Bret Fisher

Docker and DevOps projects, Virginia Beach, Virginia United States of America

For 25 years Bret has built and operated distributed systems as a sysadmin and helped over 70,000 people learn dev and ops topics. He is a Docker Captain, the author of the wildly popular Docker Mastery series on Udemy, and also provides DevOps-style consulting and live workshops with a focus on immutable infrastructures, containers, and orchestration. He spends his free time in Virginia's local, thriving tech scene helping lead local meetups. Bret basically spends his days helping people, and giving high fives. He lives at the beach, writes at bretfisher.com, prefers dogs over cats, and tweets at @bretfisher.

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/BretFisherITPro

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Orchestration (specifically Swarm Mode)
Docker for Mac
Docker for Windows
Docker Cloud
Networking
Security
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Programming Languages

Modern Web
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Node

Operating Systems

Linux
Mac
Windows
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Blog Posts by Bret Fisher

My Docker Resources

Posted on: 06/06/2018

A single list of all my public videos, courses, content, and appearances online talking about Docker. A one-stop-shop for all the things I've created, supported, or recommend for using containers. My Courses My Docker Mastery Video Course for $10 �� My Swarm Mastery Video Course for $10 My YouTube Videos and...

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CRAFT Conf 2018 Resources

Posted on: 05/08/2018

Workshop: Docker production: Swarm orchestration, security, and beyond Slides in PDF (forthcoming) Slides in HTML Designing Your Docker Server Production Stack Slides in PDF (forthcoming) Slide links: HPE and Docker White Paper on MySQL Performance Across VM's, Container's, and Bare Metal (I Co-Authored) GitHub Repo for the above white paper....

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GOTO Chicago 2018 Resources

Posted on: 04/25/2018

Going Docker and Swarm Production Like a Pro Slides in PDF Slide links: HPE and Docker White Paper on MySQL Performance Across VM's, Container's, and Bare Metal (I Co-Authored) GitHub Repo for the above white paper. Scripts and Dockerfiles for testing your VM and Bare Metal infrastructure with MySQL HPE...

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It's 2018, Is Swarm Dead? Answered by a Docker Captain.

Posted on: 04/18/2018

No. Swarm is not dead. Swarm, aka SwarmKit aka Swarm Mode, aka Swarm Services is alive and well. The TL;DR direct quote from Docker blog after the Kubernetes announcement: "But it’s equally important for us to note that Swarm orchestration is not going away. Swarm forms an integral...

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MuraCon18 Resources

Posted on: 04/18/2018

How Docker is Changing IT Slides in PDF Getting Started with Docker for Local Dev Slides in PDF Slides in HTML Journey to Docker Production Slides in PDF Slide links: HPE and Docker White Paper on MySQL Performance Across VM's, Container's, and Bare Metal (I Co-Authored) GitHub Repo for the...

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It's 2018, Is Swarm Dead? Answered by a Docker Captain.

Posted on: 04/13/2018

No. Swarm is not dead. Swarm, aka SwarmKit aka Swarm Mode, aka Swarm Services is alive and well. The TL;DR direct quote from Docker blog after the Kubernetes announcement: "But it’s equally important for us to note that Swarm orchestration is not going away. Swarm forms an integral...

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Getting a Shell in the Docker for Windows Moby VM

Posted on: 03/19/2018

When using Docker for Windows, you're actually using a tiny (custom) LinuxKit Linux running in a special Hyper-V VM. There's so much cool stuff happening, you're meant to forget it's still running on a Linux kernel. Note this is about the default "Linux Containers" mode. It doesn't yet work for...

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Getting a Shell in the Docker for Windows Moby VM

Posted on: 03/13/2018

When using Docker for Windows, you're actually using a tiny (custom) LinuxKit Linux running in a special Hyper-V VM. There's so much cool stuff happening, you're meant to forget it's still running on a Linux kernel....

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The What, Why, and How of the Docker Certified Associate (DCA) Certification

Posted on: 01/10/2018

Many people have asked me about the DCA (Docker Certified Associate) certification and what it takes to get it, what are the benefits, and how much of it my Docker Mastery and Swarm Mastery courses cover....

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The What, Why, and How of the Docker Certified Associate (DCA) Certification

Posted on: 01/09/2018

his is a vendor certification, just like a Microsoft or AWS cert. A subset of it is on basic Docker concepts of images, containers, and registries. The rest is on S...

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