Flocker 1.14: Ubuntu 16.04 Support and Compatible with Docker 1.12

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This week brings more developments with the official release of Flocker 1.14.

  • Flocker can now be installed on Ubuntu 16.04.
  • Flocker and the Flocker Docker Plugin are now compatible with Docker 1.12. Flocker 1.14.0 has been tested with Docker 1.12.0.
  • The container API now accepts a swappable parameter to control a container’s memory swappiness behavior.

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Use Flocker on Ubuntu 16.04

Flocker now supports the latest release of Ubuntu 16.04 including its native kernel module for ZFS. Browse to our installation on 16.04 docs to find out how to use it with Ubuntu 16.04.

$ docker info
Containers: 0
 Running: 0
 Paused: 0
 Stopped: 0
Images: 0
Server Version: 1.12.1
...
Swarm: inactive
Runtimes: runc
Default Runtime: runc
Security Options: apparmor seccomp
Kernel Version: 4.4.0-28-generic
Operating System: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
OSType: linux
Architecture: x86_64
CPUs: 1
Total Memory: 3.613 GiB

$ docker volume ls
DRIVER              VOLUME NAME
flocker             flocker-volume-1

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Use Flocker with Docker 1.12

Flocker is now compatible with the new features offered in Docker 1.12 including swarm mode.

Swappiness Parameter

The Flocker containers API now supports setting the swappiness parameter for containers. See --memory-swappiness= in the docker run reference.

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