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How is this different from Azure Container Service?


(Chrisevans) #1

I’m not sure if I’m missing something, but Azure has a container service already (ACS) which can spin up clusters running Swarm, Mesos and Kubernetes. What is the difference between that and Docker for Azure?


(Michael Friis) #2

Docker for Azure is built and maintained by Docker Inc. You can read more about our motivations for building Docker for Azure here: https://blog.docker.com/2016/06/azure-aws-beta/


(K1ck3rtw) #3

As of today, using Azure Container Services (when using swarm as the orchestrator) does not support swarm mode (a.k.a - Docker 1.12 and up). Deploying the template from the “Docker for Azure” link in the docker docs will support swarm mode.


(Dvohra) #4

Docker Swarm mode has to be initialized and is very much supported.