Deploying ASP.NET Core apps as Docker images is getting more popular and more common. Thanks to tools such as the Docker Tools for Visual Studio and VS Code extensions, it’s easier to create, test, and publish these images. But what if you are using EF Core to interact with a relational database in your app? How can your container instance find and interact with your database during dev, test or in your CI/CD pipeline? This session will show some tips and tricks and share some "aha!" moments to simplify your journey with containers, ASP.NET Core, and EF Core. We’ll also incorporate SQL Server for Linux in containers. And if you are still scratching your head over Docker, this should be a doubly helpful session for you.