Arnaud Porterie

Docker’s Experimental Binary

Docker is an incredibly fast-moving project. As the project grows and acquires users, making changes becomes more complex. In particular, any patch that impacts user experience is a tough call. Each feature that Docker ships is immediately adopted by hundreds or thousands of users. We’ve seen on other projects, it’s quite common to distribute different flavors of an application, some of which move faster than others, and some of which might be less proof-tested than others. Today, we add one such flavor by introducing Docker’s experimental binary.   About the Docker experimental binary Docker’s experimental binary gives you access to bleeding edge features that are not in, and may never make it into, Docker’s official release.  An experimental build allows users to try out features early and give feedback to the Docker maintainers.  In this way, we hope to refine Continue reading…