Using Rancher Cattle

The word "Simpler" in the title is a bit of a misnomer when applied to Rancher Cattle. Cattle is a fully featured orchestration system available with Rancher. It is simpler to set up than Kubernetes or Mesosphere. It is also easier to use due to a robust web interface and command-line tool based on Docker Compose. If you have already used Docker Compose, you may be quite comfortable with Cattle.

Installing Rancher

Rancher and its components run in Docker containers. This makes it very easy to install almost anywhere.

Installing Rancher server

The Rancher server can be added to any existing Docker cluster. The only requirement is that it is running Docker 1.10.3 or higher. A quick and dirty install for testing is as simple as running ...

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