Docker in Practice
Ian Miell and Aidan Hobson Sayers
Foreword by Ben Firshman
  • April 2016
  • ISBN 9781617292729
  • 372 pages
  • printed in black & white

A deluge of practical advice about applying Docker to problems you have right now.

From the Foreword by Ben Firshman, Docker, Inc.

An open source container system, Docker makes deploying applications painless and flexible. Docker is powerful and simple to use, and it makes life easier for developers and administrators alike providing shorter build times, fewer production bugs, and effortless application roll-out.

About the book

Docker in Practice is a hands-on guide that covers 101 specific techniques you can use to get the most out of Docker. Following a cookbook-style Problem/Solution/Discussion format, this practical handbook gives you instantly useful solutions for important problems like effortless server maintenance and configuration, deploying microservices, creating safe environments for experimentation, and much more. As you move through this book, you'll advance from basics to Docker best practices like using it with your Continuous Integration process, automating complex container creation with Chef, and orchestration with Kubernetes.

What's inside

  • Speeding up your DevOps pipeline
  • Cheaply replacing VMs
  • Streamlining your cloud workflow
  • Using the Docker Hub
  • Navigating the Docker ecosystem

About the reader

For anyone interested in real-world Docker.

About the authors

Ian Miell and Aidan Hobson Sayers have contributed to Docker and have extensive experience building and maintaining commercial Docker-based infrastructures in large-scale environments.


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