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Docker: Building Services With Compose

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Description

Learn to create multi-container applications with Docker Compose.

Containers are increasingly becoming more ubiquitous across a range of industries. Compose simplifies the creation and management of container based applications. Learn more in this hands-on lab environment.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this lab you'll be able to:

  • Create multi-container Compose applications
  • Maintain compose files using extensions and fragments
  • Create automated test environments

Prerequisites:

Target Audience

  • Software engineers
  • Data engineers
  • DevOps engineers
  • Site reliability engineers

About the author

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Ben Lambert is a software engineer and was previously the lead author for DevOps and Microsoft Azure training content at Cloud Academy. His courses and learning paths covered Cloud Ecosystem technologies such as DC/OS, configuration management tools, and containers. As a software engineer, Ben’s experience includes building highly available web and mobile apps. When he’s not building software, he’s hiking, camping, or creating video games.

Covered topics

Lab steps

Service Overview
Configuring the database
Configuring the web app
Configuring the proxy
Refactor the compose file
Integration testing
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