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Kubernetes & Docker

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, E-book and Kindle.

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

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The Kubernetes Book

April 2021 Edition
Brand new

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.

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

2021 Edition
Brand new

Quick Start Kubernetes is Nigel’s brand new book that assumes you know nothing & teaches you everything to get up-and-running fast!

This book is perfect for anyone getting started or who would like a refresher on the basics of Kubernetes.

Docker Deep Dive

May 2020 Edition

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

Rated by BookAuthority (as seen on CNN and Forbes) as “the number 1 all-time best book on Docker”. The best book to learn Docker.

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

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

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


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Additional languages around the world

For India & 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 Nigel’s Kubernetes and Docker books are available in paperback for India and the sub-continent. 

For China

Nigel’s award winning book, Docker Deep Dive, is available in simplified Chinese. The Kubernetes Book is almost ready for release as well, so watch this space for details as it should be ready around late spring time.

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Spanish edition

Currently The Kubernetes Book is being translated into Spanish and we hope for it to be available around late spring time 2021. Stay close for updates and spread the word. 

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Russian edition

Also at this moment in time, The Kubernetes Book, is being translated into Russian and we hope for it to be available around the late spring time. Stay close for updates and spread the word. 

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