Windows Containers

About Windows Containers
  • Windows Containers Server role was released on 31th of October 2016 with the release of Windows Server 2016 RTM edition.
  • Windows Containers allows us to run a copy of a running Windows Server Instance on the host In less than 5 seconds.
  • Windows Containers are portable and Secure fast.
  • The management tool for Windows Containers is Docker.

Docker provides an easy to use command line tool to create, delete and manage Windows Containers.



Below, you will find all the articles I’ve written about Windows Containers.

We have moved all new Windows Containers and Docker post to our Windows Containers Blog,

  1. Create an IIS Web Server In Windows Container
  2. Windows Containers Vs Docker
  3. How to Install Roles And Features On A Windows Container
  4. How to Deploy Windows Containers (June 2017)
  5. How to Create A Windows Server Container  
  6. How to Create a Windows Hyper-V Containers  
  7. New Windows Containers Docker Version Released (May 2017)
  8. How to Use Port Mapping With Windows Containers
  9. How To Create A Transparent Network For Windows Containers
  10. 9 Things That Will Help You Understand Windows Containers
  11. How to Configure Windows Containers Networking
  12. How To Assign A Static IP Address To A Windows Container
  13. How to Update Windows Containers Docker Version To The Latest Build
  14. How To Create A Windows Containers Image Using Dockerfile
  15. Install Microsoft SQL Express On Windows Containers Using Docker
  16. Part 1: How To Install Docker On Windows Nano Server 2016
  17. Part 2: Run Windows Containers On Windows Docker Host
  18. Error: Install-Package: KB3176936 or later is required for docker to work, Windows Server 2016
  19. Docker Command-Line Completion For The Windows Docker PowerShell Module
  20. Part 1: Deploy Docker Container On Windows Server 2016
  21. Part 2: Deploy Docker On Windows Server 2016
  22. Part 3: Download Windows Images For Docker
  23. Part 4: Create A Windows Server 2016 Container Using Docker
  24. Part 5: Install IIS On A Windows Docker Container
  25. Part 6: Connect A Windows Container To A Shared Storage With Docker
  26. Part 7: Save Windows Container As A Docker Image
  27. Part 8: Find Open Ports And Port Mapping On a Docker Container
  28. Install And Configure Windows Nano Server As A Container Host
  29. How To Connect To A Windows Container Using PowerShell
  30. How To Install Docker On Windows Nano Server Container Host
  31. Manage Windows Containers Using The PowerShell Containers Module
  32. Step By Step: Install And Configure Windows Containers And Docker on Windows Server 2016 TP5
  33. How To Run Windows Server Containers In Microsoft Azure
  34. Create Windows Containers using Docker In Microsoft Azure
  35. Monitor And Manage Windows Containers In Microsoft Azure Using Docker
  36. Delete And Create Windows Containers On Microsoft Azure Using Docker
  37. View Real Time Windows Containers Event Using Docker On Microsoft Azure
  38. Install And Run IIS Server Inside Windows Container Running On Azure And Docker