Using Virtual Machines and Containers for Community Development

Open source when viewed as a software development model is all about the community. Code is, of course, critical to the success of a project,...
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High-performance SequoiaDB available to developers worldwide via VM Depot

SequoiaDB is an open source, distributed NoSQL document database, created by the Chinese software company of the same name. A set of NoSQL database benchmark...
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Salt: How and Where You Host is up to You

Salt is a configuration management system that can be used to manage Microsoft Azure virtual machines (nodes). Salt ensures these nodes are in a known...
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Using Packer with Hyper-V and Microsoft Azure

Packer is a tool for creating identical machine images, that is static units containing pre-configured operating systems and application software. With Microsoft open technologies latest contributions to the...
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Ruby Developers can now use Fog to Manage Microsoft Azure Services

Fog is an open source "cloud abstraction" library written in Ruby. It allows Ruby developers to write their applications against a single API and then port to different...
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Vagrant Azure Provider is now Platform Independent

The Vagrant community has been happily using the Vagrant Azure Provider to deploy Vagrant boxes to Microsoft Azure for a while now. However, in order...
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Ubuntu + Docker Azure Marketplace Entry Streamlines Docker Containers on Microsoft Azure

When Microsoft originally started working with Docker, our primary objective was to make it simple. We wanted to make it as easy as possible to...
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