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Infrastructure as Code (IAC) Cookbook by Pierre Pomes, Stephane Jourdan

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Creating a scalable Docker Swarm cluster on bare metal with Packet

IaaS clouds have been popularized through heavy usage of virtual machines. Recent initiatives are targeting bare metal servers with an API, so we get the best of both worlds—on-demand servers through an API and incredible performance through direct access to the hardware. https://www.packet.net/ is a bare metal IaaS provider (https://www.scaleway.com/ is another) very well supported by Terraform with an awesome global network. Within minutes we have new hardware ready and connected to the network.

We'll build a fully automated and scalable Docker Swarm cluster, so we can operate highly scalable and performant workloads on bare metal: this setup can scale thousands of containers ...

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