Today I had a session on Virtual Azure Community Day. I covered basics of how to run SQL Server for Linux, and also some advance HA scenarios.
Just like you can run a .NET Console application in a Docker Container, you can also run a ASP.NET Core application in a Docker Container. I think .NET Core might even be a better candidate for containerization.
Docker is getting very popular. It is also endorsed by Microsoft as the defacto container platform.
Got an opportunity to talk on Lighthouse Roadshow Dublin edition. In the second session me and a colleague discussed how easy it is to run and monitor Kubernetes in Azure.
Got an opportunity to talk on Lighthouse Roadshow Dublin edition. In the first session me and a colleague discussed how Microsoft has embraced Open Source, and how Microsoft is supporting Kubernetes, DevOps and Open Source.
In the second session at TechX Dublin me and a colleague spoke about leveraging Kubernetes in Azure PaaS.
Today I had the honor to speak at the SQL Ireland User Group. I covered basics of how to run SQL Server for Linux on Azure, and also some very advance scenarios.
When running is single instance of SQL Server is not enough, and you have always on demand from business, even during a failure. SQL Server Always On availability group to the rescue.
Running a single instance of SQL might not what you want, but it is a start. And you still have Hight Availability.
Running SQL Server for Linux locally is just fine, but what about in Azure?
For the latest project I worked on, I decided to test SQL Server 2017 for Linux.
Late 2017 I saw a post by Scott Hanselman on running Linux Containers on Windows (LCOW), without using MobyVM (a full, but headless VM in Hyper-V).