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Pods are running container instances. You can pull an instance from a container registry such as Docker Hub, GitHub Container Registry, Amazon Elastic Container Registry, or another compatible registry.


When building an image for RunPod, use the flag --platform linux/amd64,linux/arm64 to ensure your image is compatible with the platform.

You can jump straight to a running Pod by starting from a template. For more customization, you can configure the following:

To get started, see how to Choose a Pod then see the instructions on Manage Pods.