As a developer, if you need to run Redis or SQL Express on your local Windows machine, you can install those directly on Windows. However, if you are building containerized apps, you may want to run Redis and SQL Express in a Docker container. This article will detail the steps to install Docker for Windows, […]
Fast Company published a great article in June 2019 outlining nine “soft skills” that employers are looking for. I really think this is a GREAT list of skills that anyone – regardless of profession or experience – should think about when looking for a new job. Or, even if you want to be promoted. The […]
Some great updates to AKS to support availability zones in Azure, which allows you to target specific datacenters within a region to run one or more instances of your application to give you higher uptime within that region. check out this video to learn more.
I watched the keynote from WWDC 2019 and these are the announcements that I found interesting (it is not the complete list): Watch – Voice memos, calc with bill splitting and audiobooks – Independent apps – Streaming audio API – App store – Cycle tracking – Monochrome style iPhone – Face ID 30% faster – […]
Containers are still a new technology and there are a lot of people (devs included) who are not familiar with the commands to run/manage containers from the command line. Visual Studio is releasing a preview of an extension that lets you start/stop and manage the containers that devs are building more and more. Learn more […]
The integration of AKS into the rest of Azure continues…this time with Azure Policy. Learn more about it here: https://youtu.be/QG1hOasct0M
Azure released 1.13 to Azure Kubernetes Service last week! This also means that if you are running 1.9 – you have 30 days to upgrade to a newer version. Learn more here: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/azure-kubernetes-service-kubernetes-1-9-end-of-life-notice/. Learn more about AKS support for 1.13 here: https://github.com/Azure/AKS/releases.