Recently Microsoft has announced WSL 2. If you don't know what WSL is, you can read a blog post I wrote about it here. On WSL 1, the performance is a known issue, but it seems Microsoft has been making up lost ground.
On their official blog post, plenty of changes have been announced, such as: up to 20x performance improvement, full Linux kernel call compatibility (as the Linux kernel will be shipped with Windows), and so on.
WSL 2 will be a much more powerful platform for you to run your Linux apps on, and will empower you to do more with a Linux environment on Windows.
What do you think about it?