor for FreeBSD

As noted on the Openness@Microsoft blog this morning by Anandeep Pannu, Senior Program Manager for...

Author: Doug Mahugh Date: 08/09/2012

Meet the team that is collaborating on open source projects at the MS Open Tech Hub

From Jean Paoli Since we launched Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. (MS Open Tech) as a subsidiary,...

Author: gianugo Date: 07/19/2012

MS Open Tech @ OSCON 2012

If you’re at OSCON 2012 this week, drop by the Microsoft booth (#601) – we’d love...

Author: Doug Mahugh Date: 07/18/2012

Open Management Infrastructure (OMI) – open-source implementation of DMTF CIM/WBEM standards

Microsoft and The Open Group have announced the release of Open Management Infrastructure (OMI), an...

Author: Doug Mahugh Date: 06/29/2012

A New Milestone For Openness On Windows Azure

Today Bill Laing, Corporate VP for Server and Cloud, announced a very important set of Windows Azure...

Author: gianugo Date: 06/06/2012

OSBC 2012: Advancing Interoperability in the Cloud

At the Open Source Business Conference in San Francisco today, Sandy Gupta, the General Manager for...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 05/21/2012

FreeBSD to run as a first-class guest on Windows Server Hyper-V

Today, at BSDCan 2012, Microsoft and partners NetApp and Citrix announced upcoming native support...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 05/11/2012

Here’s to the first release from MS Open Tech: Redis on Windows

The past few weeks have been very busy in our offices as we announced the creation of Microsoft Open...

Author: Claudio Caldato Date: 04/26/2012

More news from MS Open Tech: announcing the open source Metro style theme for jQuery Mobile

Starting today, the Metro style theme for JQuery Mobile, the popular open source mobile user...

Author: Abu Obeida Date: 04/26/2012

Announcing one more way Microsoft will engage with the open source and standards communities

In case you missed it, I just wanted to flag this blog from Jean Paoli: I am really excited to be...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 04/12/2012

ASP.NET, Web API and ASP.NET Web Pages Open Sourced

More Open Source goodness from Microsoft today, with the announcement that we are open sourcing...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 03/27/2012

CodePlex now Supports Git

Great news for our CodePlex community: CodePlex now supports Git! Git has been one of the top rated...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 03/22/2012

New Interoperability Solutions for SQL Server 2012

I am excited to share some great news about how we are opening up the SQL Server data platform even...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 03/22/2012

Facebook C# SDK submitted to the Outercurve Foundation

I am pleased to announce another open source milestone as we continue to deliver on our commitment...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 03/20/2012

Update: Microsoft, Hadoop and Big Data

I’m really excited to be able to give you an update on our strategy and product roadmap for...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 02/28/2012

SAG Awards Drupal Website Moves to Windows Azure

The success of the recent Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards ceremony was buoyed by the move of its...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 02/24/2012

Microsoft's CQRS Journey Project to Take Community Contributions

My colleague Grigori Melnik has a great blog post about the CQRS Journey project, which aims to...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 02/24/2012

Open Source Plug-in Integrates Microsoft Live@edu with Moodle

As you know, educational institutions across the globe face the challenge of trying to meet...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 02/23/2012

Microsoft at Node Summit

We are excited to be attending and participating at Node Summit in San Francisco this week. Among...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 01/24/2012

Windows Azure Libraries for Java Available, including support for Service Bus

Good news for all you Java developers out there: I am happy to share with you the availability of...

Author: Ram Jeyaraman Date: 01/09/2012

Open Source OData Library for Objective-C Project Moves to Outercurve Foundation

As Microsoft continues to deliver on its commitment to Interoperability, I have good news on the...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 12/20/2011

Full Support for PhoneGap on Windows Phone is Now Complete!

Congratulations to all the people involved in the PhoneGap community for the recent release of...

Author: Abu Obeida Date: 12/19/2011

GigaSpaces shows Java + Windows Azure

Today Microsoft is hosting the Learn Windows Azure broadcast event to demonstrate how easy it is for...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 12/13/2011

Openness Update for Windows Azure

As Microsoft’s Senior Director of Open Source Communities, I couldn’t be happier to...

Author: gianugo Date: 12/12/2011

SQL Database Federations: Enhancing SQL to enable Data Sharding for Scalability in the Cloud

I am thrilled to announce the availability of a new specification called SQL Database Federations,...

Author: Ram Jeyaraman Date: 12/12/2011

Preview Release of the SQL Server ODBC Driver for Linux Hits the Streets

Microsoft's SQL Server team yesterday announced the availability of a preview release of the SQL...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 11/30/2011

jQuery Mobile Open Source Framework Support for Windows Phone

Hello web and mobile developers! As you probably noticed, jQuery Mobile version 1.0 was announced...

Author: Abu Obeida Date: 11/18/2011

First Stable Build of Node.js on Windows Released

Great news for all Node.js developers wanting to use Windows: today we reached an important...

Author: Claudio Caldato Date: 11/07/2011

Microsoft, Hadoop and Big Data

In a couple of weeks it will be my one year anniversary here at Microsoft and I couldn’t wish...

Author: gianugo Date: 10/12/2011

Open Source Community Participation at Think Tank Paris and Open World Forum

I recently returned from Paris, where I attended both the annual Open Source Think Tank and Open...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 10/04/2011

OpenNebula Clouds on Windows Server Hyper-V

More good news on Microsoft's commitment to Interoperability in the cloud: last week Sandy Gupta,...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 10/03/2011

Community Participation

I'm heading off to Paris this weekend to participate in the annual Open Source Think Tank and Open...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 09/16/2011

Microsoft and China's CS2C Sign Cross-Platform Collaboration Agreement

Microsoft today signed a collaboration agreement with China Standard Software Corporation (CS2C),...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 08/22/2011

Microsoft @ Oscon 2011: We have become more open, let’s work together!

Gianugo Rabellino, Microsoft’s Senior Director for Open Source Communities, just finished...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 07/27/2011

Windows Azure Supports NIST Use Cases using Java

We've been participating in creating a roadmap for adoption of cloud computing throughout the...

Author: Jas Sandhu Date: 07/01/2011

Microsoft working with Joyent and the Node community to bring Node.js to Windows

I am pleased to announce that Microsoft has joined Joyent and Ryan Dahl in their effort to make...

Author: Claudio Caldato Date: 06/23/2011

New SDK and Sample Kit demonstrates how to leverage the scalability of Windows Azure with PHP

From the floor of the PHP Tek Conference in Chicago, with my colleague Peter Laudati, we’re excited...

Author: Craig Kitterman Date: 05/26/2011

Expanding Interoperability to Community Linux

Microsoft announced today that, with immediate effect, it will support Windows Server2008 R2 Hyper-V...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 05/15/2011

The .Net Gadgeteer Goes Open Source

Today Microsoft Open Sourced the reference designs to the .Net Gadgeteer, a rapid prototyping,...

Author: Peter Galli Date: 05/02/2011

WordPress on Windows Azure: A discussion with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

I finally had the chance to sit down with Morten at MIX11 in Las Vegas last week to discuss the work...

Author: Craig Kitterman Date: 04/19/2011

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