At Dockercon 16, the Docker team presented a new way of operating Swarm clusters, called Swarm Mode. The announcement was slightly anticipated by the introduction of a new set of tools, said to operate distributed systems at any scale called Swarmkit.
In this chapter, we will:
Do not skip reading the Swarmkit section, because Swarmkit acts as a foundation for Swarm mode. Seeing Swarmkit is the way we chose to introduce Swarm Mode concepts, such as nodes, services, tasks.
We'll show how to create production-level big Swarm Mode clusters in Chapter 4, Creating a Production-Grade ...