Docker Certified Associate (DCA) Training Program

Docker Certified Associate (DCA) Training Program

The Docker and Kubernetes training will empower attendees to bring modern DevOps tooling and automation technologies into their organizations.

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This course is designed to jumpstart your Docker and Kubernetes knowledge -- no prerequisite knowledge is required. Activities are lab-focused, with a dedicated online training platform. The course starts with an overview of the Docker technology, and the impacts on modern IT organizations and developer workflows. Strong emphasis is placed on hands-on activities -- attendees will gain a solid understanding of the technical underpinnings of the technology by running distributed applications. The second and third days focus on Developer and Operations workflows, including building Docker applications, debugging, and deploying applications to distributed clusters. The fourth day of training is an introduction to Kubernetes, focusing on architecture and application deployment.

Benefits and Outcomes

Docker expertise is one of the fastest growing skills that companies are looking for in their engineers. Here is an article including an industry survey regarding technical job postings and Docker/containerization skills as a requirement.  Docker is a stepping-stone which staff in almost any technical position can leverage to improve their career prospects or take on more responsibility.


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Suggested Prerequisite or Experience

Docker training as preparation for the Docker Certified Administrator Exam is geared towards Developers, Operations, and Enterprise IT teams. As a prerequisite for the training, a basic understanding of the Linux command line is recommended, but not required. The typical audience of a Docker training session could include Software Engineers, DevOps Engineers, IT admins, IT Team Leads, Site Reliability Engineers, Cloud Architects, Network Administrators, or Directors of Engineering.

Course instruction led by Docker authorized training partner, BoxBoat Technologies.

BoxBoat provides expert implementation services for the container ecosystem. Our Docker Certified Consultants, open source contributors, and Docker Captains are skilled at developing scalable microservices using best practice containerization and CI/CD. We have extensive enterprise experience with all enterprise Kubernetes orchestration technologies including Docker EE, OpenShift, Rancher, and DC/OS.