Microsoft Windows Subsystem for Linux on Windows Server
The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is available in Windows Insider builds of Windows Server. Now developers and application administrators can run tools they use in Linux environments alongside Cmd and PowerShell.
If you want to jump straight in, the installation guide is available here.
Why include WSL on Windows Server?
We want Windows, including Windows Server, to be a great place for developers. We know developers, system administrators, people managing services and people building services all occasionally need tools available on Linux. Many more would like to run Linux tools as part of their workflow as a matter of convenience.
Previously, there were a few options:
Read the entire article here, Windows Subsystem for Linux on Windows Server
via the fine folks at Microsoft.