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Docker Containers: From Start to Enterprise by Christopher Negus

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Chapter 2. Setting Up a Container Run-Time Environment

In This Chapter:

Image Set up Docker on standard Linux systems

Image Set up Docker in a specialized container Linux system

Docker is built to run on Linux. Unlike a virtual machine, which consists of an entire operating system, by its nature a container relies on a separate operating system to provide the environment in which it runs. That said, you still have plenty of choices for how you can create a working Docker environment. Choices include

Standard Linux: Docker has been packaged and made available ...

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