Various Products for Various Needs
- In a production environment that runs containers hosting critical applications, you would rather have your favorite admins install Docker Enterprise. However, on your development machine or a continuous integration build machine, you can use the free Docker Engine Community or Docker Desktop depending on your machine type.
|Developer machine||Docker Engine Community |
|Small server, small expectations||Docker Engine Community|
|Serious stuff/Critical applications||Docker Engine Enterprise |
Whatever the edition you install, you can check your installation by running the following command in a command-line (your terminal on Linux, or PowerShell on Windows):
docker run hello-world