Note: This command is deprecated. Use the up command with the
--scaleflag instead. Beware that using
--scaleflag has some subtle differences with the
scalecommand as it incorporates the behaviour of
Usage: scale [options] [SERVICE=NUM...] Options: -t, --timeout TIMEOUT Specify a shutdown timeout in seconds. (default: 10)
Sets the number of containers to run for a service.
Numbers are specified as arguments in the form
service=num. For example:
docker-compose scale web=2 worker=3
Tip: Alternatively, in Compose file version 3.x, you can specify replicas under the deploy key as part of a service configuration for Swarm mode. The
deploykey and its sub-options (including
replicas) only works with the
docker stack deploycommand, not
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