Docker Compose is a tool that natively integrates with Docker and makes managing multi-container applications a breeze.
The benefits Docker Compose provides are numerous some of which include.
Docker Compose is readily available in most distributions repositories.
You can install Docker Compose on Ubuntu and Debian-based distributions using the following command.
On Arch and Manjaro you may use.
On Fedora you can use the dnf command.
You may need to put a bit more effort in installing Docker Compose on CentOS.
For any other distributions you can always look at the installation docs for information on obtaining the needed packages.
Docker Compose files are stored under the name docker-compose.yml and are automatically found when you run docker-compose commands in the same directory. Its syntax takes the form of you guessed it YAML. .