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This course provides an introduction to containerization and Docker terminology. You'll learn how Dockerfiles are used to build Docker images and how a container is a running instance of an image.
start the course
describe the concept and benefits of virtualization
compare virtual machines and containers
describe when containers should be used
define the purpose of Docker
describe the purpose of Dockerfiles
describe the purpose of Docker images
describe when to use Docker Compose
describe how continuous integration benefits software development and testing
determine when and how to use Docker Swarm cluster and orchestration features
describe how UCP is used as a single Docker management interface
describe how DTR manages Docker images
Practice: Docker Concepts
recall Docker container-related terminology
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