Versions: [1.75.0, 1.76.0, 1.77.0, 1.78.0]


Download        : docker pull
Compressed Size : 48MB


Boost provides free peer-reviewed portable C++ source libraries, emphasizing libraries that work well with the C++ Standard Library. Boost libraries are intended to be widely useful, and usable across a broad spectrum of applications. The Boost license encourages both commercial and non-commercial use.


Pull (Download)

To download the latest version of boost run,

docker pull

or to download a specific version of boost run,

docker pull


To run the container as an application run,

docker run --rm boost --version

or to run the container in an interactive session run,

docker run -it --rm bash

Mounting volumes between the container and your machine

To access files from your machine within the boost container you’ll have to mount them using the -v external/path:internal/path option.

For example,

docker run -v ~/Documents/Data:/Data boost /Data/myData.csv

which will mount the ~/Documents/Data directory on your computer to the /Data directory within the container.


If you’re looking to use this container in an HPC environment we recommend using Singularity-HPC to use the container just as any other module on the cluster. Check out the SHPC boost container here.