We are pleased to announce that we have completed the next major release of the Docker Engine 20.10. This release continues Docker’s investment in our community Engine adding multiple new features including support for cgroups V2, moving multiple features out of experimental including
docker run --mount and rootless, along with a ton of other improvements to the API, client and build experience. The full list of changes can be found as part of our change log.
Docker engine is the underlying tooling/client that enables users to easily build, manage, share and run their container objects on Linux. The Docker engine is made up of 3 core components:
- A server with a long-running daemon process dockerd.
- APIs which specify interfaces that programs can use to talk to and instruct the Docker daemon.
- A command line interface (CLI) client docker.
For those who are curious about the recent questions about Docker Engine/K8s, please have a look at Dieu’s blog to…