Tutorial T4: Introduction to Docker and Containers

A session at LISA15

Tuesday 10th November, 2015

9:00am to 12:30pm (EST)

Docker is an open platform to build, ship, and run any Linux application, anywhere. It can be used in many ways: providing clean, isolated development environments; quickly spinning up test instances for CI purposes; ensuring coherence between development and production platform; and much more.

This hands-on tutorial will give you an opportunity to dive in and see Docker in action. You will learn about Docker basic concepts, how to run containers, create your own images, interact with the "Docker Hub," and stack multiple containers to compose complex applications.

Who should attend:
This tutorial is relevant for both developers and sysadmins. If you have heard about Docker, but you haven't used it (or very little), this will get you started with a fast-paced, hands-on introduction.

No previous knowledge of Docker or containers is required, but you will need some basic UNIX command-line skills.

Take back to work:
You will interact with a real Docker host and manipulate containers and images. After the tutorial, you will be able to use Docker in simple scenarios, and you will know where to look for further information to cover advanced use cases like orchestration, dynamic resource scheduling, load balancing, and more.

Topics include:

  • What's Docker?
  • Running our first container
  • Understanding Docker images
  • Running a network service in a container
  • Building images interactively
  • Building images with Dockerfile
  • Pushing and pulling images
  • Development workflow with Docker
  • Network and volumes
  • Stacking complex apps with Compose

About the speaker

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Jérôme Petazzoni

Docker Tinkerer Extraordinaire at dotCloud bio from LinkedIn

Next session in Thurgood Marshall West

1:30pm Tutorial T6: Advanced Docker Concepts and Container Orchestration by Jérôme Petazzoni

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Time 9:00am12:30pm EST

Date Tue 10th November 2015


Thurgood Marshall West, Washington Marriott Wardman Park

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