How Do Containers Make Things Easier for Application Development?

It works on my computer! We've all been there.  We've installed, configured, or developed something that works perfectly on "my computer" or "my dev environment", but under release testing it stops working. There is a period of troubleshooting that diagnoses an application / plugin version mismatch, or configuration constraint. Then there is the deployment window …

Azure Microservices and PaaS as Infrastructure – That’s a DevOps Thing, Isn’t It?

I am a Consultant in IT and that is..? If you ask an IT consultant what their job involves, 9 times out of 10 they will say designing and building server solutions.  The terminology may change a little, but ultimately it's still servers, storage, networking. If I ask DevOps? DevOps is maturing but in relative …