# Getting started
To get your hands on a dot.base instance you have two options.
Option A. dot.base is designed to be easy-to-setup. The whole deployment is based on docker and can be deployed on a virtual server within minutes. Just follow the steps below to get started.
Option B. If you don't have the time or expertise to manage a virtual server and its software, dont worry. Just drop us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll figure this out 🙃!
# Deploying dot.base
Want an dot.base instance of your own? The easiest way is to deploy our docker stack. Just follow the steps below to get started. Here is some Music (opens new window) to listen to while you're installing. If you're not up and running, when the playlist ends drop us a message and we will help out.
- A linux based virtual server.
- Docker Engine >= v1.13 (opens new window)
This section is currently under construction 🚧.