Category: Open Source

Azure CLI 1.0 vs 2.0 Compared, Installation and Usage

The Azure CLI is the cross-platform, command-line tool for managing resources in Microsoft Azure. Microsoft recently released the Azure CLI 2.0 and the commands start with “az” instead of “azure” like Azure CLI 1.0. This […]

MCSA: Linux on Azure Certification

Among the various Microsoft MCSA certification, the MCSA: Linux on Azure is certainly a little of it’s own league. This is the only Microsoft certification that requires a Linux Foundation certification in order to earn. […]

LFCS: Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator Certification

The Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) certification from The Linux Foundation is a full Linux certification for verifying and validating your Linux Operating System skills. Linux is the #1 operating system for web servers, […]

OSS Spotlight: Swagger

There have been a few approaches to make sharing and consuming Web Services easier over the years. Many developers have worked with WSDL and SOAP services, as they were extremely popular in the early 2000’s […]

PowerShell now Open Source AND Cross-Platform! Linux, macOS, Windows

Windows PowerShell the new Shell (first released in 2006) for Windows that provides the ability to implement Task Automation, and Configuration Management via a Command-Line Shell and PowerShell scripting language built on the .NET Framework. […]

Super Human: Learn Azure Get a Free Drone

Who doesn’t want a free drone / quadcopter? “Let’s face it, you’re SUPER HUMAN” The tryazuremarketplace.com website currently has a bunch of FREE Azure Marketplace Labs you can do virtually (online from anywhere). Once you complete a […]

Azure Marketplace: FreeBSD 10.3

Over the last couple years Microsoft has been working to make FreeBSD a first class VM guest on Hyper-V. One of the primary reasons to work on this effort was to be able to enable […]

Azure Marketplace: BlogEngine.NET

BlogEngine.NET is an Open Source, ASP.NET blogging engine. It can easily be hosted on any Windows Server running IIS. In addition to this, BlogEngine.NET is available within the Azure Marketplace. The Azure Marketplace offers the […]

Tutorial: Create Minecraft Server in Azure on an Ubuntu VM

Setting up a Minecraft server generally takes a bit of work from installing the Operating System, installing Java, to setting up the Minecraft Server to run itself. This is all in addition to putting some […]

Azure Marketplace: WordPress

WordPress is an Open Source blogging platform that’s been around since 2003. It’s the most widely used blogging platform in the world. In addition to hosting your blog at WordPress.com or self hosting in an […]