Saturday, March 11, 2017
Docker swarm is orchestrator for docker containers.
- It can be used to deploy docker containers in a cluster.
- The cluster has one or more managers and multiple workers.
- The docker engine on the cluster nodes have the docker swarm mode (as of docker 1.12 release) which can be used to register nodes to the swarm cluster (no separate service registry is required). It internally uses Consul for service registration. No separate swarm agent container is required to run on each cluster node anymore like it was required before 1.12 release.
- The same docker compose file can be used to deploy application locally on one host and in swarm cluster. So no separate deployment files for development and production modes. This is an advantage compared to kubernetes where we have docker-compose file for development on a single host only and kubernetes specific deployment file for deployment in kubernetes cluster in production.
- Once a cluster is provisioned, docker swarm will manage on which node the service container gets deployed.
- Docker swarm will also ensure that at any time the number of container replicas remains same. So if a node goes down or a container crashes, it will start new container for the application service such that the total number of replicas remain same as configured initially. This is same as what Amazon Auto scaling group (ASG) does.
15 sorting algorithms visualized in 5 minutes, with awesome arcade sounds from r/programming
I hit this issue recently which occurred on only one windows 7 host. The error was caused by this hard to guess reason ( http://support.mic...
At times, you may have wanted to perform some action periodically in your web application. Quartz is an enterprise grade scheduler which can...
Following are the steps to create NPIV port on an adapter (only tested with Brocade HBAs) on a host with VMware vSphere ESX/ESXi hypervisor...