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Getting Started with Docker

by Nigel Poulton

This course will teach you everything you need to know to get started with Docker and containers.

What you'll learn

Docker and containers have changed the technology world. In this course, Getting Started with Docker, you’ll learn everything needed to get started with Docker and containers, and also build a great foundation for learning Kubernetes. First, you’ll discover how to install Docker and get it running. Next, you’ll explore how to build a small application into a container, how to share it to Docker Hub, and how to run it in a Docker environment. After that, you’ll learn how to deploy and manage multi-container applications with Docker Compose. Finally, you’ll delve into using Docker Swarm to run multi-container applications in production-like environments. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge required to work with Docker and containers and be ready to learn Kubernetes.

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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