Various Products for Various Needs

In this lesson you will learn which Docker product to use depending on your requirements.

We'll cover the following

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.

In short:

Use Product
Developer machine Docker Engine Community or Docker Desktop
Small server, small expectations Docker Engine Community
Serious stuff/Critical applications Docker Engine Enterprise or Kubernetes

The rest of this chapter will point you to installation steps for various platforms.

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