Introduction to Docker Swarm

1 day

This engaging course gives sysadmins and developers a thorough introduction to Docker Swarm giving them the necessary know-how to coordinate their microservices.

Students should be familiar with the basics of Docker (as explained in our one day DOCKER-PRIMER)

Please find the course objectives below:

Here's a quick overview of what we'll be covering during the course:


  • Introduction to Docker Swarm
  • Understand Swarm Topology and Architecture
  • Introduction to the CLI


  • Creating a Swarm
  • Basic Configuration
  • Setting up volumes


  • Services overview
  • Deploying and Updating Services
  • Scaling Services
  • Defining Service constraints
  • Service Discovery
  • Managing Secrets


  • Logging
  • Monitoring Services

This 1 day course serves as a perfect introduction to Docker Swarm and can be adapted to introduce other relevant topics if needed.

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