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

Application Insights promises application monitoring as a service for Microservices environments without you having to write code for it or setting up servers. Sounds too good to be true? In this session, Rainer Stropek, long-time Azure MVP and MS Regional Director, introduces Application Insights based on a series of live demos. Rainer starts with the basics and works his way up to advanced features like analytics and custom dashboards with Power BI.