October 5th, 2017 | 12 mins 14 secs
azure, azure app service, cloud, cloud native technologies, containers, docker, jenkins, linux, microsoft, microsoft azure, open source, open source summit, open source summit 2017, solomon hykes, terraform
A long running narrative about complexity has served as a story line for many years in the communities that made distributed systems possible. For example, Microsoft recently announced that Azure App Service now runs on Linux. The underlying infrastructure depends on Docker to run containers that are either built in with specific stack versions, or developers’ own custom containers. Microsoft is participating in open source communities and using technologies to abstract complexities for developers building web applications.
"It allows to deploy, run and scale web apps quickly without thinking about the infrastructure," said Ahmed Elnably, Program Manager II at Microsoft, in an interview at Open Source Summit.
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September 25th, 2017 | 23 mins 6 secs
containers, infrastructure, microsoft, microsoft azure, open source summit, virtual machines
One clear theme emerged when talking to Corey Sanders, director of compute for Azure. Sanders said containers are everywhere in Azure’s technology infrastructure. He says by far the great greatest use case is for developers who want to use containers to build new apps instead of virtual machines.