Docker (software)

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Original author(s)Solomon Hykes
Developer(s)Docker, Inc.
Initial releaseMarch 20, 2013; 9 years ago (2013-03-20)
Stable release
20.10.14 Edit this on Wikidata / 23 March 2022; 41 days ago (23 March 2022)
Written inGo
Operating systemLinux, Windows, macOS
Platformx86-64, ARM, s390x, ppc64le
TypeOS-level virtualization
LicenseFree / Paid [1]

Docker is a platform as a service that enables building, testing and deploying multiple applications in packages called containers. It is light weighted compared to virtual machine. It can be run on Linux, Windows, and MacOS

References[change | change source]

  1. "Docker FAQs".