What is Docker
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Docker provides a suite of development tools, services, trusted content, and automations, used individually or together, to accelerate the delivery of secure applications.
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How Docker works
Accelerate how you build, share, and run applications
Docker helps developers build, share, and run applications anywhere — without tedious environment configuration or management.
Spin up new environments quickly
Develop your own unique applications with Docker images and create multiple containers using Docker Compose.
Integrate with your existing tools
Docker works with all development tools such as VS Code, CircleCI, and GitHub.
Containerize applications for consistency
Run in any environment consistently from on-premises Kubernetes to AWS ECS, Azure ACI, Google GKE, and more.
New to containers?
We got you covered! Get started with the basics with our guide to containers, including what they are, their advantage over virtual machines, and more.
Meet the community
Stop by any of the hundreds of meetups around the world to connect in-person, or join our Slack and Discourse for virtual peer support. Our Docker Captains are also a great source of developer insight and expertise.
Join our open source program
Our Docker-Sponsored Open Source program is ideal for developers working on non-commercial projects.
Develop from code to cloud with partners that you trust
Our partnerships ensure that your development pipeline network will work in your preferred environment — whether local or in the cloud.
Simplify the development of your multi-container applications from Docker CLI to Amazon EKS and Serverless.
Integrate with your favorite tools and images
How to get started
Your path to accelerated application development starts here.
Learn how to install Docker for Mac, Windows, or Linux and explore our developer tools.
Containerize your first app
Develop a solid understanding of the Docker basics with our step-by-step developer guide.
Choose a subscription that’s right for you
Find your perfect balance of collaboration, security, and support with a Docker subscription.