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.


Define and run multi-container applications with Docker


A set of tooling for building and packaging software using containers

Docker CLI

A command line tool that allows you to interact with Docker


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


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

CNCF 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


The reference implementation for the Open Container Initiative (OCI)


A toolkit for orchestrating distributed systems at any scale

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