Docker (software)

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Docker is a set of platform as a service (PaaS) products that use OS-level virtualization to deliver software in packages called containers.[4] The service has both free and premium tiers. The software that hosts the containers is called Docker Engine.[5] It was first released in 2013 and is developed by Docker, Inc.[6]

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Original author(s)Solomon Hykes
Developer(s)Docker, Inc.
Initial releaseMarch 20, 2013; 10 years ago (2013-03-20)[1]
Stable release
24.0.7[2] Edit this on Wikidata / 26 October 2023; 30 days ago (26 October 2023)
Written inGo[3]
Operating systemLinux, Windows, macOS
Platformx86-64, ARM, s390x, ppc64le
TypeOS-level virtualization
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Docker is a tool that is used to automate the deployment of applications in lightweight containers so that applications can work efficiently in different environments in isolation.

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