Create your first Cluster with Docker Swarm

In this blog post, we will create several Amazon EC2 instances and join them into a cluster by using cluster management integrated with Docker Engine, Docker Swarm. Why Docker Swarm? Because this is a production-grade cluster management engine and the easiest entry-level for you to get your hands dirty with containers, clusters, and orchestrators. Also, we will use AWS because you can get 12 months free account in AWS and 750 hours per month for cloud computing which is enough for this showcase and for you to play with containers at least for one year. In this showcase we will create 5 EC2 Linux instances, each instance will act as Docker hosts and they will run in swarm mode. Let’s dive in.

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