Full CI/CD pipeline to deploy multi-containers application on Azure Container Service with Docker Swarm using Visual Studio Team Services

Azure Container Service (ACS) allows to deploy and manage containers using Docker Swarm, Mesosphere DC/OS or Kubernetes orchestrators. Recently, the ACS team open sources ACS-engine. It is now very easy to deploy these three orchestrators on Azure, using the portal, an Azure Resource Manager template or Azure-CLI. They also have released in preview the Azure…


Getting Started with Windows Containers

As you probably know, Microsoft announced the RTM of Windows Server 2016 two weeks ago during Microsoft Ignite. Since yesterday, the bits are available and you can start to work with this new version of Windows Server, that brings containers to the Windows ecosystem (and many more features that you can discover here) This article…


Microsoft Azure application platform, part 1: which options for your Cloud applications ?

Last week we hosted Microsoft experiences event in Paris, France. I had a talk about the Microsoft Azure application platform with Nicolas Clerc (Cloud Architect, Microsoft France) and David Gageot (Core Engineer, Docker). The idea of this talk was to give an overview of the different services that allow to host applications in Microsoft Azure….


Microsoft experiences’16 – Architectes, développeurs Cloud ne manquez pas la journée technique du 5 octobre !

Les 4 et 5 octobre prochains se tiendront les Microsoft experiences’16, au Palais des Congrès de Paris. J’ai le plaisir d’avoir travaillé cette année sur la conception du parcours destiné aux audiences développeurs et architectes autour de la plateforme Cloud Microsoft Azure, sur un fond de DevOps, pour la journée du 5 octobre ! Vous pourrez donc…


Build, push and run Docker images with Visual Studio Team Services

Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) is a great tool to handle your build and release pipelines, even for non Windows applications. In this post I will detail how you can use the Docker extension for VSTS to build, push and run Docker images on Linux. Get the Docker task As you maybe already know, Visual…


Azure Container Service from the Azure CLI

Azure CLI is a node.js cross-platform tool that runs on Linux, Mac OS and Windows and allows to work with Microsoft Azure from the command line. The latest version of Azure CLI includes some commands to create and manage Azure Container Service clusters. Install Azure CLI Azure CLI can be installed using the node.js package…


Create and run Hyper-V containers using Docker on Windows 10 desktop

As you probably know the Windows Insider program allows to get preview Windows 10 builds to test the new features that are coming in the next major update of Windows. Since a few weeks, a new feature named Container has been included in Windows 10 preview builds. This feature brings Hyper-V containers on the desktop,…


Getting started with containers and Docker on Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 5

Feel free to contact me on Twitter @jcorioland if you have any question about this article The Technical Preview 5 of Windows Server 2016 has been released yesterday, and it comes with a lot of new cool things for Windows containers and Docker ! To get started with this new preview, you have two solutions:…


Create a Docker Swarm cluster using Azure Container Service

Feel free to contact me on Twitter @jcorioland if you have any question about this article Edit : this post has been updated for the Azure Container Service General Availiblity. See announcement here. Introduction Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure Container Service (ACS) that allows to deploy in an easy way a cluster…