[Podcast] PodCTL #56 – Windows Containers with Microsoft

One of the most common questions we get asked is for more details about Windows containers. While Linux has overtaken Windows as the leading OS in the cloud, there are still many companies that have a large number of Windows applications that run important parts of their business. As they look to modernize applications, automate […]


Why Red Hat and Microsoft are Bringing Managed OpenShift to Azure

As the alliance between Red Hat and Microsoft has evolved over the last couple years, many people have wondered how one time competitors could be aligning on so many initiatives. Our collaboration spans open source projects, the adoption of Linux in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, to high performance databases and application development tools. The latest […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #44 – Looking at 3yrs of Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL #44 - Looking at 3yrs of Kubernetes

With Kubernetes recently celebrating it’s 3rd anniversary, we thought it would be a good idea to look back at what has made the project successful, the growth of the ecosystem, the adoption by companies around the world, as well as areas where the market feels that there is still room for improvement. The show will […]


[Podcast] PodCTL Basics – Windows Containers & Kubernetes

[Podcast] PodCTL Basics - Windows Containers & Kubernetes

It’s been a while since we did a “PodCTL Basics” show (see: Kubernetes, Linux Containers, Containerizing an Application, Services Meshes), but we’ve heard a lot of questions about Windows Containers, so we thought it was time to review the basics. In this short show, we talk about the differences between Linux and Windows containers, the dependencies […]


[Podcast] PodCTL #3 – Making Sense of Container Standards

[Podcast] PodCTL #3 - Making Sense of Container Standards

On this week’s show, we shifted gears and move away from discussing Kubernetes, and focused on containers. With the pace of adoption and the pace of change happening in the container ecosystem, it might be difficult to know the status of the latest container standards. To help us better understand this, we invited Vincent Batts […]


ASP.NET on OpenShift: Getting started in ASP.NET


In parts 1 & 2 of this tutorial, I’ll be going over getting started quickly by using templates in Visual Studio Community 2015. This means that it’ll be for Windows in this part. However, I’ll go more in-depth with doing everything without templates in Visual Studio Code in a following tutorial, which will be applicable to Linux or Mac as well as Windows. If you’re not using Windows, you can still follow along in parts 1 & 2 to get a general idea of how to create a REST endpoint in .NET Core.


OpenShift Commons Briefing #66: Microservices, .NET Core 1.1, and Kubernetes on OpenShift

Red Hat OpenShift Commons

In this briefing, Red Hat’s Todd Mancini, Senior Principal Product Manager and Don Schenck, Developer Advocate for .NET on Linux discussed some of the new application development highlights in Microsoft’s .NET Core 1.1:

• Over 1,300 new APIs since .NET Core 1.0.
• .NET Core 1.1 docker images from Red Hat’s container registry.
• Safe side-by-side installation with .NET Core 1.0.
• Performance improvements