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Docker and storage driver


(Wheestermans) #1

Currently my docker environment is using devicemapper as storage driver

sh-4.2# docker info
Containers: 36
Running: 25
Paused: 0
Stopped: 11
Images: 16
Server Version: 17.06.2-ee-8
Storage Driver: devicemapper
** Pool Name: docker-thinpool**
** Pool Blocksize: 524.3kB**
** Base Device Size: 10.74GB**
** Backing Filesystem: xfs**
** Data file: **
** Metadata file: **
** Data Space Used: 3.489GB**
** Data Space Total: 51GB**
** Data Space Available: 47.51GB**
** Metadata Space Used: 1.253MB**
** Metadata Space Total: 532.7MB**
** Metadata Space Available: 531.4MB**
** Thin Pool Minimum Free Space: 5.1GB**
** Udev Sync Supported: true**
** Deferred Removal Enabled: true**
** Deferred Deletion Enabled: true**
** Deferred Deleted Device Count: 0**
** Library Version: 1.02.140-RHEL7 (2017-05-03)**
Logging Driver: json-file
Cgroup Driver: cgroupfs

Is this the preferred one for production environments? What about overlayFS (overlay2)?