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 build and ship their applications so they can run anywhere. In the last few years, millions of people worldwide have downloaded these container components.

Testcontainers

Testcontainers is an open source framework for providing throwaway, lightweight instances of databases, message brokers, web browsers and more

Compose

Define and run multi-container applications with Docker

BuildKit

A set of tooling for building and packaging software using containers

DataKit

A tool to orchestrate applications using a 9P dataflow

Docker CLI

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

containerd

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

HyperKit

A toolkit for embedding hypervisor capabilities in your application

InfraKit

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

Docker Distribution

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

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

Libnetwork

A native Go implementation for connecting containers

Runc

The reference implementation for the Open Container Initiative (OCI)

Swarmkit

A toolkit for orchestrating distributed systems at any scale

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