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Docker Fundamentals

  • Course Code DOCK6016
  • Duration 2 days

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Class Connect HD

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  • Company Event

    Event at company

  • Public Classroom

    Traditional Classroom Learning

  • Virtual Learning

    Learning that is virtual

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Course Overview


The Docker Fundamentals training course features the foundational concepts and practices of containerization on a single Docker node. The course offers learners the opportunity to assimilate basic container orchestration and how to scale Docker across multiple nodes in a simple swarm or Kubernetes cluster.

This course provides essential foundational knowledge for subsequent Docker courses.

Course Schedule

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 24-25 August, 2020
    • Location:
    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 24-25 August, 2020
    • Location:


    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 14-15 September, 2020
    • Location:

Target Audience


Developers, operators, and architects desiring a strong foundation in Docker technologies and an introductory hands-on experience building, shipping, and running Docker containers.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the foundations of containerization on a
  • single Docker node
  • Create an image using Dockerfile best practices
  • Use volumes in the application development process
  • Apply concepts of the Docker networking model
  • Understand the goal of services as a method of scaling
  • containers
  • Utilize two different orchestrators (Swarm and
  • Kubernetes) to deploy a single application across
  • multiple machines
  • Create a secret and understand its accessibility
  • capabilities

Course Content


 Day 1

  • The Docker Story
  •  Introduction to Images
  •  Creating Images
  •  System Commands

Day 2

  • Docker Networking Basics
  • Docker Compose
  • Scaling out with Swarm & Kubernetes
  • Managing Secrets

Course Prerequisites


Familiarity with Linux command line.

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