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Best practices for Azure Container Instances (ACI) with GitHub Actions

Azure Container Instances (ACI) allow for a quick, simple, and cost effective way to run serverless containers in production. ACI is generally available and is for hosting serverless containerized workloads, including ETL pipelines, serverless batch jobs, and API microservices. Come ... continue reading
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What's the difference between Azure Security Center, Azure Defender and Azure Sentinel?

It's common to have a pre-defined perspective when you hear the word "security". Some people think of applications being configured correctly or insecure coding practices. Some people think of identity concepts like password spray attacks, phishing or multi factor authentication ... continue reading
OPS113: From WS2008 to Azure with containers – An Ops view

OPS113: From WS2008 to Azure with containers – An Ops view

IT Pros around the globe are trying to figure out how to modernize existing applications. End of Support for Windows Server 2008, how to move applications to the cloud, and how to leverage new technologies such as Kubernetes have become ... continue reading
Create a new Docker Container Image using Windows Admin Center

Modernize Windows Server Apps on Microsoft Azure using Containers with Windows Admin Center and AKS!

Today we are looking at how you can modernize Windows Server Apps on Microsoft Azure using Containers with Windows Admin Center and Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). We will see how we can create a new custom Docker container image using ... continue reading

Code to Cloud with VS Code and Docker

After a quick demo of working with Docker images in Visual Studio, Paul Yuknewicz shows Scott Hanselman how the Docker for Visual Studio Code extension makes it easy for you to build, debug, and diagnose containerized apps. Paul will also ... continue reading
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Set up Azure Shell locally – part 2

Hello Folks, In my last post I discussed how you can run the managed image that the Azure Cloud Shell is based on locally. It allows you to leverage the Azure Shell managed environment without being subject to the limitations ... continue reading
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Setup Azure Shell locally of on a local network – part 2

Hello Folks, In my last post I discussed how you can run the managed image that the Azure Cloud Shell is based on locally. It allows you to leverage the Azure Shell managed environment without being subject to the limitations ... continue reading
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How to setup and run Azure Cloud Shell locally

Hello folks, Lately I’ve been building and tearing down complete environments in Azure to test and record demos. To do that I’ve been using a combination of PowerShell scripts, ARM templates and AzureCLI scripts in the Azure Cloud Shell. Some ... continue reading
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Step-by-Step: How to deploy a container host with Windows Admin Center

Last week Microsoft released a new version of the Containers extension on Windows Admin Center. This release was focused on helping IT Admins getting their container hosts up and running without much effort. The process of deploying the containers feature ... continue reading

Code to Cloud with Docker and Azure Container Instances

Chad Metcalf from Docker joins Scott Hanselman to show how to use the Docker CLI to deploy a container to Azure Container Instances (ACI). Using only the Docker CLI, Chad deploys a Minecraft image to ACI and then shares the ... continue reading