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…


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 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…


What’s new with Docker for Windows and Microsoft Azure users ?

Maybe you have missed the last annoucements that have been made about Docker last week, but there are few things that may interest you if you’re running Windows or working with Microsoft Azure ! Docker Machine Azure Driver A new Docker Machine driver for Microsoft Azure has been release. You can read the announcement here….


VorlonJS – A Journey to DevOps – New blog post series

I have just started to publish a new blog post series that will detail how we implemented DevOps practices like Continuous Integration, Tests, Continuous Deployment and Release Management, Tests in Production on the Vorlon.JS project, using Visual Studio Team Services and Microsoft Azure. VorlonJS is a node.js based tool for web developers that allows you to…