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Windows Azure now supports Juju for Ubuntu

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Canonical working with Microsoft announced today (9/17/2013) the Juju fully supports deploying service on Ubuntu into Windows Azure. Juju provides an intuitive GUI for designing and deploying applications into Windows Azure.
From today’s news release which can be read here

Latest Ubuntu Certified images for all supported Ubuntu releases are currently available on Windows Azure, delivered with fast, highly available local archives to keep you up to date. With Juju support on Windows Azure, users can deploy more than 100 services (Juju Charms) onto Windows Azure Ubuntu instances.
Canonical is also currently running a competition which lets contestants configure and build their cloud infrastructure to win cash prizes. Simply deploy your infrastructure on Windows Azure, share your solution using Juju export, and you could take home one of the prizes! Details are available on the Charm Championship homepage.
Juju is an open source project.  For information on getting started with the Juju client on Windows Azure, head over to juju.ubuntu.com/install

Who says Windows Azure isn’t open? If you need a Windows Azure subscription, here is the link for a free trial.

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Ryan Duclos is a Lead Technical Consultant and CSM for Perficient, Inc. (PRFT), where he is passionate about Microsoft development utilizing the .Net Framework, SQL Server, and Microsoft Azure technologies. Ryan was a 2014 Microsoft MVP for Microsoft Azure. He lives and works in LA (Lower Alabama!) and loves spending time with his family, as well as being a Community Influencer for Microsoft. Ryan also a passion for Disc Golf and CrossFit! Ryan is a board member for the Lower Alabama .NET User Group and is also involved with the Pensacola SQL Server User Group, as well as other technical communities in his region. In addition, Ryan is a frequent speaker at numerous Code Camps, SQL Saturday & User Group events.

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