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CN110: Docker Swarm Application Essentials

  • Tuition USD $750
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4819 Ratings
  • Course Code CN110
  • Duration 1 day
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual
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In this course, you’ll learn what a containerized application looks like when orchestrated by Docker Swarm. We’ll cover scheduling workloads across a cluster, networking stateless and stateful applications, provisioning dynamic configuration and persistent storage, and scaling highly available applications in this course intended to set a strong foundation in orchestration for all technical roles.

Skills Gained

  • Setting up and configuring a Swarm
  • Deploying workloads on Swarm
  • Networking Swarm workloads
  • Provisioning dynamic configuration
  • Provisioning persistent storage
  • Application rollout and upgrade
  • Advanced scheduling control

Who Can Benefit

  • Motivations: Develop, operate or manage scalable containerized applications orchestrated by Docker Swarm
  • Roles: General technical audiences & IT professionals

Prerequisites

  • Familiarity with the Bash shell
  • Filesystem navigation and manipulation
  • Command line text editors like vim or nano
  • Common tooling like curl, wget and ping
  • Familiarity with YAML and JSON notation
  • CN100 course or equivalent experience

Course Details

Lab Requirements

  • Laptop with WiFi connectivity
  • Attendees should have the latest Chrome or Firefox installed, and a free account at strigo.io

Course Objectives

Setting up and configuring a Swarm

  • Operational priorities of container orchestration
  • Containerized application architecture
  • Swarm scheduling workflow & task model
  • Automatic failure mitigation
  • Swarm installation & advanced customization

Deploying workloads on Swarm

  • Defining workloads as services
  • Scaling workloads
  • Container scheduling control
  • Rolling application updates and rollback
  • Application healthchecks
  • Application troubleshooting
  • Deploying applications as Stacks

Networking Swarm workloads

  • Swarm service discovery and routing implementation
  • Routing strategies for stateful and stateless workloads
  • Swarm ingress traffic

Provisioning dynamic configuration

  • Application configuration design
  • Environment variable management
  • Configuration file management
  • Provisioning sensitive information

Provisioning persistent storage

  • Storage backend architecture patterns
  • NFS backed Swarms

Monitoring Swarm

  • What to monitor in production-grade Swarms
  • Potential Swarm failure modes & mitigations
  • Swarm workload monitoring

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

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GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

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Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

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We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

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Class was very informative, although one lab didnt but will try again later

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