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Intermediate Docker

Master multi-stage builds, Docker networking tools, and Docker Compose for optimal containerized applications!

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Course Description

This course expands on the knowledge gained from the Introduction to Docker course, delving deeper into containerization concepts and tools. We'll explore advanced topics such as container image management, networking, file system communication, and the development of multi-platform and multi-container applications.

Optimizing Containerized Applications

Learn to create multi-stage builds to enhance the size, security, and reusability of containerized applications. Through practical exercises, master techniques for optimizing container images, ensuring efficient deployment and management in diverse environments.

Enhancing Container Deployments with Docker Compose

Discover how to leverage Docker networking tools and concepts to facilitate inter-container communication and provide networking services to both local and external networks. Explore file system mounts and volumes for seamless data sharing between containers and the host machine. Additionally, gain proficiency in Docker Compose for orchestrating multi-container application deployments, simplifying the setup of complex tools prevalent in data science and engineering environments.

Empowering Development and Deployment

This course equips you with essential skills to enhance your development, testing, and distribution processes. While not essential, you will gain the most from this course if you have worked with and built some simple containers. By the course's end, you'll have the knowledge and tools to optimize containerized applications, streamline communication between containers, and deploy multi-container applications with ease, empowering you on your Docker learning journey.
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    Commands and filesystems

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    This chapter covers new Docker commands and details on how to share data between host system and containerized applications. Learn when and how to use persistent volumes and access host filesystems.

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    Intermediate Docker Commands
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    Help at a glance
    50 xp
    Existing containers
    100 xp
    Automatic container cleanup
    50 xp
    Mounting the host filesystem
    50 xp
    Passing a file to a running container
    100 xp
    Gone, but not forgotten
    50 xp
    Different methods, same result
    100 xp
    Persistent volumes
    50 xp
    Creating a container volume
    100 xp
    Different containers, same volume
    100 xp
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Katerina Zahradova

Prerequisites

Introduction to Docker
Mike Metzger HeadshotMike Metzger

Data Engineer Consultant @ Flexible Creations

Mike is a consultant focusing on data engineering and analysis using SQL, Python, and Apache Spark among other technologies. He has a 20+ year history of working with various technologies in the data, networking, and security space.
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