Long awaited Oracle released its brand new Container Cloud Service (OCCS) recently. It uses docker as container technology and provides an easy to use browser interface to manage container based applications. It includes the following features
- Host management and clustering and scaling capabilities across hosts
- Ability to define stacks (think of a composition of two or more services)
- Connect to private Docker registries like Docker Hub or Quay.io
- Service registry
- Many samples at GitHub specially target on OCCS
- Dashboard, Monitoring of container environment
Architecture of Oracle Container Cloud Service
Container Cloud Instance / Hosts
An instance of OCCS consists of minimum 1 MANAGER host and 1 WORKER host. The MANAGER host contains the OCCS Console (UI) you can access through the browser or via SSH (with limited access) for viewing log files of the OCCS Manager. From the Oracle Cloud Services View the host configuration looks like the following (after being provisioned; I am not going into the details here. It is just going through a wizard..) Read the complete article here.
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