Docker Administration & Operations | Learn to Create, Ship, & Run Distributed Applications.

Docker Administration & Operations Course Description

Docker is an open platform for developers and sysadmins to create, ship, and run distributed applications. “Dockerized” applications are fully handy and can run anyplace: Windows laptops and OS X. Docker helps developers in creating and shipping higher-quality applications, faster. Docker also tracks and manages dependencies and changes.

This course covers the following topics: Installing the Docker Engine; Creating your first Docker container; Building Docker images; Storing and retrieving Docker images from Docker Hub; Building containers from images; Networking Docker containers; Data persistence with Volumes; Using Docker into a Continuous Integration and Deployment process. 

Docker Administration & Operations Training Learning Outcomes

  • Install Docker
  • Work with Images and Container
  • Comprehend Cloud Based Container Services
  • Test and build container’s using Jenkins
  • Comprehend Docker Container Linking and Data Management
  • Build images and containers from scratch with the use of Dockerfile
  • Comprehend Networking, Security and Docker API’s
  • Comprehend Docker Provisioning using Chef and Vagrant
  • Deploy, Service Discovery and Orchestration tools for Docker

Docker Administration & Operations Training - Suggested Audience

This course is aimed at professionals dealing with system administration. Suggested attendees based on our past programs are:
  • System Administrator
  • Support Engineer
  • Technical Administrator
  • Database Administrators

Docker Administration & Operations Training Duration

  • Open-House F2F (Public): 2 days
  • In-House F2F (Private): 2/3 days, for commercials please send us an email with group size to

Docker Administration& Operations Training Prerequisites

System administration basics

Docker Administration & Operations training course outline include:

Module 1: Docker Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Docker
  • Training virtual machines
  • Installing Docker
  • Your first Docker container
  • Running containers in the background
  • Images and containers
  • Building images manually
  • Automatically building images
  • Networking
  • Workflow for local development
  • Working with volumes
  • Connecting containers
  • Advanced Dockerfiles
  • Orchestration overview
  • Ambassadors
  • The Docker Hub
  • Automated builds (Jenkins CI/CD)
  • Security
  • The Docker API

Module 2: Advanced Docker Operations
  • Managing and distributing images
  • Container volumes
  • Container networking
  • Docker in continuous integration
  • Controlling the Docker daemon
  • Security and TLS
  • Setting up your own Registry
  • Docker Trusted Registry
  • Docker Machine
  • Docker Swarm
  • Building micro service applications
  • Docker Compose
Keny White


Keny White is Professor of the Department of Computer Science at Boston University, where he has been since 2004. He also currently serves as Chief Scientist of Guavus, Inc. During 2003-2004 he was a Visiting Associate Professor at the Laboratoire d'Infomatique de Paris VI (LIP6). He received a B.S. from Cornell University in 1992, and an M.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.


After working as a software developer and contractor for over 8 years for a whole bunch of companies including ABX, Proit, SACC and AT&T in the US, He decided to work full-time as a private software trainer. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Rochester in 2001. "What I teach varies from beginner to advanced and from what I have seen, anybody can learn and grow from my courses".


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