Docker Swarm Lab # 2

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In order to manage the global cluster state Docker Swarm uses the RAFT consensus algorithm for the manager nodes. RAFT is a leader based algorithm and can¬†tolerate up to (N-1)/2 failures and requires a majority or quorum of (N/2)+1 members to agree on values proposed to the cluster. This means that in a cluster of 5 Managers running Raft, if […]

Docker Swarm Lab # 1

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Docker Swarm mode is the native docker clustering system. It serves the standard docker API and exposes several docker engines as a single virtual engine.¬†With the addition of these features docker is finally production ready and now organisations of any scale can start planning their CI/CD pipelines around docker swarm. This video is the 1st of a series of hands […]