I just got into the Docker for Windows beta the other day, and I haven’t had a chance to try out the Windows Subsystem for Linux yet, but I’m curious how these two technologies would work together.
For instance, would I be able to access the Docker for Windows client directly from the Linux Subsystem? Or would I have to use the native Linux Docker client to connect to the Docker engine running in the Docker for Windows VM manually (and if this is the case, any plans to streamline this use case as well)? Or maybe the Docker team has some other ideas in mind for potential integrations between these platforms? If so, I’d love to hear about them.
Docker for Windows is great for teams that use Windows exclusively, but running the Docker client in Powershell/CMD still complicates things for the cross-platform use-case due to differences in the scripting language between Powershell/CMD and Bash. I’d love to hear how others in the community might be using Docker and Docker for Windows in a cross platform setting without having to maintain separate scripts for each platform.