How ACR Build Id’s are generated

As you use ACR Build, for OS & Framework patching, native container builds, or validating a docker build without having the docker client installed, you may be wondering, what is the format for those alpha-numeric Build id’s. aa12 The short answer is it’s based on the region the build was executed upon, and a base…


Windows 10 Docker & GUI

Recently, whilst working with YOLO on Docker I received the following message: Gtk_WARNING **: cannot open display: To resolve this, I turned to Xming X Server, an X11 display server for Microsoft Windows.  Once installed, simply add your ip address to the c:Program Files (x86)Xmingx0.hosts file eg: localhost 192.168.0.5 Then run Xming.  It’ll sit in…


April 2018 App Service update

We had a busy April, check out all the new features and improvements for App Service including support for Kubernetes and Docker Compose, New pricing and much more!


Running Django on Azure Web Apps for Containers with Docker

In this post, App Dev Manager Drew Lewis walks us through how to host a simple Python/Django application in Azure App Services. In this post I will walk you through a very simple approach to developing and hosting a simple Python/Django application in Azure App Service.  For this demo we will target Azure Web Apps…


Part 2 – Deploying Your Dockerized Angular Application to Azure Using VSTS

In part 2 of a series of posts, Premier Developer Consultant Wael Kdouh demonstrates how to eliminate daunting requirements and instead install Angular build tools and utilize Docker to more easily and efficiently deploy an application to Azure using VSTS. From Wael: In part 1 I demonstrated building a VSTS build pipeline which built an…


New SSH Experience and Remote Debugging for Linux Web Apps

The App Service team is happy to announce the Public Preview of a new SSH experience and the remote debugging capability for Linux app developers. In this release, we’re also enabling SFTP (Secure File Transfer Protocol) for Linux web app content management. What’s new? We’re introducing a new TCP tunneling technology for Azure App Service,…


Announcing the Linux on App Service Environment Public Preview

Today, we are excited to announce the public preview of Linux on App Service Environment (ASE). Finally, our Linux customers will be able to take advantage of deploying Linux web apps into an App Service Environment, which is perfect for deploying applications into a VNet for secure network access or apps running at a high…


App Service Authentication/Authorization Coming to Linux Apps

Following our communication earlier in the year, the App Service team is happy to announce that the App Service Authentication/Authorization feature is now available to Linux apps.  What’s App Service authentication/authorization feature?  Azure App Service provides built-in authentication and authorization support, so you can sign in users and access data by writing minimal or no…


TensorFlow on Azure: Enabling Blob Storage via Alluxio

Many customers Cloud AI Ecosystem in Microsoft works with, choose Azure Blob Storage as their data storage. Among those customers, if one wants to use TensorFlow to develop deep learning models, unfortunately TensorFlow does not support Azure Blob storage out of box as its custom file system plugin1.  There is no easy way to directly…


Bootstrap your Container-Based Azure Function

This blog builds on this Azure docs document, but starts with my own code rather than a pre-canned solution. The solution is simple: it’s a function app with a single function that is triggered by event hub content. But it’s enough to demonstrate how to create a new container-based function app using the new (in…