Five years of Raspberry Pi Clusters

Alex Ellis
7 min readMar 30, 2020

I’ve been writing about running Docker on Raspberry Pi for 5 years now and things have got a lot easier than when I started back in the day. There’s now no need to patch the kernel, use a bespoke OS or even build Go and Docker from scratch.

My stack of 7 Raspberry PI Model 2s running Docker Swarm (2016)

Since my first blog post and printed article, I noticed that Raspberry Pi clusters were a hot topic.