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Microsoft Linux Conference: A Historic Event for Open Source Enthusiasts

Microsoft Linux Conference: A Historic Event for Open Source Enthusiasts

Microsoft has announced its first-ever Linux conference, which will take place on March 10-11, 2020 in Redmond, Washington. The event, dubbed Microsoft Linux Conference (MLC), is aimed at bringing together developers, administrators, and users of Linux and other open source technologies on the Microsoft platform.

First-Ever Microsoft Linux Conference Announced for March 10-11, 2020

The conference will feature keynote speeches from Microsoft executives and prominent Linux community leaders, as well as technical sessions, workshops, and networking opportunities. Some of the topics that will be covered include:

  • How to run Linux workloads on Azure and Windows Server

  • How to use Visual Studio Code and other Microsoft tools for Linux development

  • How to leverage Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and Windows Terminal for a seamless Linux experience on Windows 10

  • How to contribute to and benefit from Microsoft's open source projects such as .NET Core, PowerShell, VS Code, and more

  • How to collaborate with the Linux Foundation and other open source organizations on common goals and challenges

The conference is free to attend, but registration is required. Space is limited, so interested participants are encouraged to register as soon as possible. More information about the event can be found on the official website:

Microsoft Linux Conference is a historic event that reflects Microsoft's commitment to embracing and supporting open source technologies. It is also a great opportunity for Linux enthusiasts to learn from and connect with Microsoft experts and peers. Don't miss this chance to be part of this exciting event!

Some of the speakers that will be featured at the Microsoft Linux Conference include:

  • Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, who will share his vision for the future of Microsoft and open source

  • Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of the Linux Foundation, who will discuss the state of Linux and open source in 2020 and beyond

  • Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President of Cloud and AI at Microsoft, who will showcase the latest innovations and best practices for running Linux on Azure

  • Miguel de Icaza, Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft and founder of Mono and Xamarin, who will demonstrate how to build cross-platform applications with .NET Core and Visual Studio Code

  • Rich Turner, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft, who will explain how to use WSL and Windows Terminal to run Linux commands and tools on Windows 10

In addition to the speakers, the conference will also feature a panel discussion with representatives from various Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Fedora, SUSE, and Debian. They will share their insights and experiences on working with Microsoft and the Linux community.

The conference will also have an expo hall where attendees can interact with sponsors and exhibitors from various companies and organizations that offer products and services related to Linux and open source. Some of the sponsors include Red Hat, Canonical, VMware, Intel, IBM, and more.

The Microsoft Linux Conference is a unique opportunity for anyone who is interested in Linux and open source to learn from and network with experts and peers from Microsoft and the Linux community. Whether you are a developer, administrator, or user of Linux or other open source technologies on the Microsoft platform, you will find something valuable and interesting at this event. Don't miss this chance to be part of history and register today! e0e6b7cb5c


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