Docker in Practice, Second Edition

  • 7h 45m
  • Aidan Hobson Sayers, Ian Miell
  • Manning Publications
  • 2019


Docker in Practice, Second Edition presents over 100 practical techniques, hand-picked to help you get the most out of Docker. Following a Problem/Solution/Discussion format, you'll walk through specific examples that you can use immediately, and you'll get expert guidance on techniques that you can apply to a whole range of scenarios.

About the Technology

Docker's simple idea-wrapping an application and its dependencies into a single deployable container-created a buzz in the software industry. Now, containers are essential to enterprise infrastructure, and Docker is the undisputed industry standard. So what do you do after you've mastered the basics? To really streamline your applications and transform your dev process, you need relevant examples and experts who can walk you through them. You need this book.

About the Book

Docker in Practice, Second Edition teaches you rock-solid, tested Docker techniques, such as replacing VMs, enabling microservices architecture, efficient network modeling, offline productivity, and establishing a container-driven continuous delivery process. Following a cookbook-style problem/solution format, you'll explore real-world use cases and learn how to apply the lessons to your own dev projects.

What's inside

  • Continuous integration and delivery
  • The Kubernetes orchestration tool
  • Streamlining your cloud workflow
  • Docker in swarm mode
  • Emerging best practices and techniques

About the Reader

Written for developers and engineers using Docker in production.

About the Authors

Ian Miell and Aidan Hobson Sayers are seasoned infrastructure architects working in the UK. Together, they used Docker to transform DevOps at one of the UK's largest gaming companies.

In this Book

  • About This Book
  • Discovering Docker
  • Understanding Docker—Inside the Engine Room
  • Using Docker as a Lightweight Virtual Machine
  • Building Images
  • Running Containers
  • Day-to-Day Docker
  • Configuration Management—Getting Your House in Order
  • Continuous Integration—Speeding up Your Development Pipeline
  • Continuous Delivery—A Perfect Fit for Docker Principles
  • Network Simulation—Realistic Environment Testing without the Pain
  • A Primer on Container Orchestration
  • The Data Center as an OS with Docker
  • Docker Platforms
  • Docker and Security
  • Plain Sailing—Running Docker in Production
  • Docker in Production—Dealing with Challenges


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