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


Define and run multi-container applications with Docker


A set of tooling for building and packaging software using containers


A tool to orchestrate applications using a 9P dataflow

Docker CLI

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


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


A toolkit for embedding hypervisor capabilities in your application


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

Docker Distribution

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


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


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


A native Go implementation for connecting containers


The reference implementation for the Open Container Initiative (OCI)


A toolkit for orchestrating distributed systems at any scale

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