Docker Swarm container orchestration to be built in to Docker 1.12

After spending some time over the past few days getting up to speed with Docker Compose, one of the major announcements at DockerCon this week so far is that the Compose functionality is to be integrated into the core Docker Engine (rather than being a separate feature as it has been up until now).

If you missed my most recent getting up to speed with Docker posts, here’s a quick recap: