Contents tagged with container

  • Windows container types in docker

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to write a few words about two types of containers in windows:

    Windows server containers

    Hyper-V containers

    Windows server containers provide application isolation through process and namespace isolation. Windows server container shares a kernel with the container host and all containres running on the host.

    Hyper-V containers expand on the isolation provided by Windows server containers by running each container in a highly optimized virtual machine. In this configuration kernel of the container host is not shared with other Hyper-V containers.

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  • Some notes on usage of docker

    Hello everybody,

    today I want to write a few words about usage of docker for windows.

    First of all, I want to point what is docker at all. There are many ideas of how to explain it, but in my opinion docker is like installed and configured piece of software with needed fragment of operating system. It can be installed software with windows or with Linux fragment. What is also interesting is that Windows 10 with docker for windows knows how to execute Linux docker containers. So it means that from inside of windows you can have nginx Linux server.

    As you can see from my screenshot, docker for windows installed MobyLinuxVM and if there is a need to execute docker contaner for Linux, it … more