Docker: Creating Structured Containers

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Learn
  • Learn how to install Docker across all the platforms along with a few troubleshooting techniques
  • Build, push, and publish images on Docker Hub
  • Orchestrate multiple containers with Docker Compose
  • Test and debug applications inside a Docker container
  • Get to know the basics of networking and see how Docker networking works
  • Discover the tools built into Docker to gain an insight into your container's performance
  • Take advantage of the various SaaS offerings from third parties to move monitoring away from your local infrastructure and into the cloud
  • Familiarize yourself with third-party tools such as Traffic Authorization, Summon, sVirt, and SELinux to secure your Docker environment
  • Integrate Docker with a wide range of cloud and configuration tools to fully realize its potential
About

So hot off the presses, the latest buzz that has been on the tip of everyone's tongues and the topic of almost any conversation that includes containers these days is Docker! Docker has been a game-changer when it comes to virtualization. With this course, you will go from just being the person in the office who hears that buzz to the one who is tooting it around every day. This course will be a smooth journey covering Docker from scratch to finish!

The first module will help you get familiarized with the fundamentals of Docker. The second module will show you how to create, deploy, and manage a virtual network for connecting containers spanning single or multiple hosts.

In the third module, you'll get to grips with monitoring your Docker apps and containers - this will show you how monitoring containers and keeping a keen eye on the working of applications helps improve the overall performance of the applications that run on Docker. The purpose of our fourth module, Securing Docker, is to provide techniques and enhance your skills to secure Docker containers easily and efficiently. Finally, you'll see how to deploy Docker in production and three interesting GUI applications: Shipyard, Panamax, and Tutum.

Features
  • Harness the power of Docker to create a robust and resilient environment in which you can generate portable, composable, scalable, and stable application containers
  • Learn the art of container networking with elevated efficiency using Docker
  • Better manage Docker containers using expert techniques and methods
  • Explore the ways to keep your Docker environment secure
  • Deploy your applications easily
Page Count 820
Course Length 24 hours 36 minutes
ISBN 9781786463012
Date Of Publication 12 Jun 2016

Authors

Pethuru Raj

Pethuru Raj (PhD) works as the chief architect at the Site Reliability Engineering Center of Excellence, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. (RJIL), Bengaluru. Previously, he worked as a cloud infrastructure architect at the IBM Global Cloud Center of Excellence, IBM India, Bengaluru. He also had an extended stint as a TOGAF-certified enterprise architecture consultant in Wipro Consulting's services division and as a lead architect in the corporate research division of Robert Bosch, Bengaluru. He has more than 17 years of IT industry experience and 8 years' research experience.

Jeeva S. Chelladhurai

Jeeva S. Chelladhurai has been working as a DevOps specialist at the IBM Global Cloud Center of Excellence (CoE) in India for the past 8 years. He has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry. In various capacities, he has technically managed and mentored diverse teams across the globe in envisaging and building pioneering telecommunication products. He specializes in DevOps and cloud solution delivery, with a focus on data center optimization, software-defined environments (SDEs), and distributed application development, deployment, and delivery using the newest Docker technology. Jeeva is also a strong proponent of agile methodologies, DevOps, and IT automation. He holds a master's degree in computer science from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University and a graduate certificate in project management from Boston University. He has been instrumental in crafting reusable assets for IBM solution architects and consultants in Docker-inspired containerization technology.

Vinod Singh

Vinod Singh held various positions across development, architecture, and engagement with clients throughout his career.

Currently, he is a senior cloud architect with IBM's cloud flagship offering Bluemix, supporting customers across the world. Vinod's experience with networking and data communication spans software design, development, and testing. The cloud, cognitive computing, and Linux are his passions, and he feels cognitive computing is once again going to change the world.

Vinod is a regular speaker at IBM's internal conferences, IEEE conferences, and technology meetups. Vinod's latest day job revolves around IBM Bluemix, Kubernetes, Docker, IBM Watson and Amazon AWS.

Shrikrishna Holla

Shrikrishna Holla is a full stack developer and entrepreneur based in Bengaluru. He builds and maintains sigalrm.io, a service that provides provides actionable alerts, allowing engineers to take immediate remedial measures.

Oskar Hane

Oskar Hane is a full stack developer, with 15 years of experience in the development and deployment of web applications. During this period, he mostly worked with start-ups and small, fast-moving companies. He is the cofounder of several companies and has been working as an independent contractor for the past few years. These days, Oskar works with Neo4j, the world's leading graph database, where he spends most of his time on the frontend, writing JavaScript.

He lives in Sweden with his wife and daughter. He enjoys programming as well as all kinds of sports and outdoor activities, such as hunting and fishing.

Neependra Khare

Neependra Khare is Founder and Principal Consultant at CloudYuga. CloudYuga provides training and consulting on Docker, Kubernetes, GO Programming etc. He is one of the Docker Captain as well and running Docker Meetup Group in Bangalore for around 4 years. In 2015 he authored a book on Docker, Docker Cookbook. In 2016 he co-authored a course on Cloud Infrastructure Technologies at Edx for Linux Foundation. Recently he authored a course on Kubernetes on Edx, for the Linux Foundation.

Rajdeep Dua

Rajdeep Dua has over 18 years experience in the cloud and big data space. He has taught Spark and big data at some of the most prestigious tech schools in India: IIIT Hyderabad, ISB, IIIT Delhi, and Pune College of Engineering. He currently leads the developer relations team at Salesforce India. He has also presented BigQuery and Google App Engine at the W3C conference in Hyderabad. He led the developer relations teams at Google, VMware, and Microsoft, and has spoken at hundreds of other conferences on the cloud. Some of the other references to his work can be seen at Your Story and on ACM digital library. His contributions to the open source community relate to Docker, Kubernetes, Android, OpenStack, and Cloud Foundry.

Vaibhav Kohli

Vaibhav Kohli at present is working in VMware's R&D Department and earlier taught computer engineering for a year at the esteemed University of Mumbai. He works for the office of the CTO, VMware IoT (Internet of Things) project. He has published many research papers in leading journals, IEEE transactions, and has filed patents at VMware on container technology. One of his big data projects has won the top prize at the national-level project showcase event. He has conducted workshops, hackathons, training sessions, and trade shows in many countries and is a reputed & established speaker at conferences on IoT and Docker technology. He is an active open source code contributor, repository manager and has also published many online Docker & Kubernetes tutorials. He has helped many customers and organizations to understand cloud-native apps, DevOps model and migrate to micro-service architecture. He has also recently published a book on Docker Networking.

Vaibhav manages and leads various meetup groups across India on the latest cutting-edge Docker and Kubernetes technologies.

Santosh Kumar Konduri

Santosh Kumar Konduri has around 5 years of IT experience. He is an expert OpenStack administrator with 3 years of experience.

Russ McKendrick

Russ McKendrick is an experienced system administrator who has been working in IT and related industries for over 25 years. During his career, he has had varied responsibilities, from looking after an entire IT infrastructure to providing first-line, second-line, and senior support in both client-facing and internal teams for large organizations.

Russ supports open source systems and tools on public and private clouds at N4Stack, a Node4 company, where he is the practice manager (SRE and DevOps). In his spare time, he has written several books including Mastering Docker, Learn Ansible and Kubernetes for Serverless Applications, all published by Packt Publishing.

Allan Espinosa

Allan Espinosa is a DevOps practitioner and an active open source contributor to various distributed system tools, such as Docker and Chef. Allan maintains several Docker images for popular open source software that were popular even before their official release from the upstream open source groups.

Throughout his career, Allan has worked on large distributed systems containing hundreds to thousands of servers in production. He has built scalable applications on various platforms, ranging from large supercomputing centers to production clusters in the enterprise. He is currently managing distributed systems at scale for Bloomberg, where he oversees the company's Hadoop infrastructure. Allan can be contacted through his Twitter handle, @AllanEspinosa.

Scott Gallagher

Scott Gallagher has been fascinated with technology since he played Oregon Trail in elementary school. His love for it continued through middle school as he worked on more Apple IIe computers. In high school, he learned how to build computers and program in BASIC. His college years were all about server technologies such as Novell, Microsoft, and Red Hat. After college, he continued to work on Novell, all the while maintaining an interest in all technologies. He then moved on to manage Microsoft environments and, eventually, what he was most passionate about Linux environments. Now, his focus is on Docker and cloud environments.