Sitecore is quickly becoming a product where cloud and containers have a role to play. Now that companies are starting to master Sitecore Content Management, they need options for true cloud scale deployment. This is where docker and cloud services such as Azure or AWS come in.
Developers and IT administrators can create custom Docker compose scripts to ensure delivery follows the polices set by the enterprise. Below are the steps needed to get started with your first Sitecore Docker experience.
Find your license file or Apply for Developer license here
You will need a Sitecore License file or the product will not function
Establish your Environment
Currently Windows 10 Professional or 2016 Server are required to use Docker (on Windows)
If you have the budget, Azure and AWS are perfect places to create a Virtual Machine
Download your Version of Sitecore
Version 9 is one of the best to use as it is the latest version and most docker scripts support it