OData v4.0 and OData JSON Format v4.0 approved as OASIS Standards

Ram Jeyaraman, co-Chair of the OASIS OData Technical Committee, and Senior Standards Professional, Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. Brian Benz, Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. I am excited and proud to share the news that Open Data Protocol (OData) version 4.0 and OData JSON Format version 4.0 have been approved as OASIS Standards by…

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VM Depot Crosses Another Milestone

In January of last year, Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. (MS Open Tech) launched VM Depot- a community-managed repository of open source virtual machine images for deployment on Microsoft Azure. The vision we articulated for this repository is that it be a place where “the community can build, deploy and share their favorite Linux configuration, create custom open…

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Corona SDK coming to Windows devices thanks to open source ANGLE project

Corona SDK, the popular mobile 2D platform made by Corona Labs, now offers closed beta support for Windows Phone 8. Microsoft Open Technologies helped the Corona Labs team integrate the ANGLE project into Corona SDK to add support for Windows Phone 8. This allows the more than 300,000 developers using Corona SDK today to easily…

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Oracle Database, WebLogic Server and JDK are now Generally Available on Windows Azure

Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc, is pleased to share the news that select Oracle Software is now Generally Available on Windows Azure and Windows Server Hyper-V. This means that Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. and Oracle now provide best in class, end to end support for customers running Oracle software on Windows Azure and Windows Server Hyper-V….

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Vagrant Supports Hyper-V "Out-of-the-box"

Our code providing Hyper-V support to Vagrant has been included in the latest Vagrant 1.5 release, and so users need not install Hyper-V support separately. Mitchell Hashimoto, creator of Vagrant and Founder of HashiCorp, said “This is an example of why Vagrant is open source. Our users asked for Hyper-V support and MS Open Tech stepped up…

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Tutorial: Finding Virtual Machine Images for Windows Azure in VM Depot

For users of VM Depot, our repository of community managed Virtual Machines for Azure, we have added significant enhancements to the search feature of the website. With this expanded search capability, it is now easier than ever to find an open source, Linux-based, virtual machine for Windows Azure. Search and you shall find Basic search…

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Using Chef to Manage Windows Azure Resources

Chef is an open source DevOps tool built to address hard IT infrastructure challenges. The team at Microsoft Open Technologies Inc. (MS Open Tech) has been hard at work collaborating with Chef the company to enhance Windows Azure resource management capabilities. The latest knife-azure release (v1.2.2) brings a number of bug fixes and some important…

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Android and Java Developers: MS Open Tech has a SignalR SDK for You!

Today, Microsoft Open Technologies is releasing a SignalR software development kit for Android/Java developers. This SDK, available to the open source community on GitHub will give Java and Android developers the opportunity to add real-time functionality to their Java and Android client apps. To learn more, read MS Open Tech’s post.

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