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Docker Cookbook. - Second Edition

By : Ken Cochrane, Jeeva S. Chelladhurai, Neependra K Khare
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Book Image

Docker Cookbook. - Second Edition

2 (1)
By: Ken Cochrane, Jeeva S. Chelladhurai, Neependra K Khare

Overview of this book

Docker is an open source tool used for creating, deploying, and running applications using containers. With more than 100 self-contained tutorials, this book examines common pain points and best practices for developers building distributed applications with Docker. Each recipe in this book addresses a specific problem and offers a proven, best practice solution with insights into how it works, so that you can modify the code and configuration files to suit your needs. The Docker Cookbook begins by guiding you in setting up Docker in different environments and explains how to work with its containers and images. You’ll understand Docker orchestration, networking, security, and hosting platforms for effective collaboration and efficient deployment. The book also covers tips and tricks and new Docker features that support a range of other cloud offerings. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to package and deploy end-to-end distributed applications with Docker and be well-versed with best practice solutions for common development problems.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)

Exploring Docker remote API client libraries

In the previous recipes, we explored APIs provided by Docker to connect and perform operations on the Docker daemon. Docker also provides the Software Development Kit for the python and go languages.

In this recipe, let's explore the python SDK with a few examples.

Getting ready

  • Ensure python3 is installed.
  • ubuntu 16.04 might not have pip3, so install pip3 using the following command:
        $ sudo apt-get -y install python3-pip  

How to do it...

  1. Let's begin by installing the docker package for python using pip3...