Docker Essentials: A Developer Introduction

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Docker Essentials: A Developer Introduction

Learn how to use Docker containers to deploy and scale your applications. Create and run your first Docker container. Then, learn how to run containers in production and solve problems of orchestration such as high availability, service discovery, and reconciliation.

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Why earn this badge?

Earners of this badge know what Docker containers are and their benefits. Earners also know how to run containers from Docker Hub, create Docker containers, solve basic problems of orchestration (reconciliation, scaling, high availability, service discovery); earners of the badge understand best practices for using DockerFiles and the basics of how to use tools such as the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service.

What’s next?

Get more experience with containers, Istio, and Kubernetes by completing the learning path "Containers, microservices, Kubernetes, and Istio on the Cloud" on Cognitive Class.
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