Docker Build Cloud setup
Before you can start using Docker Build Cloud, you must add the builder to your local environment.
To get started with Docker Build Cloud, you need to:
- Download and install Docker Desktop version 4.26.0 or later.
- Sign up for a Docker Build Cloud subscription in the Docker Build Cloud Dashboard.
To use Docker Build Cloud without Docker Desktop, you must download and install
a version of Buildx with support for Docker Build Cloud (the
You can find compatible Buildx binaries on the releases page of
If you plan on building with Docker Build Cloud using the
docker compose build command, you also need a version of Docker Compose that supports Docker
Build Cloud. You can find compatible Docker Compose binaries on the releases
You can add a cloud builder using the CLI, with the
docker buildx create
command, or using the Docker Desktop settings GUI.
Sign in to your Docker account.
$ docker login
Add the cloud builder endpoint.
$ docker buildx create --driver cloud <ORG>/<BUILDER_NAME>
ORGwith the Docker Hub namespace of your Docker organization.
This creates a builder named
Sign in to your Docker account using the Sign in button in Docker Desktop.
Open the Docker Desktop settings and navigate to the Builders tab.
Under Available builders, select Connect to builder.
The builder has native support for the
architectures. This gives you a high-performance build cluster for building
multi-platform images natively.