BoxBoat Announces Membership in Microsoft Azure Kubernetes Service Preferred Partner Program
by David Widen
| Monday, Jul 15, 2019
| Azure Kubernetes Service
Washington, D.C. – BoxBoat Technologies, LLC (BoxBoat), a leading DevOps and Cloud Transformation Consultancy, announces membership in the Microsoft Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) Preferred Partner Program. AKS is a highly available SaaS Kubernetes offering that integrates with Azure tools to improve containerized application deployments. BoxBoat is excited to help companies accelerate their adoption of AKS for production workloads.
Kubernetes provides an industry-tested orchestration capability for container-based applications. As the second-most active open source project on GitHub and the first project graduated by the Cloud Native Compute Foundation, Kubernetes is quickly becoming the standard for container orchestration.
Azure “Cloud Shell” Docker QuickStart Tutorial
by Leon Castellanos
| Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017
| Docker Education
Welcome to the BoxBoat QuickStart guide to help get you started with Docker on Azure. Last week we published a Docker QuickStart guide to run NGINX in Docker in less than 5 minutes. If you haven’t read that, we highly recommend giving that a quick read.
Let’s get an Ubuntu Linux VM with Docker CE running an NGINX container up in Azure using ONLY their “Cloud Shell” feature! This guide assumes that you have a Microsoft Azure account already.
Maintaining Docker Portability in a Multi-Cloud World
by Will Kinard
| Friday, Oct 21, 2016
Portability In just a little over 3 years, Docker has seen incredible growth, citing numbers like over 5 billion+ Docker Hub pulls, 600,000+ unique Docker Hub users, and 600,000+ Dockerized applications. This attraction to its platform hasn’t come from media attention and promises alone, but in the follow-through of providing a portable and scalable solution that works across all platforms and environments. In today’s IT economy where cloud vendors are competing at new levels for market share (just look at the latest numbers from Microsoft), what does true application portability look like that takes advantage of all the cloud offerings we have today?