Nimi Op Opiskelumuoto Aika Paikkakunta Järjestäjä
DevOps with Docker 2021 Aloita joustavasti 3 Cr Verkkokurssi 17.3.2021 - 13.12.2021 Etäopinnot Avoin yliopisto
DevOps with Docker 2021 3 Cr Verkkokurssi 17.3.2021 - 13.12.2021 Helsinki Avoin yliopisto
Nimi Op Opiskelumuoto Aika Paikkakunta Järjestäjä
DevOps with Docker, MOOC, 2020 3 Cr Verkkokurssi 15.4.2020 - 24.1.2021 Etäopinnot Avoin yliopisto
DevOps with Docker, MOOC, 2019 3 Cr Verkkokurssi 15.4.2019 - 17.1.2020 Etäopinnot Avoin yliopisto


Course is suitable for

  • anyone interested in Docker or containerization,
  • anyone studying computer science (optional course for the Bachelor's Programme in Computer Science),
  • students from other degree programmes.

Edeltävät opinnot tai edeltävä osaaminen

Course does not have prerequisites, but it is recommended for students to have at least some experience in web development.


1-3 credits depending on course exercise completion.

1. credit: Student has learned what docker is and knows how to use it in different scenarios.
2. credit: Student has general understanding of docker-compose and is able to implement advanced docker configurations.
3. credit: Student has deeper understanding of docker ecosystem and its use cases.


The recommended time of completion in computer science studies is the second year, after a course such as Full Stack Web Development (examples for finnish students Web-palvelinohjelmointi Java or Tietoliikenteen perusteet).


The course is an introductory course to Docker and docker-compose and their usage in single host deployments. Course will also introduce other container management tools.

Course will also look into what different parts web services consist of such as reverse proxies, caches and databases.

Oppimista tukevat aktiviteetit ja opetusmenetelmät


Recommended to read during the course: Docker documentation https://docs.docker.com/ especially parts "get started".

Arviointimenetelmät ja -kriteerit

Fail / Pass grading with completion of course exercises.

Suositeltavat valinnaiset opinnot

Computing Tools for CS Studies (Tietokone Työvälineenä)

Yhteydet muihin opintojaksoihin

The course is part of the subject studies in Computer Science.


The course is offered as a distance learning course. Course exercises are delivered online.