DOCKER ENTERPRISE EDITION (EE)

Docker Enterprise Edition is the only enterprise-ready container platform that enables organizations to accelerate digital and multi-cloud initiatives by automating the delivery of legacy and modern applications using an agile operating model with integrated security.

  • FREEDOM OF CHOICE

    FREEDOM OF CHOICE

    Get the flexibility to evolve your application portfolio in the way that makes sense for your organization. Start big or start small - Docker works to extend the life of your legacy applications with a platform that is also for new development.

  • AGILE OPERATIONS

    AGILE OPERATIONS

    Standardize and automate the way you build, manage, and secure applications across departments. Because Docker puts developers and IT operations on the same platform, they can work smarter and faster together.

  • INTEGRATED SECURITY

    INTEGRATED SECURITY

    Get an integrated security framework for delivering safer applications and improving policy automation that maintains performance and doesn’t get in your way.

  • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

    PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

    Partner with Docker Solution Architecture engagements designed to address your needs at every step of the Docker journey.

  • SUPPORT AND CERTIFICATION

    SUPPORT AND CERTIFICATION

    Get access to SLA-backed, enterprise-grade support directly from Docker. Operate securely with Certified Plug-ins and Infrastructure and get access to Certified Applications from Docker Store.

DOCKER COMMUNITY EDITION (CE)

For the Do-it-Yourself operators and developers, Docker Community Edition (CE) is the world’s leading container runtime and a great way to begin exploration of containers. And it’s available for free.

  • UNIVERSAL PACKAGING

    UNIVERSAL PACKAGING

    Easily package apps written in any programming language or service into containers without the risk of incompatibilities or version conflicts. Isolated containers are then portable to any machine running Docker.

  • COMPLETE DEVELOPER TOOLKIT

    COMPLETE DEVELOPER TOOLKIT

    Everything you need to build, test and run multi-container apps from an interactive CLI with support for any programming language. Start from scratch or browse and download from thousands of ready to use containers in Docker Store.

  • EXTENSIBLE ARCHITECTURE

    EXTENSIBLE ARCHITECTURE

    Open APIs, plugins and drivers make it easy to integrate with 3rd party systems and to change storage and networking backends with little to no code changes.

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  • Docker Community Edition (CE)

    Docker CE is available for free and is ideal for developers and small teams looking to get started with Docker to build container apps. Docker CE offers a monthly or quarterly release cadence for both the adventurous and practical developer.

    Available for Click to Select your Platform:

    Apple Windows AWS Fedora Ubuntu Azure CentOS Distribution Debian

    Features

    • The latest version of Docker container engine optimized for available infrastructure
    • Access to bleeding edge features with frequent release cadence
    • Unlimited public and one free private repo as a service *
    • Automated builds as a service *

    Support

    • Nightly build for leading edge features
    • Twice-a-year release with a seven month maintenance window
    • Community support on the Docker Community Forums and bug fixes for current shipping version

    Price

    Free to use

    Download from Docker Store *Docker Cloud provides free and paid subscription services Support Details for CE Learn More
  • Docker Enterprise Edition (EE)

    Docker EE is an enterprise-ready container platform delivered as a subscription of software, support and certification. As a complete platform solution, Docker EE includes a secure container runtime, choice of Swarm and Kubernetes orchestration, and a set of security, governance, and automation solutions for the end-to-end lifecycle management of containerized applications.

    Available for Click to Select your Platform:

    Ubuntu CentOS Distribution Windows AWS Redhat Azure Oracle Linux SLES

    Features

    • The only container platform with a built-in choice of orchestrators (Docker Swarm and Kubernetes), operating systems, (Windows and multiple Linux distributions), and supported infrastructure (bare metal, VMs, cloud, and more).
    • Digital authentication and security scanning of application images
    • Monitoring and operational controls
    • Extensibility to integrate with both existing and new ecosystem tools
    • Automated application deployment with governance and policy-based controls
    • Simple container-based development and application definition
    • Integration with automated application pipelines
    • The latest version of Docker container engine on Certified Infrastructure (Enterprise OS and Cloud providers)
    • Certified Containers from third-party ISV vendors
    • Certified Plugins from networking and storage vendors

    Support

    • Two years of maintenance per release
    • Enterprise class support with defined SLAs and private support channels
    • Extended backported hotfixes and patches for all supported versions
    • Collaborative support and assurances on third party Certified Plugins and Containers
    • Full set of services and training to accelerate your container journey

    Price

    Annual subscriptions include software, support, and certification.
    Available from Docker Sales, Authorized Partners and Docker Store