LiNUX Learning Path

Getting Started in Containers for the Absolute Beginner

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We designed this learning path to give students a solid foundation in I.T. and Container fundamentals that will serve as a springboard into intermediate certification and deep dive courses. When you complete this learning path, you will have the required knowledge and skills to enroll in any intermediate level Containers course (e.g. Docker Deep Dive, Certified Kubernetes Administrator, LXC/LXD Deep Dive, and more).

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Beginner’s Guide to Containers and Orchestration
Duration: 01:09:21

Containers and container orchestration are in the process of transforming the way the technology industry does what it does. If you are not familiar with these technologies, it can be a little difficult to understand what people are talking about when they talk about containers! This course will offer you a non-technical beginner-level introduction to the concepts of containers and container orchestration. It will discuss some of the tools and buzzwords that you may have heard in association with these technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes, and it will give you an understanding of what they mean. If you want to gain a better understanding of what containers and orchestration are all about, this is the course for you!

Essential Container Concepts
Duration: 05:56:26

This course provides a basic introduction to the concept of containers. It seeks to give the student a working knowledge of what containers are, how they are created and how they are used in the real world.

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Kubernetes Essentials
Duration: 04:33:53

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, we will explore Kubernetes from a beginner's standpoint. We will discuss what Kubernetes is and what it does, and we will work with some of the basic functionality of Kubernetes hands-on. We will build a simple Kubernetes cluster. We will also deploy a sample microservice application to the cluster in order to explore how Kubernetes can help easily manage such applications.

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