Back in May we announced the partnership between Docker and Microsoft to make it easier to deploy containerized applications from the Desktop to the cloud with Azure Container Instances (ACI). Then in June we were able to share the first version of this as part of a Desktop Edge release, this allowed users to use existing Docker CLI commands straight against ACI making getting started running containers in the cloud simpler than ever.
We are now pleased to announce that the Docker and ACI integration has moved into Docker Desktop stable 126.96.36.199 giving all Desktop users access to the simplest way to get containers running in the cloud.
As a new starter, to get going all you will need to do is upgrade your existing Docker Desktop to the latest stable version (188.8.131.52), store your image on Docker Hub so you can deploy it (you can get started with Hub here) and then lastly you will need to create an ACI context to deploy it to. For a…