Containerizing Software Applications (DO276)


Who should attend

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.


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.

Course Objectives

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.

  • 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

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.

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

4 days

  • on request
Classroom Training

3 days

  • on request


Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.