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Manage Your Cluster Using Docker Swarm Mode

Lab Steps

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Logging into the Microsoft Azure Portal
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Understanding the Docker Swarm Mode Cluster Architecture
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Connecting to the Lab Provisioned Virtual Machine
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Inspecting the Docker Swarm Mode Cluster
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Deploying Your First Service to the Swarm
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Monitoring Your Swarm
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Deploying a Multi-Service Stack to the Swarm

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DifficultyIntermediate
Duration1h 20m
Students23

Description

Lab Overview

Docker swarm mode is Docker's integrated cluster and container orchestration feature. This Lab provides you with a pre-created cluster that is Docker swarm ready. In the Lab, you will manage your cluster using Docker swarm mode and learn common commands and capabilities. By the end, you will have implemented basic swarm monitoring, as well as deployed and scaled a multi-service application.

Lab Objectives

Upon completion of this Lab you will be able to:

  • Manage nodes in a Docker swarm mode cluster
  • Deploy and manage services in a swarm
  • Monitor dispatched services in a swarm
  • Deploy multi-service applications to the swarm using Docker stacks

Lab Prerequisites

You should be familiar with:

  • Using Docker on Linux
  • Docker concepts including containers, images, networks, and volumes

Lab Environment

Before completing the Lab instructions, the environment will look as follows:

After completing the Lab instructions, the environment should look similar to:

About the Author

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Logan has been involved in software development and research for over eleven years, including six years in the cloud. He is an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer, and Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA). He earned his Ph.D. studying design automation and enjoys all things tech.

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