It is possible to run Starburst Enterprise platform (SEP) in a Docker container for initial exploration
and testing. The SEP Docker image
available on DockerHub and the
Starburst Harbor instance. It contains a full SEP distribution, including all
connectors and other features such as the Trino CLI.
Out of the box, SEP container images provide a single node cluster with the following catalogs configured:
Using the Docker container in production#
While it is possible to deploy SEP as a full cluster from the Docker container by mounting separate sets of configuration files for the cluster, coordinator and workers, it is not recommended. Instead, Starburst offers a full Kubernetes deployment option, including Docker containers and Helm charts for Apache Ranger and Hive Metastore.
Trying SEP with the Docker container#
For a detailed guide on trying SEP with Docker, visit our user guide, which covers: