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Docker Certified Associate (DCA) Certification Training Course

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This Docker certification training will help you learn Docker containerization, running containers, image creation, orchestration, security best practices, and more through hands-on projects and case studies. Also, this course is aligned with Docker Certified Associate (DCA) examination that serves as a benchmark for real-world container technology expertise with Docker Enterprise Edition.

Key Highlights

10 Hrs Instructor Led Training
10 Hrs Self-paced Videos
20 Hrs Project & Exercises
Job Assistance
Flexible Schedule
Lifetime Free Upgrade
Mentor Support

Docker Certification Course Overview

What will you learn in this Docker certification training?

The below list of topics of this Docker online course will help you clear the Docker Certified Associate exam.

  • Basics of Docker
  • How to create and run a Docker container
  • Creating and managing a Docker image
  • Dockerized application communication
  • Docker storage systems
  • Initializing and managing a Docker Swarm
  • Deploying applications in the production stage
  • Monitoring services and nodes in a Docker Swarm
  • Using ECS And ECR AWS services to deploy Docker services

IT Professionals, System Admins, Software Testers, Solutions Architects, and Security Engineers can enroll in this Docker course.

There are no prior skills needed to take up this certification course from Intellipaat.

The cost of the Docker Certified Associate (DCA) exam is $195. If you fail to clear the exam, you have to pay the same amount again.

Docker is an extremely important aspect of the software development process today. Docker lets you ship all the dependencies of software, including its libraries, services, and other aspects, thus decoupling the dependency on infrastructure from the application environment. Almost every digital organization today is deploying Docker. Intellipaat’s Docker training and certification will help you get up and running in this top technology, and upon the completion of the training, you can apply for the best jobs. Moreover, you can apply for and clear the Docker Certified Associate certification exam.

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Self Paced Training

  • 10 Hrs e-learning videos
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Lifetime Free Upgrade


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Docker Associate Course Curriculum

Live Course

Introduction to Docker

  • Need for Containerization
  • Vm Vs Container
  • Why Docker?
  • Introduction to Docker
  • Docker Installation
  • Common Docker Operations
  • Saving Changes to Docker
  • Components of Docker Ecosystem
  • Docker Engine & Dockerfile
  • Docker Architecture 

Hands-on Exercise –

  • Common Docker Commands
  • Saving Changes to Docker & Pushing a container to DockerHUB
  • Creating an Image using Dockerfile

Storing Data in Docker

  • Why Do We Use Docker Storage?
  • Types of Docker Storage
  • Volumes
  • Volume Drivers
  • Backing Up and Restoring the Volume
  • Bind Mounts
  • Bind Propagation
  • Tmpfs Mounts
  • Storage Drivers

Hands-On-Exercise –

  • Working with Volumes
  • Volume Driver
  • Volume Backup & Restore
  • Bind Mount & tmpfs Mount Commands
  • What Are Microservices?
  • What is Docker Compose?
  • Installing Docker Compose
  • What Are Yaml Files?
  • Creating Docker File Using Yaml
  • Versioning
  • Deploying Django Using Docker Compose
  • Cli Environment Variables
  • Environment File
  • Environment Variables in Compose
  • Commands for Docker Management
  • Linking Docker Containers
  • Extending Services in Compose
  • Networking in Compose
  • How to Use Compose in Production?

Hands-On-Exercise –

  • Deploying a Django Server using Docker Compose
  • What is Container Orchestration?
  • What is a Docker Swarm?
  • Building a Docker Swarm
  • Docker Swarm Services
  • Deployments in Swarms
  • Scaling a Service in Swarm
  • Rolling Updates in Swarm
  • Draining a Node in Swarm
  • Connecting to a Network in Swarm
  • Giving Storage Access in Swarm
  • Controlling Service Placement

Hands-On-Exercise –

  • Docker Swarm Common Commands
  • Docker Swarm Service Commands
  • Deploying to a Docker Swarm & Other Operations
  • Controlling Service placement
  • What is Docker Networking?
  • Types of Docker Networks
  • Bridge Network
  • Bridge Network Demo
  • Default Bridge Network
  • Overlay Network
  • Overlay Network Demo
  • Macvlan Network
  • Host and None Network

Hands-On-Exercise –

  • Bridge Network Commands
  • Bridge Network Demo
  • Overlay Network Commands
  • Overlay Network Demo
  • Host Network & None Network
  • System D
  • Enabling Http/https Proxy
  • Prometheus and Grafana
  • Collecting Docker Metrics Demo
  • Ecr and Ecs
  • Ecr and Ecs Demo
  • Docker Best Practices

Hands-On-Exercise –

  • Docker Systemd – Enabling HTTP/HTTPS proxy
  • Docker Monitoring Using Prometheus & Grafana
  • Using ECR & ECS
  • Brief history of Deployment era
  • Features of Containers
  • Introduction to Kubernetes
  • Working of Kubernetes (overview)
  • Installation of Kubernetes

Hands on- Installing a 2-node Kubernetes Cluster

  • Understand Kubernetes Architecture
  • What are Kubernetes objects?
  • What are YAML files?
  • Name, Namespaces, Labels & selectors , Annotations

Hands on – Creating and configuring YAML files, Understanding Namespaces

  • What are Pods?
  • What are Replication Controllers?
  • What is a Deployment?
  • Introduction to Kube Services and its types
  • Stateful and Demon sets
  • Jobs

Hands on – Creating Pods, Replication Controller, Deployments, Services and Jobs

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Docker Certified Associate (DCA) Certification

What is Docker Certified Associate (DCA)?

DCA acts as an official Docker credential for your Docker skills. The Docker Certified Associate (DCA) exam is specifically designed to validate your skill sets with practical questions that are curated by experienced practitioners.

The exam pattern of DCA certification is as follows:

  • 13 multiple-choice questions
  • 42 discrete-option multiple-choice (DOMC) questions
  • Exam duration: 90 minutes

Docker Certified Associate (DCA) certification exam questions’ difficulty and the passing score are subject to change without notice.

You can start by enrolling yourself in the Docker certification training course offered by Intellipaat. Everything you need to know to clear the certification will be covered in this course. Intellipaat will make sure that you are well-prepared to take the test after the completion of the DCA course.

At the end of this Docker course, there will be quizzes that perfectly reflect the type of questions asked in the Docker certification exam, which will help you score better marks in the same.

Intellipaat’s Docker course completion certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the project work (after expert review) and scoring at least 60 percent marks in the quiz.

Intellipaat’s Docker certification is well-recognized by top 80+ MNCs such as Ericsson, Cisco, Cognizant, Sony, Mu Sigma, Saint-Gobain, Standard Chartered, TCS, Genpact, Hexaware, and more.

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Why should I join this Docker training at Intellipaat?

Intellipaat is offering the Docker course that will help you master the top containerization technology. As part of the training, you will learn how to create and manage Docker images, migrating applications to the Docker container, troubleshooting the Docker engine, and more. Upon the successful completion of the training, you will be awarded Intellipaat’s DevOps Foundation Certification.

This DCA certification training equips you with the skills needed to apply for some of the best jobs in top MNCs around the world at top salaries. Intellipaat offers lifetime access to course materials and course material upgrading to the latest version at no extra fee. Hence, it is a one-time investment.

Everything is provided for on-site exam deliveries at official events like DockerCon. For online remotely proctored DCA certification exams, you will require:

  • Zoom Meeting Desktop Client
  • A current version of Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X
  • Google Chrome web browser with the ability to install a Chrome extension
  • A webcam accessible by Google Chrome

Operating system:

  • Windows 7 or later
  • Mac OS X 10.8 or later

Web browser:

  • Google Chrome v39 or later
  • Mozilla Firefox v34 or later
  • Internet Explorer v8 or later
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Apple Safari v6 or later

Internet connection:

  • 2 Mbps and above
  • Hot spots are not recommended

Some of the other related DevOps programs are on DevOps Architect, DevOps, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Git and GitHub etc.

Yes. Intellipaat provides free resources on DevOps Docker. The recommended blogs are Interview Questions and the basics of Docker.

3 technical 1:1 sessions per month will be allowed.

At Intellipaat, you can enroll in either the instructor-led online training or self-paced training. Apart from this, Intellipaat also offers corporate training for organizations to upskill their workforce. All trainers at Intellipaat have 12+ years of relevant industry experience, and they have been actively working as consultants in the same domain, which has made them subject matter experts. Go through the sample videos to check the quality of our trainers.

Intellipaat is offering 24/7 query resolution, and you can raise a ticket with the dedicated support team at any time. You can avail of email support for all your queries. If your query does not get resolved through email, we can also arrange one-on-one sessions with our support team. However, 1:1 session support is provided for a period of 6 months from the start date of your course.

Intellipaat is offering you the most updated, relevant, and high-value real-world projects as part of the training program. This way, you can implement the learning that you have acquired in real-world industry setup. All training comes with multiple projects that thoroughly test your skills, learning, and practical knowledge, making you completely industry-ready.

You will work on highly exciting projects in the domains of high technology, ecommerce, marketing, sales, networking, banking, insurance, etc. After completing the projects successfully, your skills will be equal to 6 months of rigorous industry experience.

Intellipaat actively provides placement assistance to all learners who have successfully completed the training. For this, we are exclusively tied-up with over 80 top MNCs from around the world. This way, you can be placed in outstanding organizations such as Sony, Ericsson, TCS, Mu Sigma, Standard Chartered, Cognizant, and Cisco, among other equally great enterprises. We also help you with the job interview and résumé preparation as well.

You can definitely make the switch from self-paced training to online instructor-led training by simply paying the extra amount. You can join the very next batch, which will be duly notified to you.

Once you complete Intellipaat’s training program, working on real-world projects, quizzes, and assignments and scoring at least 60 percent marks in the qualifying exam, you will be awarded Intellipaat’s course completion certificate. This certificate is very well recognized in Intellipaat-affiliated organizations, including over 80 top MNCs from around the world and some of the Fortune 500companies.

Apparently, no. Our job assistance program is aimed at helping you land in your dream job. It offers a potential opportunity for you to explore various competitive openings in the corporate world and find a well-paid job, matching your profile. The final decision on hiring will always be based on your performance in the interview and the requirements of the recruiter.

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