I recently stumbled across Impress.js and I have to say… Wow. This is such a great project. If you really want to impress (ha) your audience you will really want to check out this repository. To get the most out of impress you will want to have some experience with CSS and HTML. There are […]
Github is a wonderful magic land until you want to run a project that is written in some language that you just have no idea about. In my case, this would be something like C++. I’ve never worked with C++ nor would I have any idea how to get started. This is where Docker comes in. […]
When it comes to testing the state of our environment with Desired State Configuration it’s important to remember to keep it as lightweight as possible. Take the following scenario: You’ve built a custom DSC Module that installs, uninstalls or updates versions of a custom in-house piece of Software. A new version of the Software is […]
Today I am excited to announce that I have been awarded the MVP award for Cloud and Datacenter Management. There are so many amazing professionals in the community whom deserve this award and I am utterly thrilled to have been given this opportunity. Thank you everyone.
The intricacies of DSC Configuration Data can be somewhat tricky to understand at first but today I want to show you that once you have played around with it and created some example configurations it will all make sense. Let’s connect some of the dots so it becomes crystal clear. Here is a static DSC […]
Once you’ve got an understanding of the Dockerfile and how it is used to create images its time to look into other main pieces of the Docker ecosystem, namely Docker Compose. Firstly, Compose is a tool for defining and running multi-container Docker applications. As you can see from the official page there is some basic […]
With Docker 1.12 in full swing now I thought it may be helpful to go through setting up Docker Swarm in a 1 manager and 1 worker environment. You can read more about the features included in 1.12 over here. So what is Docker Swarm and why should you care? Well, Docker Swarm is native […]
The first thing that popped into my mind when writing this post’s topic is that it sounds like a band fresh out of the 80’s. Redis and the Elastic stack. This week’s mission was to get more of an understanding of how the Elastic Stack (formally known as ELK stack) functions. A part of that was coupling it […]
In this clip we go through the process of getting a Windows Server Container up and running with a Django web application running. We also go through some of the basic concepts and commands of the Docker CLI for Windows Server.
I am excited to announce that I will be speaking at the PowerShell Conference Asia in Singapore on October 20-22. My talks will be on Windows Server Containers and Nano Server. Looking forward to another awesome community event!