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Docker in Action: Docker Swarm for orchestration

 
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Hi Jeff and Stephen,

I have a question regarding Docker Swarm. I came in contact with it just a bit in some introductory classes for Docker, but never heard anybody using it for orchestration in production. How advanced it is compared to commonly used orchestration software like Kubernetes ? Do both mentioned technologies aim at same objectives or is there some difference also ?

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Hi Miroslav,
There are definitely folks using Swarm in production.

We recommend learning the fundamental concepts of Orchestration using a simple and effective UX of Swarm and then taking the next step to whatever your team is using: Kubernetes, ECS, Nomad, etc.

I wrote a series of blog posts contextualizing container orchestration selection at:
https://nodramadevops.com/2019/10/container-orchestrators-are-the-same-but-different-swarm/
 
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