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Kubernetes & Docker

Paperback, Kindle, Audible & eBook

The go-to books...

...for learning Docker and Kubernetes

Nigel updates his Kubernetes and Docker books annually to make sure they are the most up-to-date books out there and in line with the latest versions of tech. Available in Paperback, Hardcover, E-book and Kindle.

“I recommend for those who want direct action, buy his books.” – Arrey

“I just loved reading your books, your sense of humor and clear teaching kept me engaged from beginning to end.” – Clay Russell

“Thanks to @nigelpoulton for Docker Deep Dive & The Kubernetes Book books. Concise, easy to follow and great reads, go get started.” – Sree Wupendram

Brand New

The KCNA Book

Kubernetes Cloud Native Associate 

Nigel's latest book

This book covers every exam objective in one place in a well-organized and concise format. It contains over 200 chapter-review questions, as well as a full 60-question sample exam.

When you’ve finished the book, you’ll be ready to smash the KCNA exam!

Nigel's Best Sellers

The Kubernetes Book

Updated for 2022

This is the ultimate book written on Kubernetes with all the theory and opportunities for hands-on learning. Said to be the best Kubernetes book available.

You’ll learn: All the Kubernetes architecture, how to build Kubernetes, deploy, self-heal, scale, perform rolling updates on apps and how to secure Kubernetes and much, much more.

Quick Start Kubernetes

Updated for 2022

Quick Start Kubernetes is Nigel’s latest book that assumes you know nothing and teaches you everything you need to know to get up-and-running with Kubernetes fast! This book is perfect for anyone getting started or who would like a refresher on the basics of Kubernetes.

Docker Deep Dive

Docker Deep Dive is a masterpiece, the “gold-standard” and the perfect book for learning Docker. Simplified and brought to life, so if you want to learn the basics or take further steps, this is the book for you.

Recently rated by BookAuthority (as seen on CNN and Forbes) in 2020 as “the number 1 all-time best book on Docker”. 

Additional ways to get Nigel's books


“Many technical books translate poorly to audio, however, your audiobook adaption of The Kubernetes Book is excellent.” Alexander@thinkmassive


The Kubernetes Book is also available in Hardcover. In the future look for large print, Borg & Klingon editions in print for special occasions. 

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Bulk orders

If you’re looking to purchase bulk orders of Nigel’s books, reach out and ask for options

Nigel's books in additional languages

German edition

Quick Start Kubernetes “Schnellstart Kubernetes” is now available in German on paperback, kindle and eBook.

A huge thanks to our translator Mattis Kliene.

For Portuguese Readers

Thanks to our translator Magno Logan, Paperback, Kindle and E-book editions of Quick Start Kubernetes “Guia Rápido Kubernetes” are available in Portuguese – Boa leitura!

For French Readers

Thanks to our translator Yoann Lechevallier, Paperback, Kindle and E-book editions of Quick Start Kubernetes “Guide de démarrage rapide Kubernetes” are now available in French – Bonne lecture!

For India and the sub-continent

Paperback editions of Docker Deep Dive, The Kubernetes Book and Quick Start Kubernetes are available to India and the sub-continent. Partnering with Shroff Publishing we can now take Nigel’s Kubernetes and Docker books to further parts of the globe.

For China

Nigel’s award winning book, ‘Docker Deep Dive‘, his best selling book, ‘The Kubernetes Book‘ and his latest book Quick Start Kubernetes are available in simplified Chinese now. 

For Russia

Quick Start Kubernetes “Быстрый старт в Kubernetes” and The Kubernetes Book “Kubernetes на практике” are available to purchase on E-book in the Russian language now.

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Italian Edition

Grazie to Alessia Mazzarini and Pietro Piutti for the Italian translation of Nigel’s book “Quick Start Kubernetes” – Guida rapida a Kubernetes – which is now available to purchase in Italian for paperback and E-book.

Available soon...

Spanish edition

The Kubernetes Book will soon be available in Spanish and we hope for it to be on sale by early spring 2022. Stay close for updates and spread the word.

Quick Start Kubernetes is also excepted to be available to purchase in Spanish towards the end of spring 2022.

Muchas gracias.

Hindi edition

It won’t be too long  before Quick Start Kubernetes is anticipated to be available to purchase in Hindi at sometime in the early spring 2022.

The Kubernetes Book will be available in Hindi later in the year.

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