Chapter 12. Clusters with Machine and Swarm

This chapter covers

  • Creating virtual machines running Docker with Docker Machine
  • Integrating with and managing remote Docker daemons
  • An introduction to Docker Swarm clusters
  • Provisioning whole Swarm clusters with Docker Machine
  • Managing containers in a cluster
  • Swarm solutions to container scheduling and service discovery

The bulk of this book is about interacting with Docker on a single machine. In the real world, you’ll work with several machines at the same time. Docker is a great building block for creating large-scale server software. In such environments, you encounter all sort of new problems that aren’t addressed by the Docker engine directly.

How can a user launch an environment where ...

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