Containers in the Cloud with Corey Sanders

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It's a container world - we're just living in it! Richard chats with Microsoft VP Corey Sanders about how containers have taken off in the cloud world. Starting the conversation with the previous show done with Corey in 2017, the discussion dives into how containers in general and Kubernetes specifically have dominated deployment and operations in the cloud. Corey runs down the gamut of advantages, including hybrid and cross-platform options, and how Microsoft is using containers under the hood - it's a container world!


Corey Sanders is a Microsoft Corporate Vice President responsible for the product and strategy of the Azure Compute team. He has been in the Azure team since 2010 and Microsoft since 2005. Corey was the creator of Azure Virtual Machines (Infrastructure-as-a-service) and his responsibilities now include Azure Virtual Machines (both Windows and Linux), Containers, Kubernetes, Service Fabric, Event Grid, Service Bus, Management, Migration, Serverless Computing (Functions and Logic Apps), App Service, and Batch Computing. Corey is also responsible for the compute technology supporting large Microsoft internal services like Bing. Prior to Azure, Corey spent five years as a developer in the Windows Serviceability team. In Windows Serviceability, Corey owned networking, kernel, and install technologies of all released versions of Windows. Corey joined Microsoft directly out of college after completing an internship for Microsoft.

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