Chapter 2. Installing Docker

In this chapter, we will find out how to install Docker on Windows, Mac OS, and Linux operating systems. There will also be step-by-step instructions on how to set up Docker in the cloud and Amazon EC2 will be used as an example. Next, we will run the sample hello-world image to verify the setup and check whether everything works fine after the installation process. We are going to cover the following topics in this chapter:

  • Hardware requirements for running Docker
  • Installing on Windows
  • Installing on Mac OS
  • Installing on Linux
  • Installing on the Amazon AWS cloud

Docker installation is quite straightforward, but there are some things you will need to focus on to make it run. We will point them out to make the installation ...

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