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Build Your Own PaaS with Docker by Oskar Hane

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Docker on Windows

Just as we have to install a Linux virtual machine when installing Docker in OS X, we have to do the same in Windows in order to run Docker because of the Linux kernel features that Docker builds on. OS X has a native Docker client that directly communicates with the Docker daemon inside the virtual machine, but there isn't one available for Windows yet. There is a native Windows version of the Docker client coming, but it will not be available by the time this book is published.

Installation

There is a Windows installer that installs everything we need in order to run Docker. For this, go to https://github.com/boot2docker/windows-installer/releases/latest.

Now, let's take a look at how the installation should be done with the help ...

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