SQL Server & Containers

Andrew Pruski
60 minutes
Enterprise Database Administration & Deployment
There's a lot of buzz about containers in tech at the moment but not so much in the SQL Server world which I find odd because as SQL Server people this technology has benefits that we simply shouldn't be ignoring. My session aims to take attendees through what containers are and how they can benefit us. There are drawbacks which will also be covered but I'm hoping after this session, attendees will be able to go back to their respective companies and be able to evaluate container technology to determine whether or not it will be of benefit. Attendees will be taken through the following: - The definition of containers Virtual Machines vs Containers Container networking fundamentals Configuring Windows Server 2016 to run containers Installing the docker engine Pulling SQL images from the docker repository Running SQL Server containers Creating custom container images A real world implementation of containers
Basic knowledge of Windows Server & SQL Server administration

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