Setting Up Container Images

The PubSub+ software event broker is available as a container image, which allows an event broker to run on a host system independent of a Virtual Machine Manager. In addition, the event broker container can run on a variety of container runtimes, not only the ones specifically mentioned in this section. For details about the recommended runtimes, see Container Images.

Software Broker Requirements for Containers

Regardless of the container runtime, the software event broker container has a number of system requirements that you should consider before you configure your environment. Consult the following sections for details:

Examples

The sections listed below provide examples of how to set up an event broker container in a variety of cloud and desktop environments. If your environment isn't among the examples, you can also use these as general guidelines for setting up an event broker container in your situation:

Additional Information About Containers

The sections below provide further background about setting up and monitoring software broker containers: