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Docker Cloud and Swarm

(Jhansensd) #1

Hello all! I am new to Docker but very excited to learn about all the tools available for Docker. Right now I am very curious about orchestration methods. I am a little bit confused about the difference between Docker Cloud and Docker Swarm. Docker Cloud claims to allow you to use load balancing, distribute containers across clusters or nodes, handle redundancy, as well as many other orchestration related functionality.

What is the relationship between Docker Swarm and Docker Cloud. If you are using Docker Cloud would you even need Swarm? It seems as if Docker Cloud is just a graphical orchestration tool whereas Docker Swarm only has a command lineā€¦