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Containers Training Courses | New January Releases

Posted on January 30, 2019 by OliviaOlivia

Containers allow you to package your code, helping you and your team move fast, deploy software efficiently, and operate at an unprecedented scale. Get your team on the path to faster cloud transformation through containers!

Our courses come with engaging features like interactive diagrams, hands-on labs in live cloud environments, customizable flashcards, study groups, direct access to our expert Training Architects, downloadable course videos, and more.

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New Hands-On Containers Training Courses

Kubernetes Essentials

with Will Boyd

  • 4.3 hours of learning
  • 3 hands-on labs
  • 31 flash cards

Kubernetes is a powerful tool. It can help you manage complex applications and provide you with the ability to easily automate tasks involved in managing them. In this course, you’ll explore Kubernetes from a beginner’s standpoint.

After taking this course, you’ll know:

  • What Kubernetes is, what it does, and how it is used
  • How deployments and services can help you easily manage complex applications
  • Some of the basic concepts of Kubernetes
  • How to build a simple Kubernetes cluster using kubeadm
  • And more!

Hands-On Labs in This Course

  • Building a Kubernetes Cluster with Kubeadm
  • Deploying a Simple Service to Kubernetes
  • Deploying a Microservice Application to Kubernetes

Sign up for Kubernetes Essentials.


Learn Microservices by Doing

with Matthew Pearson

  • 4.5 hours of learning
  • 4 hands-on labs
  • 28 flash cards

Get hands-on experience with installing and administering a complex microservice application in a Kubernetes cluster in this course! Start with an overview of Kubernetes conceptually, and then move on to installing a functioning Kubernetes cluster. Once the cluster has been bootstrapped, you’ll learn how to install a simple microservice, and then install a more complex microservice application you’ll be working with throughout the remainder of the course. Using this microservice application, you’ll work through the various components and features of Kubernetes, like service discovery and autoscaling. Working through this course will give you hands-on experience with the microservice architecture and show you why this method has become one of the most sought after in the IT industry.

Hands-On Labs in This Course

  • Install and Configure a Kubernetes Cluster
  • Installing Microservices on a Kubernetes Cluster
  • Scaling Microservices in a Kubernetes Cluster

Get started!


Launch Your First OpenShift Operator

with Treva Williams

  • 4 hours of learning
  • 2 hands-on labs
  • 36 flash cards

OpenShift is a Kubernetes distribution certified by CNCF in 2017, for the enterprise, but it provides so much more than container orchestration. In this course, you’ll walk through the process of spinning up a small dev environment using MiniShift, and then create your own Kubernetes Operator using the newly released OpenShift Operator framework.

Hands-On Labs in This Course

  • Installing the Operator Lifecycle Manager
  • Launch Your First OpenShift Operator

Enroll today!


Kubernetes Quick Start

with Michael McClaren

  • 3 Hours of Learning
  • 1 Hands-On Lab
  • 13 flash cards

Get introduced to Kubernetes, and learn the basic installation and configuration needed to get a Kubernetes cluster up and running. You’ll also learn deployments and pod versioning. Try the hands-on lab that allows you to take what you’ve learned and put it to use to set up a Kubernetes cluster for yourself!

Hands-On Lab in This Course

  • Creating a Kubernetes Cluster

Get started with Kubernetes!


Docker Quick Start

with Ell Marquez

  • 2 hours of learning
  • 1 hands-on lab
  • 13 flash cards

Although we offer a comprehensive Deep Dive Course on Docker, we know that sometimes you just need a Quick Start on a topic to get started. This course is an update to our Docker Quick Start course. It’s designed to give you just what you need to know to get up and running with Docker. And make sure to try out the hands-on lab to get real-world experience!

Hands-On Lab in This Course

  • Working with Docker Images

Try it out!


Monitoring Kubernetes with Prometheus

with Travis Thomsen

  • 5 hours of learning
  • 3 hands-on labs
  • 24 course videos
  • 12 flash cards

Are you interested in deploying Prometheus to Kubernetes? In this course, you’ll learn about the basics of Prometheus, which includes its architecture and components, such as exporters, client libraries, and alerting. From there, you’ll learn how to deploy Prometheus to Kubernetes and configure Prometheus to monitor the cluster as well as applications deployed to it. You’ll also learn the basics of PromQL — including the syntax, functions, and creating recording rules — and the basics of Alertmanager.

Hands-On Labs in This Course

  • Configuring Prometheus to Use Service Discovery
  • Creating a Recording Rule
  • Creating Alerting Rules

Sign up for this Course!


Amazon EKS Deep Dive

with Mark Richman

  • 6.5 hours of learning
  • 4 hands-on labs
  • 21 course videos
  • 28 flash cards

Explore Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS), from the very basics of its configuration to an in-depth review of its use cases and advanced features. Learn how EKS is architected in order to provide a better understanding of managing container-based applications at scale. Dive into the configuration, management, and deployment of a microservices-based application in EKS.

Solidify what you learn through the interactive diagram accompanying this course, The EKS Manifest.

Hands-On Labs in This Course

  • Creating an EKS Cluster in AWS
  • Deploying an Application to EKS
  • Autoscaling an EKS Cluster
  • Capturing EKS API Calls with CloudTrail

Enroll in this course!


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