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Docker Orchestration with Compose and Swarm

2 Days

Available On-Site

Available Virtually

Open Enrollments Available


This intensive two-day hands-on training course is designed to provide technology staff with a jump start with Docker Compose, along with an intensive introduction to container orchestration with Docker Swarm.

The course takes a comprehensive look at Docker Compose and container configuration possibilities made available by Compose. Students are introduced to Compose and its purpose; will be exposed to the entire Compose DSL; will have the chance to install Compose and define and build basic Compose applications.

The course reviews Docker Swarm architecture including nodes and node configurations. Students are introduced to the Raft and Gossip protocols and various docker commands for working with clusters. The new Distributed Application Bundle (DAB) image format is covered along with stacks, services, tasks, nodes, and other Docker Swarm primitives. Docker services are covered in-depth, including replicated and global service operation, scaling features, tasks, task states, the Docker service routing mesh, services discovery, and failover.


Available for Instructor-Led (ILT) in-person/onsite training or Virtual Instructor-Led training (VILT) delivery; Open Enrollment options may be available.

Who Should Attend

Developers, Information Technology (IT) and Quality Assurance (QA) Staff, Technical Managers, DevOps and Build personnel

What Attendees will learn

This course is designed to provide developers, DevOps staff and other technology staff with an intensive overview of Docker orchestration with Compose and Swarm. Upon completion of this intensive hands-on course, students will have an in-depth understanding of both Compose and Swarm and use cases, as well as the ability to immediately begin using Compose and Swarm in development, test and production scenarios. Learning modules include:

  • Docker Compose in Depth
  • Compose CLI and DSL
  • Docker Swarm Overview, Services, Networking
  • Docker Compose and Swarm in Production


Docker Foundation or equivalent experience. Each attendee will require the ability to run a 64 bit virtual machine (provided with the course). Basic Linux command line skills are valuable but not required.

Contact us to request more information about enrolling in the Docker Orchestration with Compose and Swarm course or to inquire about booking a custom in-house course for your team.

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