Microsoft in the Kubernetes Ecosystem
Show Overview: Brian and Tyler talk with Gabe Monroy (@gabrtv, Lead Product Manager Containers @ Azure, CNCF Board Member) about a wide variety of projects and services that Microsoft is working on in the Kubernetes and CNCF communities - from Windows containers to Container orchestration to making it simpler for application developers.
- Azure Container Service (AKS)
- Azure Container Instances (ACI)
- Azure Draft (OSS project)
- Helm - Kubernetes Package Manager (OSS project)
- Azure Service Broker
- Virtual Kublet (OSS project)
- Gabe Monroy’s Azure Blog
Topic 1 - Welcome to the show. You joined Microsoft via the Deis acquisition. Let’s talk about some of the work you’ve been focused on since joining Microsoft.
Topic 2 - Microsoft Azure offers several options to use containers and container services (ACS, AKS, ACI). Can we dig into each of those services?
Topic 3 - Working on hybrid environments is becoming more important. Let’s dig into how Microsoft is expanding the capabilities of the Open Service Broker.
Topic 4 - Help us understand what the Helm project and Draft project enable for developers.
Topic 5 - One of the most frequent questions we get is around Windows-based containers. When will they be available, and what is Microsoft doing to make them easier to use?