Docker in Practice

Book description

An open source container system, Docker makes deploying applications painless and flexible. Docker is powerful and simple to use, and it makes life easier for developers and administrators alike providing shorter build times, fewer production bugs, and effortless application roll-out.

About the Technology

About the Book
Docker in Practice is a hands-on guide that covers 101 specific techniques you can use to get the most out of Docker. Following a cookbook-style Problem/Solution/Discussion format, this practical handbook gives you instantly useful solutions for important problems like effortless server maintenance and configuration, deploying microservices, creating safe environments for experimentation, and much more. As you move through this book, you'll advance from basics to Docker best practices like using it with your Continuous Integration process, automating complex container creation with Chef, and orchestration with Kubernetes.

What's Inside
  • Speeding up your DevOps pipeline
  • Cheaply replacing VMs
  • Streamlining your cloud workflow
  • Using the Docker Hub
  • Navigating the Docker ecosystem

About the Reader
For anyone interested in real-world Docker.

About the Authors

Ian Miell and Aidan Hobson Sayers have contributed to Docker and have extensive experience building and maintaining commercial Docker-based infrastructures in large-scale environments.

A deluge of practical advice about applying Docker to problems you have right now.
- From the Foreword by Ben Firshman, Docker, Inc.

Filled with 4-star recipes!
- Chad Davis, SolidFire

You'll love Docker after reading this book.
- José San Leandro, OSOCO

Packed with Docker tricks of the developer trade.
- Kirk Brattkus, Net Effect Technologies

Product information

  • Title: Docker in Practice
  • Author(s): Ian Miell, Aidan Sayers
  • Release date: April 2016
  • Publisher(s): Manning Publications
  • ISBN: 9781617292729