Rainer Stropek

Software Architects, Austria

Rainer Stropek is co-founder and CEO of the Software Architects and has been serving this role since 2008. Rainer is recognized as an expert concerning.NET development, software architecture, and databases. He has written numerous books and articles on C#, database development, Microsoft Azure, XAML, and web development. In 2010 Rainer has become one of the first MVPs for the Microsoft Windows Azure platform. In 2015, Rainer also became a Microsoft Regional Director. 2016, Rainer also got the MVP award for Visual Studio and Developer Technologies.

Topic #1: Docker Containers in the Microsoft Universe

With Windows Server 2016, Windows learns to speak Docker. In this session, Rainer Stropek, long-time Azure MVP, and MS Regional Director, introduces Windows Server Containers. You see how to manage them from Windows and Linux with the Docker CLI. Additionally, Rainer will demonstrate Dockerfiles with containers on Windows. Note that Rainer assumes for this session that you already have basic knowledge about Docker and the Docker CLI.

 Topic #2: Infrastructure is Code РIntroduction to Azure Resource Manager

The Azure Resource Manager (ARM) is Microsoft orchestration engine for managing resources in the Azure cloud. From simple VMs to powerful PaaS services – ARM is responsible for creating and managing all your resource in Azure. In this session, Rainer Stropek, long-time Azure MVP and MS Regional Director, introduces ARM based on a series of demo. You will learn about ARM basics, ARM templates, ARM with PowerShell, and finally Azure CLI in Bash.