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Windows containers and OS level virtualization News
August 24, 2015
Windows containers are now available in preview as the native Docker tools come to Microsoft for the first time.
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Hyper-V containers, which are secure and lightweight in nature, can be managed using the Docker command line or PowerShell and are best suited for stateless applications. Continue Reading
With five simple steps, you can create a Windows container, save it as an image and reuse it to create new containers with the same configuration and settings. Continue Reading
The default network setting for Windows containers is Network Address Translation, but you can also set up a transparent Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol or non-DHCP network. Continue Reading
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There are different use cases for Hyper-V containers and VMs, but the most important thing to take into consideration when choosing between them is your application needs. Continue Reading
NAT is the default network for container applications, but there are four other available drivers. Each container network driver poses some limitations and must be used carefully. Continue Reading
Windows wasn't always an ideal environment for containers, but recent changes offer a wealth of options, including those for Windows Server and the Azure public cloud. Continue Reading
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You can use a number of tools for Windows and Hyper-V container management, including Docker and PowerShell, depending on your experience and skill set. Continue Reading
Take advantage of the PowerShell for Docker module to easily create and manage Windows containers in your environment with this step-by-step installation guide. Continue Reading