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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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Looking into containerization? You're going to need these key terms to better understand the technology, how it works and which vendors are offering it. Continue Reading
Once you've deployed Windows containers in your production environment, you can start copying data and files to them using one of three methods, depending on file type and location. Continue Reading
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
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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