GL340 - Docker

Linux containers are changing the way companies think about service development and deployment. Containers play a vital role in the modern data-center, and Docker is leading the way. This course covers all the core features of Docker including: container creation and management, interacting with Docker hub, using Dockerfile to create and manage custom images, advanced Docker networking (how to safely expose container services to the world, and link containers), the use of Docker volumes to manage persistent data, and Docker Compose to build multi-container applications. Emphasis is placed on best practices and how to secure Docker installations and containers. The course culminates with comprehensive labs where students use Docker, Git, and a continuous integration server to automate the testing of containerized applications.

Many large companies are moving an increasing number of applications to run inside containers. Containers can provide a high level of security while also making maximal use of hardware allowing higher density than traditional VMs. Docker is a dominant force in Linux containers and the core building block for nearly all higher level container management systems. This training will get sysadmins proficient with Docker so that they can immediately be productive as organizations continue to move applications onto containers.

Version: A00


Proficiency with the Linux CLI. A broad understanding of Linux system administration.

Supported Distributions:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9
Course Outline:
  1. Core Concepts
    1. CKA Objectives Covered
    2. Kubernetes Architecture
    3. Cluster Communication
    4. Objects
    5. Object Properties
    6. Labels & Selectors
    7. Annotations
    8. Object Management
    9. Object Management (cont.)
    10. Image Fundamentals
    11. Container Fundamentals
    12. Pod Fundamentals
    13. Working with Pods
    14. Writing YAML Files
    Lab Tasks
    1. Container and Pod Fundamentals
    2. Single Node Install
    3. Pod Fundamentals
  2. Installation
    1. CKA Objectives Covered
    2. Installation pre-requisites
    3. Installation (single node)
    4. Installation (production)
    5. Client Tool Optimizations
    6. Installing HA Control Plane (DEMO)
    Lab Tasks
    1. (DEMO) Kubernetes HA Masters Install
    2. Kubernetes Install
    3. Joining Worker Nodes
  3. Application Lifecycle Management
    1. CKA Objectives Covered
    2. Pod Lifecycle
    3. Container Lifecycle
    4. Init Containers
    5. Container: command and args
    6. Container: Defining Environment
    7. ReplicaSet
    8. Deployments
    9. Working with Deployments
    10. Deployment Rollouts
    Lab Tasks
    1. Pod Lifecycle
    2. Init Containers
    3. Deployments
  4. Networking
    1. CKA Objectives Covered
    2. Network Overview
    3. Service Discovery & CoreDNS
    4. Container Network Interface (CNI)
    5. Services
    6. Ingress Objects
    Lab Tasks
    1. (DEMO) Ingress Controller
    2. Port-Forwarding
    3. Services
    4. Ingress
  5. Storage
    1. CKA Objectives Covered
    2. Storage
    3. Volume Types
    4. Volume Types
    5. Static Volumes (DEMO)
    6. ConfigMaps
    7. ConfigMaps
    8. Secrets
    Lab Tasks
    1. (DEMO) Static Volumes
    2. (DEMO) ConfigMaps & Secrets
    3. Static Volume Provisioning
    4. ConfigMaps and Secrets
  6. Security
    1. Controlling Access to the Kubernetes API
    2. Kubectl Configuration
    3. Role–Based Access Control
    4. Service Accounts
    5. Admission Controllers
    6. PodSecurityPolicy Admission Controller
    7. Default Admission Controllers
  7. Scheduling
    1. CKA Objectives Covered
    2. Controlling and Tracking Resources
    3. Scheduler Operation
    4. DaemonSet
    5. Node Affinity & Anti-affinity
    6. Pod Affinity & Anti-affinity
    7. Taints & Tolerations
    Lab Tasks
    1. (DEMO) Affinity and Taints
    2. Pod Resources and Scheduling
    3. Static Scheduling and Daemonsets
    4. Pod and Node Affinities
  1. Jobs and CronJobs
    1. Jobs
    2. CronJobs
    Lab Tasks
    1. Jobs
    2. CronJobs
  2. Linux Containers
    1. Application Management Landscape
    2. Application Isolation
    3. Resource Measurement and Control
    4. Container Security
    5. OverlayFS Overview
    6. Container Security
    7. Open Container Initiative
    Lab Tasks
    1. Container Concepts runC
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