We recently helped a customer modernise the hosting mechanism for the core services that run their front-of-house system, introducing containerisation and orchestration. Unexpected downtime and outages have significantly decreased, and visibility significantly increased as a result of the move. Here's the story of what we did and lessons we learned along the way.
Choosing the right base image for your Windows Server Containers can have a huge impact on the performance and cost of your application all the way from the development experience, to running it in production. This article explores the different variants and versions of Windows containers, and helps you understand which one will be best for your situation.