Understanding installation of docker on windows.

801    Asked by CsabaToth in Devops , Asked on Nov 20, 2019
Answered by Csaba Toth

 Previously docker was used only on Linux host, but after a certain time it was made available for Windows OS also by docker engine running on Linux machine on virtual box, so linux however was acting as a middle man.

Now in the latest release it’s available on windows kernel.

Prerequisites for windows installation -

64 bit Windows 10 (Pro, Edu, Stu)

Enable Hyper-V

Enable Virtualization at BIOS end.

Below components are installed after installing docker on windows-

Docker Engine

Docker Compose

Docker Machine

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