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Docker Deep Dive

Zero to Docker in a single book!

About the Book

Starting from scratch, you'll learn what containers are, how to start them, stop them, and delete them. You'll learn how to run applications in them and manage it all at scale. You'll also learn the theory of how it all works and plugs together behind the scenes so that you don't just know the right commands, but you also know what's going on behind the scenes.

The book is up to date with all of the latest core technologies from Docker, Inc.

About the Author

Nigel Poulton
Nigel Poulton

Nigel is a self confessed technology addict who is hell-bent on creating the best Kubernetes and cloud learning resources on the planet. He's the author of over 16 video training courses at Pluralsight, as well as more at A Cloud Guru, Udemy and more... He's active on Twitter, creates weekly and monthly Kubernetes videos on YouTube, and his website is the best place for links to learn about Kubernetes. When he's not rocking it with Kubernetes, he likes cars and football.

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Table of Contents

    • 0: About the book
      • Why should I read this book or care about Docker?
      • What if I’m not a developer
      • Should I buy the book if I’ve already watched your video training courses?
      • How the book is organized
      • Editions of the book
      • Having problems getting the latest updates on your Kindle?
      • The paperback edition
      • Leave a review
  • Part 1: The big picture stuff
    • 1: Containers from 30,000 feet
      • The bad old days
      • Hello VMware!
      • VMwarts
      • Hello Containers!
      • Linux containers
      • Hello Docker!
      • Windows containers
      • Windows containers vs Linux containers
      • What about Mac containers?
      • What about Kubernetes
      • Chapter Summary
    • 2: Docker
      • Docker - The TLDR
      • Docker, Inc.
      • The Docker technology
      • The Open Container Initiative (OCI)
      • Chapter summary
    • 3: Installing Docker
      • Docker Desktop
        • Windows pre-reqs
        • Installing Docker Desktop on Windows 10
        • Installing Docker Desktop on Mac
      • Installing Docker on Linux
      • Installing Docker on Windows Server 2019
      • Play with Docker
      • Chapter Summary
    • 4: The big picture
      • The Ops Perspective
        • Images
        • Containers
        • Attaching to running containers
      • The Dev Perspective
      • Chapter Summary
  • Part 2: The technical stuff
    • 5: The Docker Engine
      • Docker Engine - The TLDR
      • Docker Engine - The Deep Dive
        • Getting rid of LXC
        • Getting rid of the monolithic Docker daemon
        • The influence of the Open Container Initiative (OCI)
        • runc
        • containerd
        • Starting a new container (example)
        • One huge benefit of this model
        • What’s this shim all about?
        • How it’s implemented on Linux
        • What’s the point of the daemon
        • Securing client and daemon communication
      • Chapter summary
    • 6: Images
      • Docker images - The TLDR
      • Docker images - The deep dive
        • Images and containers
        • Images are usually small
        • Pulling images
        • Image naming
        • Image registries
        • Image naming and tagging
        • Images with multiple tags
        • Filtering the output of docker image ls
        • Searching Docker Hub from the CLI
        • Images and layers
        • Sharing image layers
        • Pulling images by digest
        • A little bit more about image hashes (digests)
        • Multi-architecture images
        • Deleting Images
      • Images - The commands
      • Chapter summary
    • 7: Containers
      • Docker containers - The TLDR
      • Docker containers - The deep dive
        • Containers vs VMs
        • The VM tax
        • Running containers
        • Checking that Docker is running
        • Starting a simple container
        • Container processes
        • Container lifecycle
        • Stopping containers gracefully
        • Self-healing containers with restart policies
        • Web server example
        • Inspecting containers
        • Tidying up
      • Containers - The commands
      • Chapter summary
    • 8: Containerizing an app
      • Containerizing an app - The TLDR
      • Containerizing an app - The deep dive
        • Containerize a single-container app
        • Moving to production with Multi-stage Builds
        • A few best practices
      • Containerizing an app - The commands
      • Chapter summary
    • 9: Deploying Apps with Docker Compose
      • Deploying apps with Compose - The TLDR
      • Deploying apps with Compose - The Deep Dive
        • Compose background
        • Installing Compose
        • Compose files
        • Deploying an app with Compose
        • Managing an app with Compose
      • Deploying apps with Compose - The commands
      • Chapter Summary
    • 10: Docker Swarm
      • Docker Swarm - The TLDR
      • Docker Swarm - The Deep Dive
        • Swarm primer
        • Build a secure Swarm cluster
        • Swarm manager high availability (HA)
        • Swarm services
        • Viewing and inspecting services
        • Replicated vs global services
        • Scaling a service
        • Removing a service
        • Rolling updates
        • Troubleshooting
        • Backing up Swarm
      • Docker Swarm - The Commands
      • Chapter summary
    • 11: Docker Networking
      • Docker Networking - The TLDR
      • Docker Networking - The Deep Dive
        • The theory
        • Single-host bridge networks
        • Multi-host overlay networks
        • Connecting to existing networks
        • Service discovery
        • Ingress load balancing
      • Docker Networking - The Commands
      • Chapter Summary
    • 12: Docker overlay networking
      • Docker overlay networking - The TLDR
      • Docker overlay networking - The deep dive
        • Build and test a Docker overlay network in Swarm mode
        • Test the overlay network
        • The theory of how it all works
      • Docker overlay networking - The commands
      • Chapter Summary
    • 13: Volumes and persistent data
      • Volumes and persistent data - The TLDR
      • Volumes and persistent data - The Deep Dive
        • Containers and non-persistent data
        • Containers and persistent data
        • Demonstrating volumes with containers and services
        • Sharing storage across cluster nodes
      • Volumes and persistent data - The Commands
      • Chapter Summary
    • 14: Deploying apps with Docker Stacks
      • Deploying apps with Docker Stacks - The TLDR
      • Deploying apps with Docker Stacks - The Deep Dive
        • Overview of the sample app
        • Looking closer at the stack file
        • Deploying the app
        • Managing the app
      • Deploying apps with Docker Stacks - The Commands
      • Chapter Summary
    • 15: Security in Docker
      • Security in Docker - The TLDR
      • Security in Docker - The deep dive
        • Linux security technologies
        • Docker platform security technologies
        • Docker Secrets
      • Chapter Summary
    • 16: What next
      • Practice makes perfect
      • Video training
      • Get involved with the community
      • Kubernetes
      • Feedback and connecting

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