Docker Course Overview

Introduction to Docker Training Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Containerisation

  • Containerisation
  • Namespaces and Cgroups
  • Docker Vs Virtual Machines
  • Types of Containers
  • Introduction to Docker
  • Introduction to Virtual Machines
  • Docker Architecture
  • Container Lifecycle
  • Docker CE Vs Docker EE

Module 2: Docker Engine

  • Docker Engine
  • Configuring Logging Drivers
  • Docker Terminology
  • Port Binding
  • Detached Vs Foreground Mode
  • Docker CLI
  • Docker Exec
  • Restart Policy

Module 3: Image Management and Registry

  • Dockerfile
  • Dockerfile Instructions
  • Build Context
  • Docker Image
  • Docker Registry

Module 4: Storage in Docker

  • Docker Storage
  • Persistent Storage Docker
  • tmpfs Mount
  • Storage Drivers
  • Device Mapper
  • Docker Clean Up

Module 5: Orchestration in Docker

  • Docker Compose
  • Docker Swarm
  • Docker Service
  • Rolling Update and Rollback
  • Docker Stack

Module 6: Networking and Security

  • Docker Networking
  • Network Drivers
  • Docker Security
  • Docker Content Trust
  • Securing the Docker Daemon

Module 7: Docker EE and Monitoring

  • Docker Enterprise
  • Universal Control Plane (UCP)
  • Access Control in UCP
  • Docker Trusted Registry (DTR)
  • Monitoring Using Prometheus

Module 8: Docker with Kubernetes

  • Kubernetes Core Concepts
  • Kubernetes Common Commands
  • Labels, Selectors, and Annotations
  • Services
  • Persistent Storage Basics in Kubernetes Longhorn

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Who should attend this Introduction to Docker Training Course?

The Introduction to Docker Training Course will provide a comprehensive understanding to delegates who want to learn how to containerise applications and streamline their deployment using Docker. This Docker Course can benefit a wide range of professionals, including:

  • DevOps Engineers
  • Software Developers
  • System Administrators
  • IT Operations Managers
  • Cloud Administrators
  • Application Architects
  • Solutions Engineers
  • Release Managers

Prerequisites of the Introduction to Docker Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites to attend the Introduction to Docker Training Course. However, a basic understanding of Operating system concepts and Command-line would be beneficial for delegates.

Introduction to Docker Training Course Overview

Docker is a popular open-source platform that enables Developers and System Administrators to build, deploy, and run applications using containerisation. It allows applications to be packaged into self-contained units called containers, providing a consistent and efficient environment across different systems and platforms.

This Docker Course equips organisations with the knowledge and skills to leverage Docker's capabilities effectively. It helps delegates grasp advanced skills for Docker containerisation and gain practical experience in using Docker tools and technologies. Moreover, this training opens doors for individuals to various career opportunities, including roles such as DevOps Engineer, Containerisation Specialist, Cloud Architect, and Application Deployment Manager.

In this 1-day Introduction to Docker Course, the delegates will gain comprehensive knowledge and practical skills in the world of Docker containerisation. They will also learn about the fundamentals of containerisation and how Docker simplifies deployment processes by encapsulating applications and their dependencies within containers. Our highly professional trainers, with extensive teaching experience, will conduct this training and support the delegates throughout the course.

Course Objectives

  • To understand how Docker revolutionises application deployment
  • To familiarise delegates with the architecture and components of Docker Engine
  • To gain proficiency in creating and managing images using Docker files
  • To learn about storage options and learn how to manage persistent data
  • To master the orchestration capabilities of Docker using Docker swarm
  • To configure networking in Docker to protect containerised applications

After completing this Docker Course, delegates will be well-versed in Docker fundamentals and best practices. They will have the knowledge and skills to effectively leverage Docker technology to enhance their organisation's application deployment and management processes, making them invaluable assets in the IT industry.

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What’s included in this Introduction to Docker Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Introduction to Docker Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Docker Course. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Docker Course, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Docker Course. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Docker Course sessions.


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Docker Course FAQs

Docker Training or Docker Courses focus on imparting knowledge and skills related to Docker, a platform designed to develop, ship, and run applications inside containers. Through this Docker Course, delegates learn to harness the power of containerisation, ensuring consistent application behavior across different environments.
Docker, in its inception, is an open-source platform designed to facilitate the development, deployment, and running of applications inside containers. Containers allow a developer to package an application with all parts it needs, such as libraries and other dependencies, and ship it as one package. Learn more about the topic with this Introduction to Docker Course.
Docker works by creating isolated containers that bundle applications and their dependencies, ensuring consistency and portability across environments. It follows a client-server architecture in which the Docker daemon handles container management for the client. For a deeper understanding, consider exploring this Introduction to Docker Course by The Knowledge Academy.
Docker doesn't inherently require coding skills, but basic scripting knowledge can be beneficial. The Docker Course covers container management without a heavy emphasis on coding.
The Docker Course plays a vital role in the future of software development and deployment.
This Online Docker Course offers invaluable advantages and teaches essential skills for deploying and managing applications using Docker containers, enabling streamlined development, enhanced portability, and optimised resource utilisation. This Docker Training empowers individuals to excel in modern software deployment practices, boosting career prospects significantly.
In the Online Docker Course, you will learn the basics of Docker containerisation, including creating, managing, and deploying containers. You'll also cover topics like container images, Docker compose, and networking. This Docker Course provides a foundational understanding of Docker technology.
The Docker Course is a one-day training course during which delegates participate in intensive learning sessions that cover various course topics.
The salary of a Docker Expert can vary due to various factors like location and experience. The average annual salary of a Docker Expert ranges from £27K - £42K. Gain the skills to acquire high paying jobs with this Docker Course.
Docker containers are commonly used with Kubernetes as they provide a simple way to bundle applications and their dependencies. Kubernetes, in turn, orchestrates these containers, making it easier to deploy, scale, and manage applications across various environments. This combination simplifies application management and enhances scalability in cloud-native setups.
Many companies, including tech giants such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon and enterprises across various industries, use Docker. Docker has become a popular containerisation tool for simplifying application deployment and management. It is widely adopted in the Software Development domain and DevOps communities, making it a common choice for containerisation needs.
The training fees for Docker Course certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Docker Course.
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