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Deploying a Nomad Application in a Cluster

It's important when learning about Nomad, that you are able to run more than one copy of a job in the cluster when required. In this hands-on lab, you are tasked with creating a job, and then changing that job so it will run more than once.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Nov 06, 2020

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Log in to the Server Named `nomad-server0`

    1. Log in to the server using the credentials provided.

    Note: It may take several minutes after the lab has started before the cluster is ready to receive jobs. You should wait to perform the tasks in this lab, until a nomad node status shows 2 ready nodes.

  2. Challenge

    Create a Default Nomad Job Named 'example.nomad'

    1. This job can be created using Nomad commands. The job should run redis as a docker image.
  3. Challenge

    Update the Job So It Runs on Two Nodes at the Same Time

    1. Edit the example.nomad file, and update it to run 2 copies of the job in the cluster.
  4. Challenge

    Submit the Job and Verify the Update

    1. The job should now be running twice. Check the status of the job, and verify that there are at least two running.

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