What is the vSphere Docker Volume Service?
vSphere Docker Volume Service enables you to run stateful containerized applications on top of VMware vSphere.
It is designed to meet the needs of Enterprise IT and application developers and offers the following benefits
- Proven Persistent shared storage You can now use any VMware supported enterprise class storage backed by vSAN, VMFS and NFS
- Multitenancy, Security and Access Control: vSphere Admins can effortlessly set access permissions for shared storage across hosts, datastores and VMs from a single location
- Operational Consistency & Simplicity: Zero Configuration, zero credential management. It is easy to deploy and manage
- Self Service Operations: Use Docker APIs to manage volume lifecycle while maintaining admin control over consumption