When a developer wants to have more control over what is installed in their containers, now can use Windows Server Containers in Web App. The public preview has released to community.
Now it supports Windows Containers on Azure App Service and enables number of opportunities for Application
- Relaxed security restrictions – The Windows Container is an isolation and security boundary, When deploying a containerized application. Normally Libraries will be blocked by Azure App Service and instead of it will be succeed when running inside of a Windows Container
- Lift and Shift to PaaS – When a developer wants to migrate .NET Framework and .NET Core applications to Azure, and is trying to transform straight to a PaaS service to get the many productivity benefits from the App Service platform.
- Third-party application migration – Customers often have business critical applications developed by third parties with which the company no longer has a relationship. Containerizing these types of applications unlocks the opportunity to migrate applications to Azure App Service.
- Applications with dependencies – Ina scenario, when a developer deploying an app within a Windows Container, it allows to install custom dependencies. Even when a developer wants to install libraries into Global Assembly Cache (GAC) done by easily.