Docker Swarm Mastery DevOps Style Cluster Orchestration

Build, automate, and monitor a server cluster for containers using the latest open source on Linux and Windows
Docker Swarm Mastery DevOps Style Cluster Orchestration
File Size :
8.44 GB
Total length :
9h 45m



Bret Fisher


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Docker Swarm Mastery DevOps Style Cluster Orchestration

What you’ll learn

Create a multi-node highly-available Swarm cluster on Linux and Windows.
Remotely orchestrate complex multi-node systems from macOS, Windows, or Linux.
Update your containers using rolling updates, healthchecks, and rollbacks.
Ensure zero-downtime updates by understanding service startup and shutdown details.

Docker Swarm Mastery DevOps Style Cluster Orchestration


No paid software required. Yay Open Source!
Understand Docker and Compose basics: creating containers, images, volumes, networks.
Be able to setup multiple VMs locally or use cloud VMs.
Understand terminal or command prompt basics, Linux shells, SSH, and package managers.


2021 Update: Ready for Apple Silicon (M1 arm64) and Raspberry Pi’s!Welcome to the most complete and up-to-date course for learning SwarmKit and using Docker Swarm end-to-end, from development and testing, to deployment and production.  Discover how easy and powerful Docker Swarm Mode multi-host orchestration can be for your applications. This course is taught by a Docker Captain and DevOps consultant who’s also a bestselling Udemy author.Are you just starting out with container orchestration? Perfect. This course starts out assuming you’re new to Swarm and starts with how to install and configure it.Or: Are you using Docker Swarm now and need to deal with real-world problems? I’m here for you! See my production topics around storing secrets, controlling rolling updates, events, healthchecks, and more.BONUS: This course comes with exclusive access to a Slack Chat and Weekly live Q&A with me!Some of the many cool things you’ll do in this course:Lock down your apps in private networks that only expose necessary portsCreate a 3-node Swarm cluster locally and (optionally) in the cloudUse Virtual IP’s for built-in load balancing in your clusterUse Swarm Secrets to encrypt your environment configs, even on diskDeploy container updates in a rolling update HA designCreate the config utopia of a single set of YAML files for local dev, CI testing, and prod cluster deploysAnd so much more…After taking this course, you’ll be able to:Use Docker Swarm in your daily ops and sysadmin rolesBuild multi-node Swarm clusters and deploying H/A containersProtect your keys, TLS certificates, and passwords with encrypted secretsLead your team into the future with the latest Docker Swarm orchestration skills!Why should you learn from me? Why trust me to teach you the best ways to use Docker Swarm?I’m A Practitioner. Welcome to the real world: I’ve got more than 20 years of sysadmin and developer experience, over 30 certifications, and have been using Docker and the container ecosystem for myself and my consulting clients since Docker’s early days. My clients use Docker Swarm in production. With me, you’re learning from someone who’s run hundreds of containers across dozens of projects and organizations.I’m An Educator. With me, you’re learn from someone who knows how to make a syllabus: I want to help you. People say I’m good at it. For the last few years I’ve trained thousands of people on using Docker in workshops, conferences and meetups. See me teach at events like DockerCon, O’Reilly Velocity, and Linux Open Source Summit.I Lead Communities. Also, I’m a Docker Captain, meaning that Docker Inc. thinks I know a thing or two about Docker and that I do well in sharing it with others. In the real-world: I help run two local meetups in our fabulous tech community in Norfolk/Virginia Beach USA. I help online: usually in Slack and Twitter, where I learn from and help others.  “There are a lot of Docker courses on Udemy — but ignore those, Bret is the single most qualified person to teach you.” – Kevin Griffin, Microsoft MVPGiving Back: a portion of my profit on this course will be donated to supporting open source and protecting our freedoms online! This course is only made possible by the amazing people creating open source. I’m standing on the shoulders of (open source) giants! Donations will be split between my favorite charities including the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Free Software Foundation. Look them up. They’re awesome!This is a living course, and will be updated as Docker Swarm features and workflows change.This course is designed to be fast at getting you started but also get you deep into the “why” of things. Simply the fastest and best way to learn the latest docker skills. Look at the scope of topics in the Session and see the breadth of skills you will learn.Also included is a private Slack Chat group for getting help with this course and continuing your Docker Swarm and DevOps learning with help from myself and other students.”Bret’s course is a level above all of those resources, and if you’re struggling to get a handle on Docker, this is the resource you need to invest in.” – Austin Tindle, Docker Mastery Course StudentExtra things that come with this course:Access to the course Slack team, for getting help/advice from me and other students.Bonus videos I put elsewhere like YouTube.Tons of reference links to supplement this content.Updates to content as Docker changes their features on these topics.Thanks so much for considering this course. Come join me and thousands of others in this course (and my others) for learning one of the coolest pieces of tech today, Docker Swarm!


Section 1: Introduction and Course Overview

Lecture 1 Introduction and Course Roadmap

Lecture 2 Your First Swarm Service

Lecture 3 Let’s Meet Bret!

Section 2: Course Resources and Tools

Lecture 4 Getting The Course Files (GitHub Repo)

Lecture 5 Course Chat with Students Learning Containers

Lecture 6 Weekly YouTube Live Q&A with Bret

Lecture 7 Ensure You Have The Latest Docker

Section 3: Swarm Intro and Creating a 3-Node Swarm Cluster

Lecture 8 Swarm Mode: Built-In Orchestration

Lecture 9 Create Your First Service and Scale It Locally

Lecture 10 UI Change For Service Create/Update

Lecture 11 Use Multipass to create a multi-node Swarm

Lecture 12 Creating a 3-Node Swarm Cluster

Lecture 13 Using the Swarm Visualizer

Section 4: Swarm Basic Features and How to Use Them In Your Workflow

Lecture 14 Drupal and Postgres versions

Lecture 15 Scaling Out with Overlay Networking

Lecture 16 Scaling Out with Routing Mesh

Lecture 17 Database Passwords in Containers

Lecture 18 Swarm Stacks and Production Grade Compose

Lecture 19 Secrets Storage for Swarm: Protecting Your Environment Variables

Lecture 20 Using Secrets in Swarm Services

Lecture 21 Using Secrets with Swarm Stacks

Section 5: Swarm App Lifecycle

Lecture 22 Using Secrets With Local Docker Compose

Lecture 23 Full App Lifecycle: Dev, Build and Deploy With a Single Compose Design

Lecture 24 Service Updates: Changing Things In Flight

Lecture 25 Healthchecks in Dockerfiles

Section 6: Controlling Container Placement in Swarm

Lecture 26 Section Overview: 5 Ways To Control Container Placement

Lecture 27 Service Constraints

Lecture 28 Service Mode

Lecture 29 Service Placement Preference

Lecture 30 Node Availability

Lecture 31 Service Resource Requirements

Lecture 32 Section Review

Section 7: Operating Docker Swarm in Production

Lecture 33 Service Logs: When To Use Them and Their Limits

Lecture 34 Docker Events and Viewing Them In Swarm

Lecture 35 Using Swarm Configs To Save Time

Section 8: Limit Downtime with Rolling Updates, Healthchecks and Rollbacks

Lecture 36 Section Overview – Rolling Updates

Lecture 37 Rolling Service Updates

Lecture 38 Testing Rolling Service Updates

Lecture 39 Timeline of a Service Update

Lecture 40 Assignment – Try Update Options

Lecture 41 Assignment ANSWERS – Try Update Options

Lecture 42 How Healthchecks Affect Updates

Lecture 43 Testing Updates with Healthchecks

Lecture 44 Assignment – Use Healthchecks with Rolling Updates

Lecture 45 Assignment ANSWERS – Use Healthchecks with Rolling Updates

Lecture 46 Gracefully Handle Update Failures with Rollbacks

Lecture 47 Testing Update Failures with Rollbacks

Lecture 48 Assignment – Add Healthchecks and Updates on Voting App

Lecture 49 Assignment ANSWERS – Add Healthchecks and Updates on Voting App

Lecture 50 Section Review

Section 9: Docker Production and Future of Swarm

Lecture 51 My DockerCon Talk on Docker and Swarm in Production

Lecture 52 My DockerCon Talk on Extra Swarm Stacks You Need

Lecture 53 More Swarm Stack Examples in Dog vs. Cat Repo

Lecture 54 DockerCon EU 2018: The Future of Swarm and Kubernetes

Lecture 55 The Future of Swarm

Lecture 56 Swarm Raft Quorum and Recovery (Laura Frank from DockerCon 2017)

Section 10: DevOps and Docker Clips

Lecture 57 DevOps and Docker Talk Intro

Lecture 58 How to Update Secrets and Configs in Stacks

Lecture 59 Swarm Service Fails Deployment When Image Prunes

Lecture 60 Updating A Proxy From A Different Container

Lecture 61 Auto Setup of Mongo Replicas in Docker

Lecture 62 Learning The New Docker App with Michael Irwin

Lecture 63 Swarm Volume Storage Drivers

Lecture 64 Backing Up a Database Container in Swarm

Lecture 65 Real World Elasticsearch Compose Stack File

Lecture 66 Troubleshooting Docker Swarm Networking and DNS

Lecture 67 How to Run Privileged Containers in Swarm

Section 11: Extra’s

Lecture 68 Bonus

You’ve taken my first Docker Mastery course and are ready for more Swarm.,You’re skilled at Docker for local development and ready to use Swarm container orchestration on servers.,Anyone who has tried tools like Kubernetes and Nomad and is looking for an easier solution.,Anyone in a Developer, Operations, or Sysadmin role that wants to improve DevOps agility.,Anyone using Mirantis clustering and wants to learn how Swarm works in Docker.,Do *not* take this course if you’re new to Docker. Instead, take my Docker Mastery course, which starts with Docker 101.

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 9h 45m | 8.44 GB
Created by: Bret Fisher

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