As before, we'll start by setting up a Swarm cluster. From there on, we'll proceed with the Consul setup and a quick overview of the basic operations we can do with it. That will give us the knowledge necessary for the rest of this chapter.
A note to The DevOps 2.0 Toolkit readers
You might be tempted to skip this sub-chapter since you already learned how to set up Consul. I recommend you read on. We'll use the official Consul image that was not available at the time I wrote the previous book. At the same time, I promise to keep this sub-chapter as brief as possible without confusing the new readers too much.
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