Build resilient systems at scale
October 12–14, 2015 • New York, NY

Docker tutorial

John Willis (Docker)
9:00am–12:30pm Monday, 10/12/2015
Location: Beekman Parlor
Average rating: ****.
(4.05, 21 ratings)

Prerequisite Knowledge

Basic Linux command knowledge.

Materials or downloads needed in advance

The presenter will provide prepared artifacts for this tutorial.


The Docker Tutorial will cover the following topics:

  • Docker installation
  • The Docker Run command
  • Using Volumes with Docker
  • Basic networking
  • Running services in Docker containers
  • Building Docker Images with Dockerfiles
  • Advanced networking with Docker
  • Docker on Windows
  • Troubleshooting and best practices
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John Willis


John Willis is a technical evangelist for Docker, which he joined after the company he co-founded (SocketPlane, which focused on SDN for containers) was acquired by Docker in March 2015. Previous to founding SocketPlane in fall 2014, John was VP of customer enablement at Stateless Networks, and prior to that he was chief DevOps evangelist at Dell, which he joined following the Enstratius acquisition in May 2013. He has also held past executive roles at Opscode/Chef and Gulf Breeze Software.

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