Docker 1.9 – Virtual Networks, Persistent Storage, Production-Ready Swarm


Docker 1.9 – Virtual Networks, Persistent Storage, Production-Ready Swarm
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Docker 1.9 is released, read Announcing Docker 1.9 for complete details. This release contains:

  • Docker 1.9.0 Client Binary
  • Docker Machine 0.5.0
  • Docker Compose 0.5.0
  • Docker Toolbox 1.9.0
  • Docker Swarm 1.0.0

Some of the key features are:

  • Create virtual networks that span multiple hosts and backed by multiple plugins such as Calico, Weave, Cisco, and others (full details)
  • Persistent storage support using new volume management system and backed Flocker or Ceph (full details)
  • Docker Swarm is 1.0.0 and ready for production, tested with 1000 nodes and 30,000 containers (complete list, Announcing Swarm 1.0)
  • Docker Machine code is split into core Docker Machine client and multiple binaries, one each for the driver (complete list)
  • Docker Compose now runs on Windows, environment variables are supported in `docker-compose.yml` file (complete list)

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