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Getting Started with Docker

by Nigel Poulton

This course teaches developers and operations professionals all the theory and practical skills required to get up and running as fast as possible.

What you'll learn

Docker and containers have changed the technology world. In this course, Getting Started with Docker, you'll learn the fundamentals of Docker and containers from a developer and an operations perspective. First, you'll learn how to take an application all the way from source code to a running container. Along the way, you'll learn how to create Docker images and how to host them on a container registry. Next, you'll learn how to deploy and manage multi-container applications in a declarative manner using Docker Compose. Finally, you'll learn how to build a secure Swarm cluster and use Docker stacks to deploy multi-container apps in a production-like environment. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of what containers are and how they work. You'll also have the skills and confidence to take your learning and experience to the next level.

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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