Nigel is proud to be the best-selling author of four books that help you master Docker and Kubernetes.
His books have been translated into many languages and are available in various formats including Kindle, audiobook, paperback, large print, and hardback. 

Nigel's books


#1 Best Books

#1 for recommended books. Most of Nigel's books are updated annually to keep them on-track with the latest technology updates and industry trends.


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The Kubernetes Book

1500+ Ratings

The ultimate book on Kubernetes!

Deep on the theory and packed with optional hands-on examples. This book will help you master Kubernetes.

You’ll learn: Kubernetes architecture, how to build Kubernetes, deploy an app, self-heal it, scale it up and down, perform rolling updates, learn how to secure Kubernetes and much, much more….

Audible      Paperback      Kindle      eBook          

Docker Deep Dive

1000+ Ratings

Docker Deep Dive is a “masterpiece”, the “gold-standard”, and the perfect book for learning Docker.

This book also provides a solid foundation for advancing to Kubernetes and other technologies such as cloud-native WebAssemly (Wasm).

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

Paperback          Kindle          eBook          

Quick Start Kubernetes


Quick Start Kubernetes assumes zero prior experience and gets you up-to-speed with Kubernetes fast! 

In less than 100 pages you’ll learn how Kubernetes works and deploy and manage a simple app.

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

Paperback    Kindle    eBook    Large Print     

The KCNA Book


If you want to smash the Kubernetes and Cloud Native Associate (KCNA) exam, this is the book for you!

The KCNA Book covers every exam objective, in one place, in a well-organised 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!

Audible       Paperback       Kindle      eBook          


I Prefer to Listen

The Kubernetes Book, Quick Start Kubernetes and The KCNA Book are available to listen on Audible. 

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

Special Editions

Including Klingon, Borg and Starfleet. 

Enjoy a special edition of The Kubernetes Book where only the front cover, the introduction and back cover are linked to Klingon and Borg. The rest of the book is the same, in English. 

Klingon        Starfleet       Borg

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Word on the cloud: What's going on in cloud native

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Word on the cloud: What's going on in cloud native

Keeping you up-to-date on cloud native. Short & sharp! #Docker #Kubernetes #WebAssembly #Wasm


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