Containerize your applications with Docker!

Docker Practical Guide for Developers and DevOps Teams







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491 pages, , Print edition paperback
ISBN 978-1-4932-2383-1
491 pages,
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ISBN 978-1-4932-2384-8
491 pages, , Print edition paperback
E-book formats: EPUB, PDF, online
ISBN 978-1-4932-2385-5
Learn the ins and outs of containerization in Docker with this practical guide! Begin by installing and setting up the platform. Then master the basics: get to know important terminology, understand how to run containers, and set up port redirecting and communication. You’ll learn to create custom images, work with commands, and use key containerization tools. Gain essential skills by following exercises that cover common tasks from packaging new applications and modernizing existing applications to handling security and operations.
  • Get hands-on practice with Docker, from setup to orchestration
  • Work with Dockerfiles, the docker compose command, GitLab, and Docker Hub
  • Learn about project migration, security, Kubernetes, and more
  • Consult and download practical code examples
About the Book About the E-book 491 pages, paperback, 1.2 in. Flexible reference book format 7 x 10 in., perfect-bound. Printed black and white on 60# offset paper from sustainable sources. Reader-friendly serif font (TheAntiquaB 9.5 Pt.). One-column layout. Full color e-book. PDF (21.4 MB), EPUB (8.3 MB) file for download, DRM-free with personalized digital watermark. Copy and paste, bookmarks, and print out permitted. Table of contents, in-text references, and index fully linked. Including online book edition in dedicated reader application.

In this book, you'll learn about:

  1. Basics

    Install Docker on Windows, macOS, or Linux. Then master the basic principles of working with the Docker platform: What are images? How do containers communicate with each other? Where do containers store data? You'll get to know Dockerfile syntax, learn to upload images, work with the docker compose command, and much more.

  2. Tools

    Build containers with essential tools, including Alpine Linux; Apache and Ngnix web servers; MySQL/MariaDB, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, and Redis database servers; JavaScript, Java, and Python programming languages; and web applications such as WordPress and Joomla.

  3. Hands-on Exercises

    Develop modern web applications and transform existing projects with Docker by following step-by-step exercises. Use GitLab, Swarm, and Kubernetes to take your Docker projects to the next level. Round out your knowledge of configuring basic security mechanisms and setting up CI/CD pipelines.

Highlights include:

  • Installation and configuration
  • Dockerfiles
  • Docker commands
  • Rootless Docker
  • Project migration
  • GitLab
  • Grafana
  • Kubernetes
  • Container security
  • Continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD)
  • Docker images

Bernd Öggl is a web developer and system administrator who has been using Docker in productive environments for many years.

Michael Kofler is a specialist book author in German-speaking countries and covers topics from Linux to Swift to IT security.

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