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Containers Fundamentals (LFS253)

This course will teach you how to do container and image operations with different container runtimes, manage network and storage (volumes) with containers, build and run multi-container applications with Docker, Podman, Docker APIs, etc.

Who Is It For

It has become extremely important for countless job roles in the technology industry to learn about containers, be they developers, quality assurance, operations, or DevOps.
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What You’ll Learn

This course will help you build a solid foundation on container technologies. After completing this course, you should be able to do container and image operations with different container runtimes, manage network and storage (volumes) with containers, build and run multi-container applications with Docker, Docker APIs, etc.
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What It Prepares You For

This course prepares you to work with containers to bundle an application with all its dependencies and deploy it on the platform of our choice, be it Bare-Metal, VM, Cloud, etc. Once you have learned the basics with the course, you will be able to take on more advanced topics, like Docker Swarm and Kubernetes, with ease.
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Course Outline
Chapter 1. Course Introduction
Chapter 2. Virtualization Fundamentals
Chapter 3. Virtualization Mechanisms
Chapter 4. Container Standards and Runtimes
Chapter 5. Image Operations
Chapter 6. Container Operations
Chapter 7. Building Container Images
Chapter 8. Container Networking
Chapter 9. Container Storage
Chapter 10. Runtime and Containers Security

Prerequisites
To best benefit from this course you should have:

  • Access to a workstation that has Linux, Mac, or Windows installed
  • Familiarity with the command line
  • Basic understanding of the Cloud
Lab Info
To successfully complete the lab exercises in this course, access to a Linux server or Linux desktop/laptop is required. Access to a public cloud provider, or VirtualBox on your machine is also needed. Detailed instructions to set up your lab environment are provided in the course.

If using a cloud provider like GCP or AWS, you should be able to complete the lab exercises using the free tier or credits provided to you. However, you may incur charges if you exceed the credits initially allocated by the cloud provider, or if the cloud provider’s terms and conditions change.

Reviews
Jun 2021
Concise, precise, and well-written theory. Also, I really liked the laboratories.
Jun 2021
The labs are really well documented, and related with interesting scenarios.
May 2021
The interactive labs were great, and the information was concise, linking to authoritative sources as necessary. I enjoyed it very much, thank you.
May 2021
The current status of the container landscape was explained well, and I feel comfortable choosing which vendor to work with, being aware of the community efforts.
Mar 2021
The explanation of underlying concepts was really good. I use a lot of these tools on a daily basis, and didn't know why some of them worked like they did.