Chad Metcalf from Docker joins Scott Hanselman to show how to use the Docker CLI to deploy a container to Azure Container Instances (ACI). Using only the Docker CLI, Chad deploys a Minecraft image to ACI and then shares the public IP address with Scott so he can join in the wacky, blocky world!

ACI provides general-purpose, serverless containers-as-a-service that can be used with Logic Apps, App Service, Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure Functions, and other platforms in Azure to serve dev, test, and production workloads. Use ACI for deploying build/test containers, host backend APIs, or as part of a workflow.

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Container registries are repositories for storing container images, but who should use them?

Which one should we choose and why are they important for cloud native applications?

Steve Lasker sits with us in Building 99 today and talks about registries and more specifically Azure Container Registry and the practices around using them for your applications.

Here’s a great walkthrough of how to create a docker image that exclusively uses a custom model to run predictions and returns back the result.

This provides context isolation for the application running the model and avoids any non-reproducibility issue.

When dealing with python versioning you can easily get lost with all the possible combinations of your favorite library version, and the versions of the interpreter. Many different projects, specially the ones involving Tensorflow and Keras, require a very specific library version to run. Many other projects are not […]

Julie Lerman shares some insight and great tips for working with Entity Framework in Docker. You will see thing tips for working with the SQL Server Docker image, using environment variables for passports, using the Docker tools for Visual Studio and so much more!

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If you ever wanted to up your home networking game with backup to Dropbox and secure remote access from everywhere through your own VPN, all based on Docker containers, then check out what Andreas Spiess has done.

In this video, he covers:

  • Install Docker with many containers like Mosquitto, Node-Red, Grafana, influxDB, Postgres, Portainer, and Adminer
  • Increase the live expectancy of your SD card by disabling swapping and by installing log2ram- Automatically backup all valuable data to the cloud, in our case, to Dropbox
  • Setup PiVPN to remotely and securely access our home network from anywhere in the world- Besides that, you will learn a lot of useful things about Docker containers

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As AI and Machine Learning become more crucial to the enterprise, systems and processes need to be put in place to manage the output of data science teams: the machine learning models.

This is a field commonly referred to as MLOps and, not surprisingly, is based hon DevOps.

edureka! explores the basics of DevOps in this tutorial video for beginners.

Audio starts around the 1:32 mark.