Microsoft has one of the largest developer base for its technologies. Microsoft Azure becomes the default choice of cloud platform when migrating the applications developed in Microsoft technologies.
In addition Microsoft has provided best-in-class infrastructure, tools and solutions to run applications developed using open source and other proprietary technologies like PHP, Java etc. The Azure SDK provides API for various services automation like CDN, Web Jobs, Load Balancing, Traffic Management etc. Azure HDInsight, Machine Learning and Search are perfect solutions from Microsoft for your big data challenges.