J Sturtevant: Docker Fundamentals: Getting Started with Container Technologies


Docker is everywhere today but what is it? In this talk, we will start from the beginning to introduce containers and explore why they have become so popular. Next, we will take a look how to get started using Docker in your applications today and finally how to deploy containers using Azure. By the end, you will have seen containers in action, know how to create your first container and understand your path to production.

James Sturtevant (@aspenwilder) works for Microsoft where he partners with developers to explore the latest technologies for the web and IoT. Prior to Microsoft, he worked in the web development space for 10+ years working with startups and enterprises to improve the way they do business through technology. James is a regular speaker at local and national conferences and blogs at jamessturtevant.com. When he isn’t practicing his software craft James can be found running through the woods, climbing mountains, or hiking with his daughters.