A first look at vFile – Sharing a persistent volume between containers

Regular readers will have noticed that I have been doing a bit of work recently with docker swarm, and what you need to do to get it to work on VMs running on [...]

Validating overlay network when docker swarm running on Centos VMs on vSphere

I got a chance to revisit my docker swarm deployment this week after a bit of a break. I was a little curious about my setup because when I spoke to some of [...]

Simple test for Docker Swarm functionality with Photon OS

After highlighting how easy it is to run docker swarm in Photon OS, I had a follow on question on how easy it would be to test the functionality. Just to [...]

Deploy Docker Swarm using docker-machine with Consul on Photon Controller

In this post I will now show you the steps involved in creating a Docker Swarm configuration using docker-machine with Photon Controller driver plugin. In [...]

docker-machine driver plugin for Photon Controller

In previous posts we have looked at using a "cluster"  for deploying docker swarm on top of photon controller. Of course, deploying docker swarm via the [...]

Docker SWARM on Photon Controller

Continuing on my journey of getting familiar with all things "Photon Controller" related, I wanted to take you through the process, step-by-step, of getting [...]

Photon Controller – Deployment and Troubleshooting Tips

I've spent the past week or so getting familiar with Photon Controller (v0.8) and deploying various frameworks such as Kubernetes, Mesos and Docker Swarm. As I [...]