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Puppet for Containerization by Scott Coulton

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Chapter 5. Configuring Service Discovery and Docker Networking

In this chapter, we will be looking at two very important topics when working with containers. First, we will be looking at what is service discovery, why do we need it, and the different types of service discovery. The second topic we will cover is Docker networking. There are many ways to run container networks. There are some great technologies out there such as the CoreOS project flannel (https://coreos.com/flannel/docs/latest/). There is also Weave from Weave Works (http://weave.works/), but we are going to use the native Docker networking stack released in engine version 1.9.1.

Service discovery

This is a fairly important topic in the world of containers, when we start to move ...

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