Before we show you how to run Windows containers on Nano Server, we will discuss and explain the terminology that we will use in the subsequent sections:
- The host operating system that will run containers is called the container host. The containers could be either Windows Server containers or Hyper-V containers.
- Windows Server containers could be based on Server Core or Nano Server, which run without hypervisor dependency. Windows Server containers share the same kernel with the host, as well as each other.
- Hyper-V containers could also be based on Server Core or Nano Server, which run inside a special optimized virtual machine and require Hyper-V to be enabled on the container host operating system. ...