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Docker: Creating Structured Containers by Scott Gallagher, Allan Espinosa, Russ McKendrick, Santosh Kumar Konduri, Vaibhav Kohli, Rajdeep Dua, Neependra Khare, Oskar Hane, Shrikrishna Holla, Vinod Singh, Jeeva S. Chelladhurai, Pethuru Raj

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Installing Docker

The Docker engine is built on top of the Linux kernel and it extensively leverages its features. Therefore, at this point in time, the Docker engine can only be directly run on Linux OS distributions. Nonetheless, the Docker engine could be run on the Mac and Microsoft Windows operating systems by using the lightweight Linux VMs with the help of adapters, such as Boot2Docker. Due to the surging growing of Docker, it is now being packaged by all major Linux distributions so that they can retain their loyal users as well as attract new users. You can install the Docker engine by using the corresponding packaging tool of the Linux distribution; for example, by using the apt-get command for Debian and Ubuntu, and the yum command ...

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