hands-on lab

Docker: Building Services

Intermediate
2h
67
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Lab description

Gain further insights into Docker Engine by creating a multi-container service without Compose.

This hands-on lab steps through the creation of a three container web application.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Build multi-image services
  • Build multi-network services
  • Configure images using environment variables
  • Configure persistent volumes

Prerequisites:

Target Audience

  • Software engineers
  • Data engineers
  • DevOps engineers
  • Site reliability engineers
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Ben Lambert
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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.

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Lab steps
Service Overview
Building the web application
Building the database
Building the proxy
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