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Docker Deep Dive

by Nigel Poulton

Containers are taking the world by storm. It teaches you everything you need to know to get started in the world of Docker and containers. It also provides a solid foundation for learning Kubernetes, and taking the Docker Certified Associate exam.

What you'll learn

Containers are one of the hottest topics in IT, and it’s hard to know where to start.

In this course, Docker Deep Dive, you'll go from zero-to-Docker by learning everything you need to know to take your career to the next level and give you the confidence to start working with containers:

  • explore the basics of what containers are and the foundational technologies that make them possible on Linux and Windows
  • discover the core concepts of images and containers – how to build, manage, and work with them
  • dive into orchestration and some of the enterprise features that are now available
When you’re finished with this course, you'll be prepared for most of the topics presented on the Docker Certified Associate exam, and be ready to work with containers.

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Course FAQ

What is Docker?

Docker is a set of platform service products that use operating system level virtualizations to deliver software in packages called containers.

What will I learn in this Docker course?

In this course, you will learn about the fundamentals of containers and Docker. You will learn about Linux & Windows as well as images. You will also go through several hands-on examples.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn Docker and about containers.

What is Docker used for?

Docker is used to develop, ship, and run applications. Docker enables users to seperate applications from their infrastructure in order to deliver software quickly.

Are there any prerequisites for this Docker course?

No previous knowledge is required for this online Docker course.

About the author

Nigel is a popular figure in the tech industry, best-known for his videos and books on container technologies. He is currently a Docker Captain and spends most of his time working with Docker and Kubernetes. Prior to working with container technologies, Nigel has done everything from changing backup tapes and resetting passwords all the way up to designing and managing large-scale solutions in some of the most demanding corporate environments in the world. Nigel is also passionate about his fami... more

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