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COMP 3916 - Docker for Dev Ops

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

Docker is a software development container program that provides a fast and low-overhead alternative to traditional methods. Students who are already software developers who know how to write code in a variety of programming environments are introduced to Docker Container technologies. Starting with an introduction to the Linux OS, students are shown how to install Docker. The Docker architecture is discussed, students run containers and build custom images by pulling and pushing images from the Docker registry. Labs and assignments include composing applications using popular open source software like Python, Node.js, GoLang, OpenJDK and .NET Core and running them on Docker containers. Microservices concepts are introduced in the context of Docker and Docker on Windows is discussed and how cloud providers support Docker. Topics also include: DevOps, Orchestration, networking Docker containers, and data persistence using Volumes. Upon successful completion students will be able to create Docker containers, run and build custom Docker images, pull and push images from Docker Hub and automatically deploy software applications.

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 2613, or COMP 2614, or COMP 2617, or equivalent knowledge of using object-oriented programming to build software applications.

Credits

1.5

Cost

$374.40

Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 85283

Sun Feb 23 - Sun Mar 29 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 23 - Mar 29 Sun 13:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 360

Instructor

Kris Kothumbaka

Course Outline

Cost

$374.40

Notes

  1. “You are responsible for the specific prerequisite knowledge for this course. Your instructor cannot be expected to review prerequisite materials so please do not ask. The department could withdraw you from this course if you do not have the prerequisites or equivalent. Late registration is not permitted.

Spring/Summer 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 64930

Sun Apr 19 - Sun May 31 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 19 - May 31 Sun 13:00 - 16:00 DTC Rm. 360

Instructor

Kris Kothumbaka

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$374.40

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __. Late registration is not permitted. No class on May 17 (Victoria Day).

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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17 seats available as of Feb 21, 2020 5:48 pm (PST). Of these 17, 11 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the components of the Docker platform.
  • Install Docker.
  • Explain the concept of containers and images.
  • Run and manage Docker containers using existing images.
  • Build custom images.
  • Push and pull images to Docker registry.
  • Leverage Docker volumes.
  • Configure and mount volumes to containers.
  • Deploy applications with Docker.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2017

Related Programs

COMP 3916 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Advanced .NET Development
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Advanced Java Development
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Computer Systems
    Part-time   Diploma
  4. Web and Mobile Application Development
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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