Docker Certified Associate (DCA) Certification Course Overview

This two-day Docker Certified Associate certification course from CloudThat provides a clear perception and hands-on knowledge about the Enterprise Edition features of Docker Swarm Orchestrator. The course discusses core concepts about containerization of applications. Creating, deploying, monitoring, and scaling containerized applications using Docker Services or Docker Stack for implementing a highly available and scalable microservice architectural design.

After completing Docker Certified Associate Training, students will be able to

  • To attain a deep knowledge of Docker Swarm and the use of Swarm services and stacks for deploying & managing applications on Docker
  • To attain a thorough knowledge about the networking in Docker Swarm
  • After completing this course, you will have the overview of production grade practices to use Docker Enterprise Edition Swarm Cluster
  • Learn to use Docker Enterprise features like UCP, DTR and RBAC
  • Understand how Docker can simplify your continuous deployment approach
  • To understand containerization of Windows applications
  • To design and implement the management, monitoring, security, high availability and scalability of distributed applications using Docker Enterprise Edition

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DCA Course Key Features

  • Our Docker Certified Associate training modules have 50% - 60% hands-on lab sessions to encourage Thinking-Based Learning (TBL).
  • Interactive-rich virtual and face-to-face classroom teaching to inculcate Problem-Based Learning (PBL).
  • Industry certified instructor-led training and mentoring sessions to develop Competency-Based Learning (CBL).
  • Well-structured Use-Cases to simulate challenges encountered in a Real-World environment.
  • Integrated teaching assistance and support through experts designed Learning Management System (LMS) and ExamReady platform.
  • Being an authorized Industry Learning Partner gives us the edge over competition.

Who Should Attend

  • Professionals who are looking forward to getting certified by clearing the DCA exam
  • Professionals who collaborate with business stakeholders to identify and meet application containerization requirements while designing and implementing the management, monitoring, security, high availability and scalability of distributed applications using the Docker Enterprise Edition features.
  • IT Professionals who want to learn to work on highly reliable, scalable, available, cost-efficient virtual machines using Docker
  • Startups that want to build their IT infrastructure at a fraction of the cost of traditional methods by using containers
  • Developers interested in deploying scalable applications using Dockers
  • System administrators wanting to improve the efficiency of their servers


  • Should have basic understanding of Cloud and Virtualization concepts
  • Should have hands-on knowledge of AWS, as AWS is used in the labs
  • Should have good knowledge and should have hands-on experience with Linux
  • Should have attended Docker Level 2 course from CloudThat or should have good hands-on and working knowledge on Docker basics
  • IT industry work experience or those pursuing a degree in the IT field
  • Strong learning acumen

Docker Certified Associate Certification Course Outline Download Course Outline

Day 1

Docker Swarm

  • Swarm Cluster Creation
  • Scaling Swarm Cluster
  • Swarm Manager High Availability
  • Implement Hybrid Data Scenarios
  • Swarm Default Security
  • Backing up Swarm Cluster

Swarm Services

  • Concepts of Service
  • Service Types
  • Scaling of Service
  • Rolling Update of Service
  • More on Service

Docker Networking

  • Embedded and External DNS
  • Multi-host Overlay Networks
  • Service Discovery
  • Ingress Mode Layer 4 Routing

Day 2

Docker Stacks

  • Deploying with Docker Stacks
  • Service Scheduling with Node Label
  • Docker Secrets
  • Managing Docker Stacks

Docker Enterprise Edition

  • Docker EE Engine
  • Docker Universal Control Plane (UCP)
  • Docker Trusted Registry (DTR)
  • Role-based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Docker Content Trust
  • Working with Windows Containers


    • By earning DCA certification, you will show your future or current employer that your competency in DevOps paradigm.
    • DCA course helps prepare for other DevOps role-based or specialty certifications, but it is not a prerequisite for any of them.
    • On successful completion of DCA training, aspirants receive a Course Completion Certificate from us.
    • By successfully clearing the docker associate exam, aspirants earn certification.

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