Microsoft edged another step toward making Azure Service Fabric open source. The company released not the long-awaited Service Fabric source code but the next best thing: an official, supported release of Service Fabric on Linux. With Azure Service Fabric for Linux, customers can now provision Service Fabric clusters in Azure using Linux as the host operating system and deploy Java applications to Service Fabric clusters.
Microsoft is progressing in its cloud business and has reached a new milestone in their cloud enterprise. Microsoft has overtaken Salesforce to become the leading software as a service (SaaS) vendor despite a fragmented market, according to the latest note from Synergy Research. Other rivals in this subject include SAP, Oracle, Adobe, ADP, IBM, Workday, Intuit and Cisco, and Microsoft now successfully took the lead from Salesforce after tieing with them in Q1 at 14 percent, as reported by eWeek.