Debunking Azure Myths: Linux and Microsoft Azure don’t work well together

A lot of myths and misinformation is out there about what you can do with Microsoft Azure and what using Azure is like. I figured it was time to debunk some of these myths by talking to the engineering team to see what they have to say.

MYTH: Linux and Microsoft Azure don’t work well together

People say Microsoft and Linux / OSS workloads don’t work well together – kinda like oil and water. With just over 20% of compute workloads running in Azure IaaS being Linux workloads, I knew this was not the case. I tracked down Tom Hauberger, Senior PM on the Azure IaaS team to see what he had to say.

Check out the Linux documentation page on Azure.com for all sorts of resources on how to run Linux and OSS workloads on Azure.

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