Docker Fundamentals

Docker Fundamentals


This is THE introductory Docker course to give your team the best foundation for enterprise grade Docker use-cases.

Docker Fundamentals is composed of the following components:


Ensure your team learns Docker the right way with official Docker training. In this course students will get the foundational concepts and practices of containerization on a single Docker node, then learn the foundations of orchestration and scale out with Docker across multiple nodes in a swarm. This course is a prerequisite for all other Docker courses include our new role-based Docker for Enterprise Operations and Docker for Enterprise Developers.


2 Days


By the end of the course students will learn to:

  • Understand what Docker is and how Docker can modernize the software supply-chain
  • Conceptualize a mental model for Docker workflow
  • Understand the foundations of Docker security and apply secrets management
  • Understand the foundations of containerization on a single Docker node
  • Ability to Dockerize and application by writing Dockerfiles
  • Create and manage images
  • Apply a basic continuous integration model for Docker
  • Understand the usage of volumes
  • Apply concepts of the Docker networking model
  • Write stack-based compose files
  • Understand how Swarm works 
  • Deploy a swarm application and scale it out
  • Apply common Swarm operations
  • Create, manage, and update Docker secrets


Day One:  Containerization Basics

  1. The Docker Story
  2. Introduction to Images
  3. Creating Images
  4. Managing Images
  5. Docker Continous Integration
  6. Volumes

Day Two: Orchestration Basics

  1. Docker Networking Basics
  2. Compose
  3. Scaling out with Swarm Mode
  4. Swarm Operations
  5. Managing Secrets

Upcoming Classes


Location Mar 2017 Apr 2017 May 2017 Jun 2017 Jul 2017 Aug 2017
TREEPTIK Montreal May 16 – May 17
Jun 19 – Jun 20
Jul 18 – Jul 19

United States

Location Mar 2017 Apr 2017 May 2017 Jun 2017 Jul 2017 Aug 2017
ServiceRocket Training Center in Palo Alto Apr 25 – Apr 26