Open Source

Docker collaborates with the open source ecosystem through an array of projects that continue to fuel the containerization movement, the Docker platform and other Docker products.

Open Source Projects

We provide the necessary components and tooling that helps developers and IT operators build, ship and run their applications, anywhere. In the last few years, millions of people worldwide have downloaded these container components.

BuildKit

A set of tooling for building and packaging software using containers

Compose

Define and run multi-container applications with Docker

containerd

The industry-standard core container runtime, donated to the CNCF (Cloud-native Computing Foundation) with an emphasis on simplicity, robustness and portability

DataKit

A tool to orchestrate applications using a 9P dataflow

Docker CLI

The cli used in the Docker CE and Docker EE products.

Docker Distribution

The Docker toolset to pack, ship, store, and deliver content.

HyperKit

A toolkit for embedding hypervisor capabilities in your application

InfraKit

A toolkit for creating and managing declarative, self-healing infrastructure

Libnetwork

A native Go implementation for connecting containers

Moby

An open framework to assemble specialized container systems without reinventing the wheel.

Notary

A tool for running and interacting with trusted content collection - donated to the CNCF

Runc

The reference implementation for the Open Container Initiative (OCI)

Swarmkit

A toolkit for orchestrating distributed systems at any scale

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