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Managing Docker with Python


This talk gives an overview about the Python modules that allow you to interact with Docker.


Looking at the most successful open source projects we have been seriously impressed by the importance of Docker: it is positively revolutionizing the DevOps industry. Docker is a valid alternative to the traditional virtual machines and it is redefining the IT service deployment.

Thanks to the available Docker APIs, we have witnessed a remarkable proliferation of tools based on the same APIs to efficiently manage virtual infrastructures: a place of honor, among of all of these, is reserved to the libraries and tools written in Python.

This talk is divided into two parts:

  • The first part provides an introduction to Docker by illustrating a typical use case: a network of micro-services aimed to manage a web application.
  • The second part goes into detail on how to write Python code which will be able to orchestrate Docker images and containers.


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