Tag Archives: Swarm

Docker networking: Docker overlay network with Consul

Introduction I have said it before already, container technology is great. As long as you launch containers on a single host, life is easy. However, running containers on multiple hosts is a bit more difficult, mainly related to the multi-host networking. Luckily Docker has improved on this after the acquisition of Socketplane in 2015. In this post, we… Read More »

Docker Swarm Mode with visualizer

Introduction Recently I came across this project. Looked quite cool and it’s something I have been looking for quite a while. I like Docker and Swarm, but things can get quite overwhelming at times, certainly if you run containers at scale. So a visualisation tool is more than welcome. There is one important point to mention here: The… Read More »

Docker Swarm mode

Introduction In this post we created a Swarm cluster. However, Swarm was a separate application if you want. Since Docker release 1.12, Docker introduced the concept of Docker Swarm mode. It enables the ability to deploy containers across multiple Docker hosts, using overlay networks for service discovery. It also brings a built-in load balancer for scaling the services.… Read More »