Centralized logging hosted in Docker

Proper logging helps to understand a problem with your software, especially during the development of a new product. I’m currently working on a new project where multiple microservices are hosted in separate Docker containers. In this scenario, centralized logging really helps to validate that everything goes as expected. In this blog post, I…

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Windows Container download issues

As mentioned in my previous blog post my first attempt installing and configuring Windows Containers was not very successful. I experienced download issues of various Windows Container components and received messages like “Unable to download the list of available providers” or “Bits Transfers failed”. This blog post will explain more about the root cause and…

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Hands-on: Windows Containers powered by Docker

Efficient use of computing resources can reduce a cost of hardware and maintenance within organizations. Back in the day virtualization made a big difference but is the containers technology going to make the same difference in the market? Microsoft is adopting the container technology and this blog post is going to take a closer look at Windows…

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Hands-on: Turbo Containers

The application container technology promises to change the way that IT operations are carried out just as virtualization technology did a few years previously. Thanks to my fellow MVP Rory Monaghan I had the opportunity to try out Turbo which is a software virtualization and container technology. So I decided that…

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