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Is there a replacement for docker swarm on Rocky Linux 8?

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Operating System and Software

  • Rocky Linux 8

Problem

  • Would like to use docker swarm on Rocky Linux 8, but docker is not available.
  • What orchestration tool can one use in pace of docker swarm on Rocky Linux 8?

How to Fix

  • The only container orchestration platform supported by Red Hat is OpenShift Container Platform.
    • docker swarm was unsupported on CentOS 7, and remains unsupported on Rocky Linux 8 due to the fact that Red Hat does not ship or support the docker container runtime on Rocky Linux 8.
    • podman does not replace or replicate the swarm functionality.

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