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Getting Started with Docker

About Docker

Docker provides the ability to package and run an application in a loosely isolated environment called a container. The isolation and security allow you to run many containers simultaneously on a given host.

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Underlying OS: CentOS 8.1 Server (64 Bit)

Minimum System Requirements

1 vCPU Core
1 GB RAM (2 GB recommended)
10 GB of Disk

Getting Started

Once the application is installed, you need to install Docker Compose by logging into the server.

Docker Compose is used to launch and link multiple containers and these containers depends on each other. For example:- Launching LAMP/LEMP applications inside containers.

Please refer to the guide here -

Afterwards, verify the Docker Installation using the following command

docker run hello-world

Important files and documents

Docker official documentation site:


Updated on: 05/28/2020

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