Product architecture

Last Updated: Jun 19, 2017

Architecture

The basic architecture of Container Service is as shown in the preceding figure, and is described as follows.

  • Cluster management service: Docker clusters are managed and scheduled.
  • Service discovery: Storage of metadata (including Docker status) is supported.
  • Agent communication service: Communication between each host and cluster management service is supported.
  • Cluster API: Unified OpenAPIs of Alibaba Cloud are provided.
  • Service API: APIs compatible with Docker Swarm are provided.
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