Top Stories from the Microsoft DevOps Community – 2018.07.27

For many of us in the northern hemisphere, things are really heating up — both the temperature and the move into DevOps in the cloud. This week we saw some great posts on DevOps adoption, including cloud migration, moving to VSTS from on-premises TFS, and modernizing workflows with Azure DevOps Projects.

Add DevOps To Your Existing Dockerized Applications With Azure DevOps Projects
Azure DevOps Projects are great for building out a pipeline for a greenfield application, but Rahul Rai reminds us that it’s easy to migrate an existing app in as well. He shows you how to dockerize your app and get a simple pipeline with VSTS and Azure.

Orchestrating Production-Grade Workloads with Azure Kubernetes Service
It’s hard to believe that Kubernetes is only three years old; in that short time, it’s become the industry standard for container orchestration. Brian Redmond shows the top scenarios that Azure customers are building on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

Why TFS to VSTS Migration is a Low-Risk Approach to Starting DevOps
Are you still hosting your own TFS instance in a data center? Craig Kaneshiro reminds you why a migration into VSTS will improve your DevOps deliverables while reducing costs.

Analytics in VSTS with Power BI
VSTS recently announced an easy-to-use solution for integrating Power BI with VSTS Analytics. Ashish Raj shows you how to install the preview Analytics extension and build a basic report in Power BI Desktop using the data you’ve imported from VSTS.

How To Get Your Apps Off Windows 2003 and Into the Cloud with Docker Enterprise
Elton Stoneman introduces you to lifting and shifting your existing applications into the cloud. He shows how to migrate the apps — with no code changes — and then run them in Docker Enterprise on a Windows Server 2016 VM running in Azure.

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