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Windows 10 Home or Pro

I am buying a new PC (after being a Mac user for many years) and have to decide between Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro.

Looking at the Docker installation instructions, I see both Home and Pro are supported. Home uses WSL2 and Pro uses Hyper-V as I understand it.

From the ‘future of Docker on Windows’ article, I understand the WSL2 is the future, so am I right in thinking I would be better choosing Windows 10 Home rather than going for Pro?

Are there any reasons to use Pro over Home in terms of running Docker?


Pro also works with WSL2, you could choose for Hyper-V on pro because this is not supported on Home but also on pro WSL2 is the way to go.