Julie Lerman

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Deploying Dockerized .NET Apps Without Being a DevOps Guru

This is a guest post by Julie Lerman. She is a Docker Captain, published author, Microsoft Regional Director and a long-time Microsoft MVP who now counts her years as a coder in decades. She makes her living as a coach and consultant to software teams around the world. You can follow Julie on her blog at thedatafarm.com/blog, or on Twitter at @julielerman.
.NET Developers who use Visual Studio have access to a great extension to help them create Docker images for their apps. The Visual Studio Tools for Docker simplify the task of developing and debugging apps destined for Docker images. But what happens when you are ready to move from debugging in Visual Studio to deploying your image to a container in the cloud? This blog post will demonstrate first using the tooling to publish a simple ASP.NET Core API in an image to the Docker hub, and then creating a Linux virtual machine in Azure to host the API. It will also engage Docker Compose and Microsoft SQL Server for Linux in a Docker container, along with a Docker Volume for persistence. The goal is to create a simple test environment and a low-stress path Continue reading