Why Learn About Containers?
Containers solve the reliability problems that arise when software moves from one computing environment to another. This could be when moving applications from a developer’s laptop to a test environment, from a staging environment to production, or even when moving apps from on on-premise data venter to virtual machines in a public or private cloud. Containers do this by encapsulating the application code along with its dependencies, libraries, other binaries, and all configuration files needed to run it in one package. Containerizing the app and its dependencies means that differences in OS distributions and underlying infrastructure are abstracted away.
While containers have been a part of Linux for a long time, it was only when Docker exploded on the scene in 2013 that their usage has swept the IT landscape. These days there are plenty of competitors to Docker, including containerd, CRI-O, and Kata. In addition to the container runtimes, there are a lot of options when it comes to container orchestration, like Docker Swarm, Amazon ECS, Apache Mesos, and the wildly popular Kubernetes.
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This course is designed to provide technology staff with a comprehensive overview of deployment and operations of Kubernetes on IBM Bluemix. This intensive two day hands on course is designed to...
OverviewThis course is developed and owned by an IBM Authorized Global Training Provider: TechData Inc. In this course you'll learn how to install and configure a production-grade Kubernetes...
OverviewThis course will teach you how to containerize, host, deploy, and configure an application in a multi-node cluster. Starting with a simple Python script, you will define application resources...
Red Hat OpenShift
This 2 day course is designed to provide skills enablement for system administrators and product support specialists in the area of operating system based virtualization provided by Linux containers....
Red Hat OpenShift
This course broadens the skills of the student who are required to implement and manage a Kubernetes-based Platform as a Service (PaaS) environment based on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform on...