Docker in Action, Second Edition
Jeff Nickoloff and Stephen Kuenzli
Foreword by Bret Fisher
  • October 2019
  • ISBN 9781617294761
  • 336 pages
  • printed in black & white
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Jeff and Stephen took their battle-hardened experience and updated this already great book with new details and examples.

From the Foreword by Bret Fisher, Docker Captain and Container Consultant

Docker in Action, Second Edition teaches you the skills and knowledge you need to create, deploy, and manage applications hosted in Docker containers. This bestseller has been fully updated with new examples, best practices, and a number of entirely new chapters.

This book is one of two products included in the Getting Started with Docker bundle. Get the entire bundle for only $49.99.

About the Technology

The idea behind Docker is simple—package just your application and its dependencies into a lightweight, isolated virtual environment called a container. Applications running inside containers are easy to install, manage, and remove. This simple idea is used in everything from creating safe, portable development environments to streamlining deployment and scaling for microservices. In short, Docker is everywhere.

About the book

Docker in Action, Second Edition teaches you to create, deploy, and manage applications hosted in Docker containers running on Linux. Fully updated, with four new chapters and revised best practices and examples, this second edition begins with a clear explanation of the Docker model. Then, you go hands-on with packaging applications, testing, installing, running programs securely, and deploying them across a cluster of hosts. With examples showing how Docker benefits the whole dev lifecycle, you’ll discover techniques for everything from dev-and-test machines to full-scale cloud deployments.

What's inside

  • Running software in containers
  • Packaging software for deployment
  • Securing and distributing containerized applications

About the reader

Written for developers with experience working with Linux.

About the authors

Jeff Nickoloff and Stephen Kuenzli have designed, built, deployed, and operated highly available, scalable software systems for nearly 20 years.


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