Further Resources

A curated list of resources to deepen your knowledge and proficiency in Docker Swarm, containerization, and orchestration.

By Kevin McAleer,    3 Minutes

Enhancing Your Docker Swarm Expertise

Congratulations on completing this course on Docker Swarm with Raspberry Pi! To continue your journey and further expand your knowledge, we’ve compiled a list of resources. These include documentation, tutorials, books, and communities focused on Docker, Docker Swarm, and related technologies.

Official Documentation and Guides

  • Docker Documentation: The official Docker documentation is an invaluable resource for understanding Docker’s capabilities, from basic container management to advanced features like networking and security.
  • Docker Swarm Mode: Dive deeper into Swarm mode’s features, including creating and managing a cluster, scaling services, and rolling updates.

Online Courses and Tutorials

  • Play with Docker Classroom: Offers hands-on Docker tutorials, ranging from beginner to advanced levels, in an interactive environment.
  • Docker Mastery: A comprehensive course on Udemy that covers Docker and Docker Swarm from the ground up.


  • “Docker Deep Dive” by Nigel Poulton: A detailed guide to mastering Docker, including Docker Swarm.
  • “Using Docker” by Adrian Mouat: Offers practical advice, best practices, and real-world techniques for deploying and managing Docker containers, including using Docker Swarm.

Tools and Utilities

  • Portainer: An open-source tool that simplifies container management in Docker Swarm mode.
  • Swarm Visualizer: A visualization tool for Docker Swarm that shows the state of your cluster in real time.

Community and Support

  • Docker Forums: A place to ask questions and share knowledge about Docker and Docker Swarm.
  • Stack Overflow: Use the docker and docker-swarm tags to find answers or ask questions related to Docker Swarm.
  • GitHub: Many open-source projects related to Docker Swarm are available on GitHub, offering insights and practical examples of Swarm deployments.

Conferences and Meetups

  • DockerCon: The official Docker conference, featuring sessions on Docker best practices, customer stories, and technical deep dives.
  • Local Meetups: Join local Docker and DevOps meetups to connect with other professionals and enthusiasts.


Continuously expanding your knowledge and staying up-to-date with the latest in Docker Swarm and container orchestration will enhance your skills and open up new opportunities. Whether you prefer hands-on tutorials, in-depth books, or community engagement, there’s a wealth of resources available to support your growth. Keep exploring, learning, and building with Docker Swarm!

< Previous