Infrastructure plumbing

We provide the necessary plumbing that helps developers build, ship and run their applications, anywhere.

  • Runc

    A lightweight universal runtime container

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  • Containerd

    A daemon to control runC, built for performance and density

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  • Libnetwork

    A native Go implementation for connecting containers

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  • Notary

    Tools for running and interacting with trusted collections

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  • HyperKit

    A toolkit for embedding hypervisor capabilities in your application

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  • VPNKit

    Toolkit & services for helping HyperKit VMs interoperate with host VPN configurations

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  • DataKit

    A tool to orchestrate applications using a 9P dataflow

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  • Swarmkit

    A toolkit for orchestrating distributed systems at any scale

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  • InfraKit

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

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Open industry standards

Docker engineers collaborate with open source projects and organizations tackling the various aspects of containerization

  • The Open Container Initiative

    The Open Container Initiative is an open governance structure, formed under the Linux foundation, to create open industry standards for container formats and runtime.

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  • Runc

    RunC is a CLI tool for spawning and running container according to the OCI specification

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  • Cloud Native Computing Foundation

    CNCF brings users interoperable, reference stack implementations for multi-container, multi-host “cloud native” distributed applications, based on various container orchestration stacks such as Docker, Apache Mesos and Kubernetes.
  • Linux Foundation

    The Linux Foundation is a nonprofit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux and collaborative software development. Docker depends on a number of technologies developed by the members of the Linux community

    Linux Foundation
  • Cloud Foundry Foundation

    A Linux Foundation Collaborative Project which purpose is to make Cloud Foundry the leading application platform for cloud computing worldwide

    Cloud Foundry
  • Apache Software Foundation

    The mission of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is to provide software for the public good. The Apache Aurora project runs applications and services across a shared pool of machines, and is responsible for keeping them running, forever

    Apache Aurora
  • Eclipse Foundation

    Eclipse Foundation projects are focused on building an open development platform comprised of extensible frameworks, tools and runtimes for building, deploying and managing software across the lifecycle

    Eclipse Foundation