Containers on Windows Documentation

Windows Containers provide operating system level virtualization that allows multiple isolated applications to be run on a single system. This documentation set provides quick start guides, deployment guides, and technical details on management operations.

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**Getting Started**

Learn about Containers and then jump into using them.

  • [About Windows Containers](about/index.md)

  • [Using Containers in Windows Server](quick-start/quick-start-windows-server.md)

  • [Using Containers in Windows 10](quick-start/quick-start-windows-10.md)

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**Deployment**

Learn how to deploy Windows Containers on Windows Server 2019

  • [System Requirements](deploy-containers/system-requirements.md)

  • [Deploy Container Host](deploy-containers/deploy-containers-on-server.md)

  • [Anti-Virus Optimization](https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/drivers/ifs/anti-virus-optimization-for-windows-containers)

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**Docker on Windows**

Learn about managing Docker on Windows.

  • [Docker Engine on Windows](manage-docker/configure-docker-daemon.md)

  • [Dockerfiles on Windows](manage-docker/manage-windows-dockerfile.md)

  • [Optimize Dockerfiles](manage-docker/optimize-windows-dockerfile.md)

  • [Container Networking](container-networking/architecture.md)

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**Watch**

Interested in demos and interviews from the Windows Container team?

  • [Containers Channel](https://channel9.msdn.com/Blogs/containers)

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**Community**

Interact with the community, try samples, and find additional resources.

  • [Container Forum](https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/home?forum=windowscontainers)

  • [Community Videos and Blogs](communitylinks.md)

  • [Container Samples](https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/windowscontainers/samples)

  • [UserVoice](https://windowsserver.uservoice.com/forums/304624-containers)