Paul Stanton

Paul Stanton

Paul Stanton

Paul is a co-founder of WinDocks, and is focused on delivering the best container support for the SQL Server Professional community. He is a former Director at Microsoft, and was involved in early internetworking and cross platform solutions for Windows NT.

He loves to write and is a frequent contributor to technical web sites. He has recently expanded his focus to enable SQL Server containers as part of a Continuous Integration and DevOps process.

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How to use Windows hosted file shares to support SQL Server containers

February 23, 2017 by

In a previous article, Automate Delivery of SQL Server Production Data Environments Using Containers, we introduced SQL Server containers for delivery of production data environments to development and QA teams. In this article we look at the methods used for working with SQL Server data, and use of file shares to support delivery of production databases with containers.

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Automate Delivery of SQL Server Production Data Environments Using Containers

January 12, 2017 by

There has been a lot of buzz about Docker and containers this year, and earlier this Fall Microsoft released container support in Windows Server 2016. WinDocks is a team of former Microsoft engineers, and we released an independent port of Docker’s open source in March of 2016. Full disclosure, I am a co-founder at WinDocks.

In this article we’ll take a look at the basics of containers, and the most popular use by SQL Server DBAs.

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