80 hands-on recipes to efficiently work with the Docker 1.6 environment on Linux
About This Book Provides practical techniques and knowledge of various emerging and developing APIs to help you create scalable services Create, manage, and automate production-quality services while dealing with inherent issues. Each recipe is carefully organized with instructions to complete the task more » efficiently Who This Book Is For Docker Cookbook is for developers, system administrators, and DevOps engineers who want to use Docker in his/her development, QA, or production environments. It is expected that the reader has basic Linux/Unix skills such as installing packages, editing files, managing services, and so on. Any experience in virtualization technologies such as KVM, XEN, and VMware will help the reader to relate with container technologies better, but it is not required. What You Will Learn Install and set up Docker on different environments Work with Docker images and containers to Dockerize applications Create services with Docker to enable the swift development and deployment of applications Make optimum use of Docker in a testing environment do complete CI/CD Plan efficient working with Docker APIs, orchestration, and hosting platform such as Project Atomic Learn the various use cases available for Docker Troubleshoot, maintain, and optimize your Docker services effectively In Detail Docker is a Linux container engine that allows you to create consistent, stable, and production-quality environments with containers. You will start by installing Docker and understanding and working with containers and images. You then proceed to learn about network and data management for containers. The book explores the RESTful APIs provided by Docker to perform different actions such as image/container operations. Finally, the book explores logs and troubleshooting Docker to solve issues and bottlenecks. This book will also help you « less
Practical Linux Infrastructure teaches you how to use the best open source tools to build a new Linux infrastructure, or alter an existing infrastructure, to ensure it stands up to enterprise-level needs. Each chapter covers a key area of implementation, with clear examples and step-by-step instructions.
Using more » this book, you'll understand why scale matters, and what considerations you need to make. You'll see how to switch to using Google Cloud Platform for your hosted solution, how to use KVM for your virtualization, how to use Git, Postfix, and MySQL for your version control, email, and database, and how to use Puppet for your configuration management. For enterprise-level fault tolerance you'll use Apache, and for load balancing and high availability, you'll use HAProxy and Keepalived. For trend analysis you'll learn how to use Cacti, and for notification you'll use Nagios. You'll also learn how to utilize BIND to implement DNS, how to use DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol), and how to setup remote access for your infrastructure using VPN and Iptables. You will finish by looking at the various tools you will need to troubleshoot issues that may occur with your hosted infrastructure. This includes how to use CPU, network, disk and memory management tools such as top, netstat, iostat and vmstat. « less