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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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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.

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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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Kubernetes Supports Windows Server 2016 Containers

Kubernetes 1.5 introduces alpha support for both Windows Server Containers and Hyper-V Containers. Also, you can run containerized multiplatform applications, where applications can now be deployed on both Linux and Windows Server 2016. An upcoming feature in Kubernetes … Continue reading

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Windows Subsystem for Linux

I was watching some Microsoft Build 2016 Conference videos and I came across the Running BASH on Ubuntu on Windows presentation. I’d already read about this very interesting development in my daily dose of tech news, however the tech journals … Continue reading

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Today I came across a very useful in-built tool on Windows 7 called SxSTrace that displays dependencies for an application. As an example, an application called sunshine.exe is dependent upon noclouds.dll and heat.dll but when you run the app, you … Continue reading

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