Install Docker Compose on Linux CentOS Docker Host

In this blog post, I will show you how to install Docker Compose on Linux CentOS Docker host.

Docker Compose is a powerful tool that streamlines the management of multi-container Docker applications, enabling developers to define and run complex applications with ease.

By using a YAML file to configure application services, Docker Compose allows you to orchestrate multiple containers to work together in a coherent environment.

This simplifies both development and testing by ensuring that your software runs identically in different environments. With Docker Compose, you can automate the deployment of services, manage their interconnectivity, and handle service-specific settings all through a single declarative file.

This not only boosts productivity but also enhances the reproducibility of software builds, making it an essential tool for developers working in diverse teams or those who need to manage multiple service components effectively.

Install Docker Compose on Linux CentOS Docker Host

To check the latest version of Docker Compose, visit the following link and note down the version number.

Install Docker Compose

To install docker-compose, I will use the following command line, which is using curl.

Note: The command is downloading version 1.25.5; when downloading a different version, changing the number to the version is needed.

After I finish downloading the file, I will run the following commands.

Check Version

I will run the command below to check which version I have on my machine.