Docker Alternatives for Windows

Popular Alternatives to Docker for Windows. Explore 8 Windows apps like Docker, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

Docker is an open-source engine that automates the deployment of any application as a lightweight, portable, self-sufficient container that will run virtually anywhere. If your looking for more info about Docker like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 4/3/2018 3:54:00 PM

Alternatives to Docker for Windows with any license

  • Vagrant

    Create and manage virtualized development environments. Vagrant is a tool for building complete development environments. With an easy-to-use workflow and focus on automation, Vagrant lowers development environment setup time, increases development/production parity, and makes the "works on my machine" excuse a relic of the past.

    • Vagrant builds packages for VMWare and Docker. Docker runs the packages. Guest • Nov 2015 • 10 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Docker is virtual environment manager, vagrant operates with boxes that fundamentally virtual machines with specific configuration. Guest • May 2016 • 8 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Vagrant will run VMs not containers Guest • Sep 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • Vagrant need docker in most cases. Guest • Nov 2017 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD VirtualBox ... VMware Workstation VMware Fusion FreeBSD

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  • Singularity Container

    Singularity creates a virtual environment for applications without the performance penalties associated with virtual machines. Best of both worlds: it simplifies the deployment of applications across different clusters and supercomputers by avoiding the laborious process of rehosting those applications for each distinct environment, without requiring a virtualized hardware layer..

    • Lightweight, very easy to setup. Moving containers between servers is as easy as copying a file. lgibelliApr 2018 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Nanobox

    Nanobox is the ideal platform for developers. Taking on the role of DevOps, so you don't have to, Nanobox does all your infrastructure creation, configuration, and management, so you're able to focus on code, not config. Create consistent, isolated, development environments that are easily shareable with anyone, and can be deployed to any host (AWS, Digital Ocean, Azure, Google, etc.). Easily manage production applications with the Nanobox dashboard.

    Commercial Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • Panamax

    Panamax is a containerized app creator with an open-source app marketplace hosted in GitHub. Panamax provides a friendly interface for users of Docker, Fleet & CoreOS. With Panamax, you can easily create, share and deploy any no matter how complex it might be.

    • Discontinued

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web

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  • WinDocks

    Develop and run .NET and SQL Server applications on Windows Server 2012 using Docker commands and Web UI. WinDocks includes support for .NET, all editions of SQL Server 2008, 2012, and 2014, and 2016. Running SQL Server in containers opens up new support for agile and DevOps processes, with the ability to provision a complex containerized application in seconds, and support a dev or test team with separate containers on a shared VM. New in Windocks 2.

    Commercial Windows

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  • Spoonium

    Spoonium allows you to package applications and their dependencies into a lightweight, isolated virtual environment called a "container." Containerized ("Spooned") applications can then be run on any Windows machine that has Spoonium installed, no matter the underlying infrastructure. This eliminates installs, conflicts, breaks, and missing dependencies. Spoonium is 100% free for public projects.

    Free Windows

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  • Stakkr

    A recompose tool that uses docker compose to easily create / maintain a stack of services, for example for web development. Via a configuration file you can setup the required services and let stakkr link and start everything for you. A good and simple alternative to Vagrant !

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Fig

    Fast, isolated development environments using Docker.

    • Discontinued "Fig has been replaced by Docker Compose, and is now deprecated. The new documentation is on the Docker website."

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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