Key Differences between VM and Container Vulnerability Scanning

As we explore the various options for integrating vulnerability scanning into containers running in Azure, we encountered many different approaches and requests. I was initially writing a document for internal discussions, outlining some of our internal goals for how we want to think about container security, and why we might take one approach or another….


Prezentace z DevOps Bootcamp Praha 2018

Před týdnem jsme ve spolupráci se společností Havit pořádali DevOps Bootcamp Praha 2018. Akce se velmi vydařila, účast nad očekávání, museli jsme přidávat židle. Videozáznamy z hlavních prezentací najdete na HAVIT YouTube Channelu v DevOps Bootcamp Praha 2018 – YouTube Playlistu: TFS 2018 a VSTS – co je nového za poslední rok [Michael Juřek] AKS &…


How to use Azure Container Registry for a Multi-container Web App?

Back in May at Microsoft Build, we announced the public preview of Multi-Container Web App, which supports the ability for you to deploy multiple Docker images to Web App for Containers.  All you have to do is bring your Docker Compose or Kubernetes Config file when creating a new web app.  (Here are instructions to…


Monitoring usage of utilities in my home

As a technology and data lover I felt it was a bit strange that keeping up-to-date with the usage of electricity, gas and water consumption in my house was an after the facts exercise.  There certainly are a lot of talks about Smart Meters but they haven’t rolled out yet here and when they do…


Implementing Service auto scaling in Azure Service Fabric

Azure Service Fabric provides orchestration services for Applications deployed as Docker containers, along with Service level auto scaling. In this example, a Web API is built using ASP.NET Core 2.0, packaged using Docker containers for Linux and deployed to an Azure Service Cluster. A Load Test is run on the REST API to generate CPU…


Understanding Containers – the layer between the operating system’s kernel and the application

Guest blog by Christo Lolov, Microsoft Student Partner at Imperial College London About me I am a Third Year, Computing MEng at Imperial College London and a have a number of blogs already published on various areas of technology which interest me see https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/uk_faculty_connection/?s=Lolov Virtualization splits hardware resources across multiple consumers, be it operating systems,…


No container image for Build Tools for Visual Studio 2017

After having written documentation about installing Build Tools for Visual Studio 2017 and working with partners to set up validation starting with Visual Studio 2017 Version 15.7, a common question from customers and partners alike is: are you going to publish a container image in a Docker registry? With DockerCon 2018 in full swing, there’s…


ACR Build OS & Framework Patching Now Supports Docker Hub

In May we announced the public preview of ACR Build, enabling OS & Framework patching. When we announced the preview, only Azure Container Registries were supported for base image update notifications. With DockerCon starting this week, it’s only appropriate we add support for base in Docker Hub. Docker build a locally scoped directory in Azure,…


Playing with Kubernetes livenessProbe and readinessProbe probes

Disclaimer: Cloud is very fast moving target. It means that by the time you’re reading this post everything described here could have been changed completely . Hopefully some things still apply to you! Enjoy the ride! Liveness and readiness probes are excellent way to make sure that your application stays healthy in your Kubernetes cluster….