Docker Compose

Define and run multi-container applications with Docker (by docker)

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Posts with mentions or reviews of Docker Compose. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-15.
  • Running Docker on WSL2 the right way | 2021-10-15
    # Finds the latest version $ compose_version=$(curl -fsSL -o /dev/null -w "%{url_effective}" # Downloads the binary to the plugins folder $ curl -fL --create-dirs -o ~/.docker/cli-plugins/docker-compose \ "${compose_version}/docker-compose-linux-$(uname -m)" # Assigns execution permission to it $ chmod +x ~/.docker/cli-plugins/docker-compose
  • A Question on Database
    Alternatively dockerize your app, and provide a compose file to your teacher.
  • Broken install url in Docker Compose docs | 2021-10-13
    sudo curl -L "$(uname -s)-$(uname -m)" -o /usr/local/bin/docker-compose | 2021-10-13
  • Docker Compose V2 available on Fedora (Docker AWS ECS plugin) ? | 2021-10-09
    The link you posted ( has binaries available for different architectures using Linux. | 2021-10-09
  • not working? | 2021-10-09
    An option is building and running jamovi from source using Docker. Install docker-compose from, selecting docker-compose-darwin-x86_64 if you have an Intel Mac or docker-compose-darwin-aarch64 for Apple Silicon. Then follow the instructions on the jamovi GitHub ( in the running section of the readme.
  • Deploy Appwrite to AWS using Terraform and Ansible | 2021-10-07
    - become: yes hosts: all name: deploy-appwrite user: ubuntu tasks: - name: Update all packages apt: upgrade: dist update_cache: yes cache_valid_time: 3600 - name: Install a list of common dependancy packages apt: pkg: - apt-transport-https - ca-certificates - software-properties-common # install docker - name: docker gpg setup apt_key: url: state: present - name: add docker apt repository apt_repository: repo: deb [arch=amd64] focal stable update_cache: yes state: present - name: Update repositories cache apt: update_cache: yes - name: Install docker-ce apt: name: docker-ce - name: add ubuntu to docker user: name: ubuntu group: docker # install docker-compose - name: get platform shell: "uname -s" args: executable: /bin/bash register: platform - name: get architecture shell: "uname -m" args: executable: /bin/bash register: arch - name: install docker-compose get_url: url:{{platform.stdout}}-{{arch.stdout}} dest: /usr/local/bin/docker-compose mode: "u+x,g+x" - name: Install Docker SDK for Python apt: pkg: - python3 - python3-pip - name: Update repositories cache apt: update_cache: yes - name: Install Docker SDK for Python pip: name: "docker<5" become: yes - name: Install docker-compose SDK for Python pip: name: "docker-compose" become: yes # deploy appwrite - name: Create appwrite directory file: path: /home/ubuntu/appwrite/ state: directory - name: Copy docker-compose.yml template: src: templates/docker-compose.yml.j2 dest: /home/ubuntu/appwrite/docker-compose.yml - name: Copy .env template: src: templates/.env dest: /home/ubuntu/appwrite/.env - name: docker compose up docker_compose: project_src: /home/ubuntu/appwrite register: output | 2021-10-07
    our newly provisioned EC2 instance has a fresh copy of ubuntu, so we need need to install docker and docker-compose to deploy appwrite.
  • How to deploy Amplication app to DigitalOcean | 2021-10-06
    sudo curl -L`uname -s`-`uname -m` -o /usr/local/bin/docker-compose sudo chmod +x /usr/local/bin/docker-compose
  • How to write tests for applications that use MongoDB as a storage | 2021-10-03
    Here comes Docker and Docker Compose. I am not going to spend much time explaining Docker, but if you want I can write a separate blog about it.
  • Export Docker run variables? | 2021-10-01
  • Installing Docker and Docker Compose | 2021-10-01
    Unlike the installation for Docker Engine where it automatically installs the latest version, Docker Compose has to have the version manually specified. At the time of writing, the latest version is 1.29.2. The latest version can be viewed at the Compose repository release page on GitHub. Feel free to substitute the version in the command above as needed.
  • Docker Compose v2 released
    Release note:
    wget -O /usr/local/bin/docker-compose


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docker/compose is an open source project licensed under Apache License 2.0 which is an OSI approved license.

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