First Steps with Docker Containers (PREVIEW)

Docker, and containerization in general, is all the rage in the IT industry these days! If you want to further your future career in IT and software development, you'll definitely want to know the basics of how Docker works, and why people are talking about containers. In this Art of Shell video training course, we'll talk about how Docker works, how to provision Docker Hosts using the Docker Machine command line tool, and how to manage containers running on Docker Hosts using the Docker command line tool.

Common Docker Tools

  • Docker Machine - a command line tool that manages Docker Hosts (docker-machine[.exe])
  • Docker - a command line tool that manages containers running on Docker Hosts
  • Docker Compose - a utility that orchestrates, and scales, deployment of applications consisting of multiple containers
  • Docker Swarm - this is a native clustering solution, from Docker, that provides high availability and helps to increase capacity for running containers, and