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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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What is Docker?

At a high level, Docker is an open source engine that automates the deployment of any application as a portable, self-sufficient container that can run almost anywhere. Docker is a management framework with a great set of management tools to manage the containers on whatever platform you are using.

In June 2014, Microsoft Azure added support for Docker containers on Linux VMs, enabling the broad ecosystem of Dockerized Linux applications to run within Azure's industry-leading cloud.

In October 2014, Microsoft and Docker Inc. jointly announced bringing the Windows Server ecosystem to the Docker community, through investments in Windows Server 2016, open-source development of the Docker Engine for Windows Server, Azure support ...

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