The basic architecture of Container Service is as shown in the preceding figure, and is described as follows:
- Cluster management service: Docker cluster management and scheduling are supported.
- Service discovery: Storage of metadata (including Docker status) is supported.
- Agent communication service: Communication service between each host and cluster management service is supported.
- Cluster API: United Open APIs of Alibaba Cloud are provided.
- Service API: APIs that are compatible with Docker Swarm APIs are provided.