We have data on 106,460 companies that use Docker. The companies using Docker are most often found in United States and in the Information Technology and Services industry. Docker is most often used by companies with 10-50 employees and 1M-10M dollars in revenue. Our data for Docker usage goes back as far as 8 years.
We use the best indexing techniques combined with advanced data science to monitor the market share of over 15,000 technology products, including OS-level Virtualization (Containers). By scanning billions of public documents, we are able to collect deep insights on every company, with over 100 data fields per company at an average. In the OS-level Virtualization (Containers) category, Docker has a market share of about 97.6%. Other major and competing products in this category include:
Docker is an open-source project that automates the deployment of applications inside software containers, by providing an additional layer of abstraction and automation of operating-system-level virtualization on Linux. Docker uses resource isolation features of the Linux kernel such as cgroups and kernel namespaces to allow independent "containers" to run within a single Linux instance, avoiding the overhead of starting and maintaining virtual machines.
Looking at Docker customers by industry, we find that Information Technology and Services (27%), Computer Software (17%) and Internet (5%) are the largest segments.
39% of Docker customers are in United States, 7% are in United Kingdom, 6% are in Germany and 6% are in India.
Of all the customers that are using Docker, 41% are small (<50 employees), 45% are medium-sized and 14% are large (>1000 employees).
Of all the customers that are using Docker, a majority (74%) are small (<$50M), 14% are large (>$1000M) and 7% are medium-sized.