Setting up and running Docker Swarm on Google Cloud Platform

Docker Swarm

Posted this a month back on the Galleon Engineering blog. This is a guide on how to get Docker Swarm running fully on Google Cloud Platform.

Docker Swarm was the quickest way to convert our local Docker Compose setup into a production cluster rather than have seperate Kubernetes manifests for production. The guide is straight forward but overall it still leaves a lot to be desired compared to Kubernetes.

Containers in Production are not for the faint of heart.

Check out the blog post: Docker Swarm on Google Cloud Platform.