Category Archives: containers

Microsoft SQL Server in container format for Windows and Linux

Here are some links for Microsoft SQL Server in container format and some example command line options to get it working. Docker Store will soon be the primary location for discovering and obtaining public Docker images and content, including Official … Continue reading

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Manifest – Store and query arbitrary metadata for Docker images

Manifest is a tool which lets users store and query arbitrary metadata for Docker images. You can also store security information with the container metadata, such as : Managing QA approval status – Passed, Failed Storing security profiles for an … Continue reading

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Docker Enterprise Edition 17.06

Define custom roles – Define granular access to resources including API operations to allow i.e. define a custom role which allows network operations and another for volume operations RBAC for nodes (requires an Advanced License) – Which users and teams … Continue reading

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Manage Docker Containers from Visual Studio’s Explorer

Docker File Explorer within Visual Studio https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=formulahendry.docker-explorer And in case you missed Visual Studio for Mac, download it here : http://aka.ms/vsmac

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ACS Supports Windows Based Kubernetes nodes running Windows Containers

You can now create Windows based Kubernetes infrastructure using ACS. The Kubernetes master node runs on Linux and the agent nodes run Windows. This service is currently in preview mode. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/container-service/container-service-kubernetes-windows-walkthrough

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Docker Swarm on Windows Server 2016

You can use Docker Swarm Mode on Windows Server 2016 which requires the overlay network driver. Install patch KB4015217 to add in this functionality. As part of KB4015217 HNS requires that IPv6 is enabled on Windows container hosts. Snipped from the … Continue reading

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Container Performance Analysis

Brendan Gregg explains how to troubleshoot performance issues with containers at DockerCon 2017. Some in-depth troubleshooting tips here, excellent technical content, well worth watching more than once. The CPU Bottleneck identification chart is very useful (slide 49) for methodology. Here’s … Continue reading

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