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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

$367.00

Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 85283

Sat Mar 02 - Sat Apr 06 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 02 - Apr 06 Sat 13:00 - 16:00 DTC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$367.00

Notes

  1. REGISTRATION: No registration is permitted after the course has started without department approval.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

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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