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).
Since the release of .NET Core, it is almost a child's play to run .NET on other platform then Windows. With .NET Core one can officially target Windows, Linux and even macOS. But with docker you can run .NET Core on (almost) anything.
In the beginning of May, we had //build conference. We announced a lot of Open Source projects on Day 1. We also showcased several solutions built on top of OSS.
Azure is the perfect could platform for running Open Source either as Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) or Platform as a Service (PaaS) workloads.
Today I had the honor to speak at the Azure Dublin meetup. I covered basics of why Azure is relevant when running anything other than Microsoft stack.
Over the years Microsoft has released several tools for developers under an open source license.
Microsoft started working with the Open Source community as early as 2005. Since then we have come a long way.
Over the last number of years, people have frequently been encountering terms like Linux, Red Hat, Ubuntu, MySQL, etc. Now Microsoft has defined the term 'OSS' to refer to all of these products.
Recent changes in the web space, and behavior from Google is not only getting on my nerves, but may be ultimately really bad for the web in the long term.
Not having access to DNS server can be hard...
The other day I was playing around with .NET Core, I decided to provision a Ubuntu Server Core and play around with .NET Core on Ubuntu.