O'Reilly logo

Orchestrating Docker by Shrikrishna Holla

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Setting up a highly available service

While Dokku is great to deploy occasional side projects, it may not be suitable for larger projects. A large-scale deployment essentially has the following requirements:

  • Horizontally scalable: There is only so much that can be done with a single instance of a server. As the load increases, an organization on the hockey stick growth curve will find itself having to balance the load among a cluster of servers. In the earlier days, this meant having to design data centers. Today, this means adding more instances to the cloud.
  • Fault tolerant: Just as road accidents occur even when there are extensive traffic rules in place to avoid them, crashes might occur even after you take extensive measures to prevent them, ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required