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You have applied the Microservice architecture pattern and architected your system as a set of services. Each service is deployed as a set of service instances for throughput and availability.
How are services packaged and deployed?
Package the service as a (Docker) container image and deploy each service instance as a container
Docker is becoming an extremely popular way of packaging and deploying services. Each service is packaged as a Docker image and each service instance is a Docker container. There are several Docker clustering frameworks including:
The benefits of this approach include:
The drawbacks of this approach include: