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Does Docker use Hardware Virtualization? The short answer is: no. Docker needs a 64-bit Linux OS running a modern enough kernel to operate properly. Which means if that what you have happily running on your hardware without hw virtualization support, it will be plenty enough for Docker.Why should you use Docker?
Docker is a basic tool, like git or java, that you should start incorporating into your daily development and ops practices. Use Docker as version control system for your entire app's operating system. Use Docker when you want to distribute/collaborate on your app's operating system with a team.How to check Docker version?
But probably a lot easier if you right click on the windows icon in the lower left corner, pick Apps and Features and click Docker Desktop in the list on the right hand side of the new window. You will see a version number like 126.96.36.199 or similar. This is the version of Docker Desktop.Can I run Windows OS in Docker?
Applications that run on docker are limited to applications that are natively supported by the host operating system. In other words, Docker for Windows can only host Windows applications inside Docker containers, and Docker on Linux supports only Linux apps.