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Getting Started with Docker Swarm

by Wes Higbee

Love using docker on a single machine and want to easily scale across multiple machines? This course will teach you about creating clusters and orchestrating containers with Docker Swarm.

What you'll learn

What do you do when a single, standalone Docker node no longer is sufficient? In this course, Getting Started with Docker Swarm, you’ll learn to scale beyond the limitations of a single machine while maintaining the simplicity of Docker and Docker Compose on a single node. First, you’ll bootstrap a multi-node cluster with just a few, simple docker commands. Next, you’ll discover how to deploy services and jobs with stack yaml files. Finally, you’ll learn how to inject config and sensitive secrets. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Docker Swarm needed to orchestrate container workloads across any number of nodes.

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Course Overview
Deploying Applications with Stacks

About the author

Wes Higbee is passionate about helping companies achieve remarkable results with technology and software. He’s had extensive experience developing software and working with teams to improve how software is developed to meet business objectives. Wes launched Full City Tech to leverage his expertise to help companies delight customers. Although his primary focus is on outcomes, implementation often includes technical competency. Wes frequently speaks about impactful aspects of software developm... more

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