Azure provides the Azure Cloud Shell which includes almost every tool you will need already installed. But that requires you to be logged into the portal. And it times out after a short time. So you can administer Azure from your desktop.
There are tools you will normally want on your local computer to administer Azure:
- Azure Powershell
- Azure CLI and some additional tools (such as jq and Kubernetes)
- Visual Studio Code and extensions
All are cross platform tools. In this article, you will learn how to install the tools from the command line. And you will learn about Azure providers and how to add them to your subscription.
Continue reading “Checklist of Azure tools for enterprise admin: PowerShell, AzCopy, Azure CLI, Docker, Git, Azure Providers”
Containers give you a way to run you application in a controlled environment, isolated from other applications running on the machine and from the underlying infrastructure.
It means that when you go to deploy, all the dependencies are published together. So you can finally say, “It worked on my machine” and mean it. All the dependencies with the same versions in your container will be there when you deploy to the cloud.
Continue reading “Getting Started with Containers for ASP.NET Developers on Windows”
The live webcast media briefing on Windows 10 will be January 21 at 9am (Pacific) and you’ll be able to watch it at: http://www.microsoft.com/windows10story.
Microsoft promises an on-demand version to be available shortly after the event at the same link. We’re pretty excited about this event and to be able to talk about what’s next for Windows 10. You’ll hear directly from senior leaders from the Operating Systems Group including Terry Myerson, Joe Belfiore, Phil Spencer and CEO Satya Nadella.
Set your calendars.
Live webcast details for our Windows 10 media briefing next week