Boston Linux & UNIX was originally founded in 1994 as part of The Boston Computer Society. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Building E51.

Microsoft and Linux... Better Together

Date and Time

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Location

MIT Building E-51, Room 315

Presenters

Dan Stolts , Chief Technology Strategist and Technical Evangelist , Microsoft - dstolts microsoft com

Summary

A deep dive into Linux capabilities and integrations with the Microsoft Azure Cloud

Abstract

Join us for this very special look at the Microsoft Linux Story. Dan Stolts (ITProGuru) will teach us about Microsoft joining the Linux Foundation, how this changes Microsoft internally as well in the open source community.

We will also dive into the Microsoft, Docker, GitHub and other Linux/open source communities to understand the buzz. This is not death by PowerPoint.

We will take a deep dive into Linux capabilities and integrations with the Microsoft Azure Cloud. We will also dive into running Docker containers on Linux and how the same EXACT commands are run in the new Windows Containers.

Everything we talk about is new so this is a must attend event!

Bio

Dan Stolts is a technology expert who is a master of systems management and security. He is Chief Technology Strategist for Microsoft, owns several businesses and is a published author. Reach him on his primary blog http://itproguru.com [itproguru.com] or twitter @ITProGuru. He is proficient in many datacenter technologies (Windows Server, System Center, Virtualization, Cloud, Etc) and holds many certifications including MCT, MCITP, MCSE, TS, etc. Dan is currently specializing in system management, virtualization and cloud technologies. Dan is and has been a very active member of the user group community. Dan is an enthusiastic advocate of technology and is passionate about helping others. See more at: http://itproguru.com/about [itproguru.com]

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