What is Flocker?
Flocker is a data volume manager and multi-host Docker cluster management tool. With it you can control your data using the same tools you use for your stateless applications. This means that you can run your databases, queues and key-value stores in Docker and move them around as easily as the rest of your app.
Flocker is a tool in the Container Tools category of a tech stack.
Flocker is an open source tool with 3.3K GitHub stars and 300 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Flocker's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Flocker?
12 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Flocker.
Docker, Kubernetes, Amazon EC2, Docker Compose, and Docker Swarm are some of the popular tools that integrate with Flocker. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with Flocker.
Pros of Flocker
Easily manage Docker containers with Data
Great support from their team
Multi-host docker-compose support
Only requires docker
- Move containers and their data together between hostsRun multiple containers on multiple machinesDefine your application as a set of connected containersEasily move between dev, staging and production
Flocker Alternatives & Comparisons
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