Docker Cookbook

Docker Cookbook
Author: Neependra Khare
Pub Date: 2015
ISBN: 978-1-78398-486-2
Pages: 248
Language: English
Format: PDF/EPUB
Size: 15 Mb

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80 hands-on recipes to efficiently work with the Docker 1.6 environment on Linux
Docker is a Linux container engine that allows you to create consistent, stable, and production-quality environments with containers.
You will start by installing Docker and understanding and working with containers and images. You then proceed to learn about network and data management for containers. The book explores the RESTful APIs provided by Docker to perform different actions such as image/container operations. Finally, the book explores logs and troubleshooting Docker to solve issues and bottlenecks. This book will also help you understand Docker use cases, orchestration, security, ecosystems, and hosting platforms to make your applications easy to deploy, build, and collaborate on.
What You Will Learn

  • Install and set up Docker on different environments
  • Work with Docker images and containers to Dockerize applications
  • Create services with Docker to enable the swift development and deployment of applications
  • Make optimum use of Docker in a testing environment do complete CI/CD
  • Plan efficient working with Docker APIs, orchestration, and hosting platform such as Project Atomic
  • Learn the various use cases available for Docker
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, and optimize your Docker services effectively

Docker Cookbook is for developers, system administrators, and DevOps engineers who want to use Docker in his/her development, QA, or production environments.
It is expected that the reader has basic Linux/Unix skills such as installing packages, editing files, managing services, and so on.
Any experience in virtualization technologies such as KVM, XEN, and VMware will help the reader to relate with container technologies better, but it is not required.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Installation
2. Working with Docker Containers
3. Working with Docker Images
4. Network and Data Management for Containers
5. Docker Use Cases
6. Docker APIs and Language Bindings
7. Docker Performance
8. Docker Orchestration and Hosting Platforms
9. Docker Security
10. Getting Help and Tips and Tricks