After the honeymoon phase with docker is over, you find some pitfalls with docker on osx. Most pitfalls only matter for local development, so everything is fine on the linux server (Why don’t I have linux as my desktop os?). The virtual box file sharing is really slow! Your django app doesn’t starts anymore within the blink of an eye. It’s takes like 5-10sec now. I tried out multiple things for the file sharing problem.