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Mastering Docker

Mastering Docker by Scott Gallagher
English | Jan 6, 2016 | ISBN: 1785287036 | 240 Pages | AZW3/EPUB/PDF (conv) | 26.19 MB
Rethink whats possible with Docker - become an expert in the innovative containerization tool to unlock new opportunities in the way you use and deploy software.

About This Book

Create highly scalable applications and services using the Linux container virtualization paradigm
Extend Docker with external platforms, including Heroku and OpenStack
Integrate with some of the most innovative and exciting orchestration tools such as Kubernetes for larger and more controlled deployments

Who This Book Is For

If you recognize Dockers importance for innovation in everything from system administration to web development, but arent sure how to use it to its full potential, this book is for you.

What You Will Learn

Become fluent with the basic components of Docker
Learn best practices for storing and managing Docker files
Secure your containers and files with Dockers security features
Learn how to use Docker machine to build new servers from scratch
Find out how to set up and manage multiple environments with Docker compose
Utilize Docker Swarm to orchestrate containers across different servers
Integrate Docker with a wide range of cloud and configuration tools to fully realize its potential

In Detail

Docker has been a game-changer when it comes to virtualization - it has now grown to become a key driver of innovation beyond system administration, having an impact on the world of web development and more. But how can you make sure youre keeping up with the innovations that its driving? How can you be sure youre using it to its full potential? Mastering Docker shows you how - it not only demonstrates how to use Docker more effectively, it also helps you rethink and reimagine whats possible with Docker.

Covering best practices to make sure youre confident with and the basics, such as building, managing and storing containers, before diving deeper into Docker security, youll find everything you need to help you extend and integrate Docker in new and innovative ways. Youll learn how to take greater control over your containers using some of Dockers most sophisticated and useful tools, such as Docker compose and Docker swarm, before bringing together everything you already know and have learned to put your containers into production and monitor them for safety and performance.

Beyond this, youll also explore even more advanced strategies, as you learn how to extend and integrate Docker with cloud platforms such as Heroku and OpenStack, and how tools such as Kubernetes can improve the way you manage large-scale container orchestration. With further guidance on how you can use configuration management tools such as Puppet, Chef and PowerShell, by the end of the book youll have a broad and detailed sense of exactly whats possible with Docker - and how seamlessly it fits with a range of other platforms and tools.

Style and approach

This book takes you through some of the most sophisticated Docker tools in a way thats accessible and practical. It has been created to help you put new ideas in practice - and to demonstrate precisely whats possible with Docker.


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