Containerizing Software Applications

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Course Description

Through hands-on labs, students will take a monolithic application and break it down into its distinct services thereby illustrating how containers are an excellent vehicle for microservices architecture deployment.

Course summary
  • Creating containers using Docker
  • Working with image registries
  • Providing persistent storage to a container
  • Creating new images using Dockerfiles
  • Implementing image design recommended practices
  • Linking containers
  • Orchestrating containers using Kubernetes
  • Provisioning development and testing environments with Vagrant

  • Prerequisites

    Red Hat recommends these prerequisites:
  • Have familiarity with general programming and scripting concepts.
  • Have familiarity with one or more of the following languages: JavaScript, Java EE, PHP, and Python.
  • Have an understanding of the runtime environment configuration for the language of choice.
  • Have familiarity with relational database concepts and a basic knowledge of SQL; MySQL experience is recommended.
  • Have basic Red Hat Enterprise Linux administration skills; Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification recommended.

  • Audience

    This course is intended for developers, architects, and system administrators who wish to learn how to deploy containerized applications using Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host software and what changes might make them well-behaved applications in a container environment.

    Course Content

    Course introduction

  • Introduce and review the course.
  • Get started with containers

  • Provision a database server using container technology.
  • Work with containers

  • Work with and manipulate existing container images to produce containerized services.
  • Manage Images

  • Manage the life cycle of an image from creation to deletion.
  • Create custom images

  • Design and code a Dockerfile to build a custom container image.
  • Design container images for application deployment

  • Design and build a custom container image for the deployment of an application over multiple containers.
  • Test containerized application deployment

  • Deploy a multi-container application using Kubernetes.
  • Troubleshoot containerized applications

  • Utilize various techniques to troubleshoot a containerized application.
  • Provision development environments

  • Provision a development environment using the Red Hat CDK.
  • Comprehensive review of containerizing software applications

  • Demonstrate how to containerize a software application.
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    Course Details

    Duration - 3 days
    Price - $2400.00 USD

    (Discounts may apply. Call for more information.)

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