Product : Nutanix, ECP [HCI]/5.19, Ultimate
Feature : Container Platform Interconnect, Containers, Workload Support
Content Owner:  Herman Rutten
Docker Volume plugin (certified)
The Nutanix Docker Volume plugin (DVP) enables Docker Containers to use storage persistently, in other words enables Nutanix data volumes to persist beyond the lifetime of both a container or a container host. Nutanix leverages Acropolis Block Services (ABS) to provide storage to containers through in-guest iSCSI connections. This effectively means that the hypervisor layer is bypassed.

The Nutanix Docker Volume plugin (DVP) is officially "Docker Certified" and can be downloaded from the online Docker Store. The plug-in is installed inside the Docker host, which can be either a VM or a Bare Metal Host connect to a Nutanix storage cluster.

The Nutanix Docker Volume plugin (DVP) is supported with AOS 4.7 and later.