Since 2016, Windows has been shipping with a built in Linux Kernel. This (not so) hidden kernel is targeted for towards people who need to run Windows and Linux side by side.
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.
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).
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.
Not having access to DNS server can be hard...
There are several ways to start using Docker. You can either install it on your local workstation or use one of several Cloud services to run Docker. There are even online courses of Docker that provides you with the while environment needed to learn and experiment with. For now I am only going to concentrate on installation on local workstations. These g...