There are two modes for the containers: Windows Server Containers and Hyper-V Containers
From a development perspective it does not matter because the only difference is a flag Hyper-V / Windows Server container. That is why I wrote two modes and not two types.
Windows Server Containers vs. Hyper-V Containers
Windows Server Containers
Similar to traditional Docker containers.
- There is a very small probability that malware will be able to use exploit and affect host OS.
Applications are isolated from the OS using virtualization technology.
- If you are paranoid...
- Host OS (VM / physical machine) has to have installed Hyper-V.