Cloud (Public/Hybrid/Private)

W16 Nano Server – Containers in the Cloud

August 8th, 2018

3:00pm - 4:15pm

Level: Advanced

David O'Brien


David O’Brien Consulting Pty Ltd

Microsoft released its new, ultra-slim, "born in the cloud" Windows Server 2016 SKU called Nano Server last year making it specifically only supported to be run as a container OS and it is time to now check how to actually use it in the cloud. Let's discover some real use cases for Nano Server in the cloud:

  • How do you build a Nano Server container?
  • How do you manage and maintain it?
  • How does it fit into your DevOps toolchain?
  • How does one actually run these containers in a real production environment?

This session will take the usual session content a bit further by not diving too much into what Nano Server is, but how and why it can bring value to your containerized application environment.

You will learn:

  • About Windows containers in the cloud
  • How to manage containers in production
  • What does a real DevOps toolchain look like