Docker for the Absolute Beginner - Hands-On

Video description

Get started with learning Docker from scratch using this interactive video course

About This Video

  • Get a beginner-level introduction to Docker
  • Become familiar with basic Docker commands
  • Learn to develop your own images using Dockerfiles

In Detail

Docker is an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, deploy, and run distributed applications on everything, from laptops and data center VMs to the cloud. This video course introduces Docker to beginners using simple and easy-to-understand explanations, demos, and coding exercises.

The course begins with an introduction to Docker, guiding you on how to install Docker on your machine. Next, you will learn Docker commands and create a new Docker image using the run commands. Moving ahead, you will get to grips with Docker Compose with the help of a voting application example. Later, the course will delve into Docker registry, engine, storage, and networking, before focusing on how to run Docker on Mac and Windows. Toward the concluding sections, the course will get you up to speed with container orchestration and Docker Swarm, along with featuring a brief introduction to Kubernetes.

By the end of this course, you will be well-versed with Docker and be able to apply your skills in the real world.


If you are a system administrator, cloud infrastructure engineer, developer, or anyone new to Docker who is looking to develop a solid foundation in Docker, then this video course is for you. Basic system administrator skills are recommended before getting started with this course.

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Product information

  • Title: Docker for the Absolute Beginner - Hands-On
  • Author(s): Mumshad Mannambeth
  • Release date: April 2018
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781788991315