Tools overview

On Windows, depending on the Windows version you use, there are two choices. It can be either Docker for Windows if you are on Windows 10 or later, or Docker Toolbox for all earlier versions of Windows. The same applies to MacOS. The newest offering is Docker for Mac, which runs as a native Mac application and uses xhyve to virtualize the Docker Engine environment and Linux Kernel. For earlier version of Mac that doesn't meet the Docker for Mac requirements (we are going to list them in Chapter 2, Installing Docker) you should pick the Docker Toolbox for Mac. The idea behind Docker Toolbox and Docker native applications are the same—to virtualize the Linux kernel and Docker Engine on top of your operating system. For the purpose ...

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