Docker Essentials

Learn Hands-on Containerization and Orchestration with Docker Ecosystem (Docker, Compose and Swarm)
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In-depth understanding of containers and Docker.
Use Docker on Development and/or Production Environment with help of in-depth labs.
Get clarity of concepts and will be able to avoid common misconceptions regarding containers with hand-crafted quizzes.
Use Docker CLI efficiently
Create custom Docker images using Dockerfiles
Manage your own Docker hub repository along with images
Work with Docker Networks and Storage provisions
Create and Run Multi-container applications using Docker Compose
Manage Docker Swarm Clusters


  • Basic knowledge of Linux OS and Linux Command line.


This Course takes you on a wonderful journey of learning Containers using key components of Docker Ecosystem. All you need is very basic knowledge of Linux fundamentals like files and processes along with a bit of Linux command line.

By the end of this course, you will be able to understand and appreciate Containers and Docker like a thorough enthusiast and work with them like a pro!

This Course is furnished with:

  • A carefully arranged and creatively illustrated sequence of topics starting with basic web applications and leading to cluster level container orchestration with swarm,

  • In-depth breakdown of Docker Ecosystem specific files like Dockerfile and Docker Compose file,

  • More than 30 Demonstrations of Docker command line, files and applications.

  • 7 Quizzes to test your understanding and correct yourself if needed!

Who this course is for:

  • IT Students, Professionals and Teachers
  • DevOps Engineers and Enthusiasts
  • System Admins
  • Software Engineers
  • Computer Engineers
  • Software Developers

Course content

8 sections52 lectures2h 51m total length
  • Course Outline
  • Introduction to Web Applications
  • Demo: Creating Simple Web Application
  • Forests of Servers
  • Introducing Containers
  • Introducing Docker
  • Demo: Installing Docker on Linux
  • Demo: Running Nginx webserver as a Container
  • Quiz 1: Web Applications and Containers
    5 questions


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