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Cian Allner
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Windows Server Containers is new in Windows Server 2016, here is a nice infographic that I found useful in explaining this feature:

 

Windows Server Containers.pnghttps://doc.co/5r72v7

The full version is available here from the main Microsoft container landing page. There is an MS Ignite Presentation as well, sample slide below - 

 

WC.png

 

If this is all a bit too theoretical , here is a demo showing an IIS web app being moved into a container plus here is the getting started page with technical documentation with lots of further resources.

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