What do you want to see in Containers and Virtual Machines?

A little while ago the Windows Server team started using “User Voice” to gather ideas and feedback on our different technology areas.  We now have channels available for virtualization and containers: Virtualization: http://windowsserver.uservoice.com/forums/295050-virtualization Containers: http://windowsserver.uservoice.com/forums/304624-containers You can go here, suggest ideas and vote on ideas that others have suggested.  This information is very useful for us on… Read more

PowerShell reference for Windows Containers now available

We have just published the PowerShell reference for Windows Containers in Windows Server 2016 TP3.  You can read it here: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/windowscontainers/reference/powershell_overview It should be noted that as this is a preview release – we may change these cmdlets in the coming months. Cheers,Ben … Read more

My Hyper-V Presentation at OpenStack Day Seattle 2015

I had a great time presenting yesterday at OpenStack Day Seattle. The PowerPoint Presentation I used can be downloaded from here: https://github.com/BenjaminArmstrong/Presentations/blob/master/OpenStack%20+%20Containers%20+%20Hyper-V.PPTX?raw=true I have also taken videos of the demonstrations that were part of this presentation: Windows Containers OpenStack and Hyper-V Docker with Windows and Linux Containers Cheers, Ben… Read more

Running Minecraft in Windows Containers

Here is a short video that I put together where I create and run 11 Minecraft servers from scratch in ~8 minutes using Windows containers. Note – this is all running on my laptop – which was quite hot by the end of this 🙂 Over the next week or two I will share the… Read more

Windows Server Containers Preview Available NOW!

It is a big day for the team – we have the first public preview of Windows Server Containers available for everyone to try out. You can read more about it all here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2015/08/19/new-windows-server-preview-fuels-application-innovation-with-containers-software-defined-datacenter-updates.aspx http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/announcing-windows-server-2016-containers-preview  But more importantly – you can head over here to get started: https://msdn.microsoft.com/virtualization/windowscontainers/containers_welcome And of course – please hit the… Read more