Announcing Docker Enterprise Edition

Today we are announcing Docker Enterprise Edition (EE), a new version of the Docker platform optimized for business-critical deployments. Docker EE is supported by Docker Inc., is available on certified operating systems and cloud providers and runs certified Containers and Plugins from Docker Store. Docker EE is available in three tiers: Basic comes with the Docker platform, support and certification, and Standard and Advanced tiers add advanced container management (Docker Datacenter) and Docker Security Scanning. For consistency, we are also renaming the free Docker products to Docker Community Edition (CE) and adopting a new lifecycle and time-based versioning scheme for both Docker EE and CE. Today’s Docker CE and EE 17.03 release is the first to use the new scheme. Docker CE and EE are released quarterly, and CE also has a monthly “Edge” option. Each Docker EE release is supported and maintained for one year and Continue reading…

Announcing Docker 1.2.0

The hardworking folk at Docker, Inc. are proud to announce the release of version 1.2.0 of Docker. We’ve made improvements throughout the Docker platform, including updates to Docker Engine, Docker Hub, and our documentation. Highlights include these new features: restart policies We added a –restart flag to docker run to specify a restart policy for your container. Currently, there are three policies available: no – Do not restart the container if it dies. (default) on-failure – Restart the container if it exits with a non-zero exit code. Can also accept an optional maximum restart count (e.g. on-failure:5). always – Always restart the container no matter what exit code is returned. This deprecates the –restart flag on the Docker daemon. A few examples: Redis will endlessly try to restart if the container exits docker run –restart=always redis If redis exits with a non-zero Continue reading…