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Introduction to Docker

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Introduction to Docker

GSP055

Google Cloud Self-Paced Labs

Overview

What is Docker?

Docker is an open platform for developing, shipping, and running applications. Docker is designed to deliver your applications faster. With Docker you can separate your applications from your infrastructure and treat your infrastructure like a managed application. Docker helps you ship code faster, test faster, deploy faster, and shorten the cycle between writing code and running code.

Docker does this by combining kernel containerization features with workflows and tooling that helps you manage and deploy your applications.

Docker containers can be directly used in Kubernetes, which allows them to be used directly in the Kubernetes Engine. After learning the essentials of Docker, you will have a better experience using Kubernetes Engine.

What you'll learn

  • How to build, run, and debug Docker containers
  • How to pull Docker images from Docker Hub and Google Container Registry
  • How to push Docker images to Google Container Registry

Prerequisites

  • Google Cloud Platform account and project with billing account
  • Basic Linux experience

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