Docker on Windows Server 2016 – Azure Container Registry

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This is the 4th post in the Docker on Windows Server 2016 series. Refer back to the initial post for links to all posts in the series.We Gotta Store the Images Somewhere!In the second post of this series I mentioned that I was still working to get my Azure credentials cleaned up so I could create an Azure Container Registry (ACR) to act as an image repository until I can make use of a local image repository (on Windows Server 2016). We almost have our enterprise agreement straightened out, which will let me get my Azure benefits in order, but I didn’t want to wait any longer To appease my impatience, I decided to create a new (temporary) Azure account for testing purposes since Azure offers a 30-day trial for…
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Docker on Windows Server 2016 – Who Supports It?

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This is the 3rd post in the Docker on Windows Server 2016 series. Refer back to the initial post for links to all posts in the series.Microsoft or Docker… Which Is It?So, not a lot has changed since my last post in this series. I’m still having issues getting my MSDN benefits straightened out because of how I’m currently configured for the Enterprise Agreement (EA) we have with Microsoft. Turns out that there might be some configuration issues with our EA so, once that’s straightened out, I should be really close to being able to make use of my company-sponsored Azure benefits.In the meantime, I received a question from one of our operations team members along the lines of:If we move forward with Docker on Windows Server [2016], will Microsoft…
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Docker on Windows Server 2016 – More Info, Please!

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This is the 2nd post in the Docker on Windows Server 2016 series. Refer back to the initial post for links to all posts in the series.More Information, Please!Toward the end of last week word was starting to spread that we were getting knee-deep into a Docker evaluation. That is, we are at least trying to get knee-deep into the evaluation As one of the e-mail threads started to grow our CTO asked if I could answer some questions regarding Docker, how we intend to use it and some of the benefits we think we’ll get from making use of Docker in our environment. Naturally, I was more than happy to oblige!I quickly threw together a few slides to help guide the conversation. While I’ve posted the slides here the…
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Docker on Windows Server 2016 – The Journey Begins!

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Posts in this series:Docker on Windows Server 2016 – The Journey Begins (this post)Docker on Windows Server 2016 – More Info, Please!Docker on Windows Server 2016 – Who Supports It?Docker on Windows Server 2016 – Azure Container RegistryI am going to try something different…I have recently started an evaluation of Docker for Windows Server at work (with the help of my teammates across multiple teams) and we are learning a lot along the way.Typically, when I write a blog post, it is about something that I have learned, proven out, and/or put into action for some purpose or another. In this case, I am going to blog about our journey in getting Docker (for Windows Server) setup and configured within our organization so we can properly evaluate Docker within our…
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