Introduction to Containers, Kubernetes and Red Hat Open Shift (DO180)

  • Developers wishing to containerize software applications
  • Administrators new to container technology and container orchestration
  • Architects considering using container technologies in software architectures


  • An ability to use a Linux terminal session and issue operating system commands
  • Have Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification or equivalent experience
  • Have experience with web application architectures and their corresponding technologies

Note: You can learn about the benefits of containers, Docker, Kubernetes, and Red Hat OpenShift with our free, technical overview course: Deploying Containerized Applications Technical Overview (DO080).

Expected Duration
3 day


Introduction to Containers, Kubernetes, and Red Hat OpenShift (DO180) familiarizes students with building and managing Docker containers for deployment on a Kubernetes cluster. This course helps students build core knowledge and skills in managing containers through hands-on experience with Docker, Kubernetes, and Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

This course is based on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.5 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.


Course Introduction

  • Introduce and review the course.

Get Started with Container Technology

  • Describe how software can run in containers orchestrated by Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

Create Containerized Services

  • Provision a server using container technology.

Manage Containers

  • Manipulate pre-build container images to create and manage containerized services.

Manage Container Images

  • Manage the life cycle of a container image from creation to deletion.

Create Custom Container Images

  • Design and code a Docker file to build a custom container image.

Deploy Containerized Applications on Red Hat OpenShift

  • Deploy single container applications on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

Deploy Multi-Container Applications

  • Deploy applications that are containerized using multiple container images.

Troubleshoot Containerized Applications

  • Troubleshoot a containerized application deployed on Red Hat OpenShift.

Comprehensive Review of Introduction to Container, Kubernetes, and Red Hat OpenShift

  • Demonstrate how to containerize a software application, test it with Docker, and deploy it on a Red Hat OpenShift cluster.

Note: The course outline is subject to change as technology advances and the nature of the underlying job evolves. For questions or confirmation on a specific objective or topic, contact your training advisor or call 1-800-COURSES.



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