Why Docker Swarm?
Pop quiz, hotshot.. There's a server with containers on it. Once you run enough containers, you start to loose track of compose files / data. If the host fails, all your services are unavailable. What do you do? WHAT DO YOU DO?1
You too, action-geek, can save the day, by...
- Enable Docker Swarm mode (even just on one node)2
- Store your swarm configuration and application data in an orderly and consistent structure
Then you can really level-up your geek-fu, by:
Making your Docker Swarm highly with keepalived
- Setup shared storage to eliminate SPOFs
- Backup your stuff automatically
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