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Mesos in Action by Roger Ignazio

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Chapter 4. Mesos fundamentals

This chapter covers

  • Resource scheduling, allocation, and reservations
  • Customizing slave resources, attributes, and roles
  • Using containers to isolate and monitor resources
  • Fault-tolerance and high availability

Now that you’ve learned about the Mesos architecture and how it provides a means to run multiple applications on a single, general-purpose cluster, let’s dive into how Mesos works. This chapter covers how a Mesos master handles resource scheduling and allocation, how a workload’s resources can be isolated and monitored, and how Mesos provides a fault-tolerant and highly available environment on which to build and run distributed applications.

4.1. Scheduling and allocating datacenter resources

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