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Run your databases in Docker and make them as portable as the rest of your app
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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?

Companies

Developers
12 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Flocker.

Flocker Integrations

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
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Open-Source
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Easily manage Docker containers with Data
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Easy setup
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Great support from their team
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Multi-host docker-compose support
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Only requires docker

Flocker's Features

  • 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

What are some alternatives to Flocker?
Docker
The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
ceph
In computing,It is a free-software storage platform, implements object storage on a single distributed computer cluster, and provides interfaces for object-, block- and file-level storage.
Portworx
It is the cloud native storage company that enterprises depend on to reduce the cost and complexity of rapidly deploying containerized applications across multiple clouds and on-prem environments.
Kubernetes
Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
Docker Compose
With Compose, you define a multi-container application in a single file, then spin your application up in a single command which does everything that needs to be done to get it running.
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Flocker's Followers
49 developers follow Flocker to keep up with related blogs and decisions.