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Unleash the Potential of Containerization for Modern Applications

In the dynamic landscape of software development and deployment, containerization has emerged as a transformative technology. "Mastering Docker" is your ultimate guide to understanding and harnessing the power of Docker—a platform that simplifies the way you build, ship, and run applications across various environments with unparalleled efficiency.


About the Book:


As applications become more complex and require flexible deployment strategies, Docker has become an essential tool for developers and IT professionals alike. "Mastering Docker" provides a comprehensive exploration of Docker—a revolutionary containerization platform. This book caters to both beginners and experienced practitioners looking to enhance their containerization skills.

Mastering Docker

  • 1.Introduction to Docker
    1.1.Understanding Containerization
    1.2.Evolution and Significance of Docker
    1.3.Docker's Role in Modern Software Development
    2.Docker Installation and Configuration
    2.1.System Requirements and Prerequisites
    2.2.Installation on Various Platforms (Windows, macOS, Linux)
    2.3.Exploring Docker Engine Components
    3.Docker Fundamentals
    3.1.Creating and Running Your First Container
    3.2.Managing Docker Images
    3.3.Working with Containers
    4.Docker Images and Customization
    4.1.Creating Custom Docker Images
    4.2.Dockerfile Syntax and Best Practices
    4.3.Image Layers and Caching
    5.Docker Networking
    5.1.Understanding Docker Networking Concepts
    5.2.Configuring Docker Networks
    5.3.Ensuring Communication Between Containers
    6.Persistent Data Management
    6.1.Data Volumes and Bind Mounts
    6.2.Managing Data Inside Containers
    6.3.Strategies for Data Backup and Restoration
    7.Advanced Docker Techniques with Compose
    7.1.Introduction to Docker Compose
    7.2.Defining Multi-Container Applications
    7.3.Managing Dependencies and Services
    8.Orchestration with Docker Swarm Mode
    8.1.Exploring Docker Swarm Concepts
    8.2.Creating and Managing Swarm Clusters
    8.3.Deploying Stacks and Services
    9.Kubernetes Integration with Docker
    9.1.Introduction to Kubernetes
    9.2.Understanding Kubernetes Architecture
    9.3.Leveraging Docker in Kubernetes Environments
    10.Docker Security Best Practices
    10.1.Isolation and Security within Containers
    10.2.Safeguarding the Container Runtime Environment
    10.3.Docker Security Best Practices
    11.Monitoring and Logging Docker Applications
    11.1.Monitoring Container Performance
    11.2.Implementing Effective Logging Strategies
    11.3.Utilizing Monitoring Tools and Dashboards
    12.CI/CD Pipelines with Docker
    12.1.Integrating Docker into Continuous Integration and Deployment
    12.2.Automating Build, Testing, and Deployment Processes
    12.3.Achieving Blue-Green Deployments with Containers
    13.Microservices Architecture with Docker
    13.1.Exploring Microservices Concepts
    13.2.Building Microservices Using Docker
    13.3.Managing Service Discovery and Load Balancing
    14.Modernizing Legacy Applications with Containers
    14.1.Adapting Legacy Applications to Containers
    14.2.Strategies and Challenges in Legacy Migration
    14.3.Case Studies of Successful Migrations
    15.DevOps Culture and Docker
    15.1.Docker's Role in Fostering DevOps Practices
    15.2.Enhancing Collaboration and Communication
    15.3.Implementing DevOps Automation with Docker
    16.Docker in Emerging Technologies
    16.1.Exploring Docker's Role in Serverless Computing
    16.2.Extending Docker to Edge Computing and IoT
    16.3.Speculating Docker's Integration with Emerging Technologies
    17.1.Docker CLI Quick Reference
    17.2.Dockerfile Directives and Instructions
    17.3.Additional Learning Resources
    17.4.Glossary of Key Terms
    17.5.About the author

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