More Azure Announcements from AzureCon

Microsoft held a virtual Azure conference this week and with it came several new announcements for features in Azure.  The virtual conference had sessions viewed by tens of thousands of people all over the world detailing the newest features of Azure.  Here is a quick summary of those announcements. New Azure Regions in India –…

Windows Server 2016 Preview with Containers Support Released

Microsoft has released its latest Technical Preview for Windows Server 2016 which includes support for Docker Containers baked in as well as new features and functionality in its Nano Server edition. Today we are excited to release the first preview of Windows Server Containers as part of our Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 release.…

Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps to Docker on Azure

NOTE: This post is part 4 of a series on developing and deploying cross-platform web apps with ASP.NET 5: Develop and Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps on Mac OS X Develop and Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps on Linux Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps to Docker on Linux Deploy ASP.NET 5 Apps to Docker on Azure (this post)…

Microsoft Continues Push To Win Over Developers at Build 2015

Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella took the stage at Build 2015 today and with a little help from his Microsoft colleagues made the strongest pitch yet for why all developers should build apps for Windows 10. Build 2015 kicked off with a bang today as the three hour long keynote showcased Microsoft’s continued emphasis on empowering…

Amazon Unleashes New Cloud Offerings at AWS Summit

Amazon has announced several new cloud services during their AWS Summit as well as some new features on existing cloud services. Today’s AWS Summit Keynote included announcements for four new cloud services; Amazon EFS (Elastic File System), Amazon Machine Learning, AWS Marketplace for Desktop Apps, and Amazon Workspaces Application Manager.  They also showcased new features for EC2 including…

Run Linux Apps on Windows Server with Docker

Microsoft has announced a partnership with Docker to provide app virtualization support for Docker containers in Windows Server and Azure! This partnership furthers the relationship in which Microsoft announced support for Docker containers with Linux on Azure.  Now Microsoft is announcing a combination of integrations including: Investments in the next wave of Windows Server Open-source development of…