Beginner’s Guide to Containers and Orchestration

By William Boyd

Get started with the basics of containers and orchestration.

1 hour
  • 22 Lessons

About the course

Containers and container orchestration are in the process of transforming the way the technology industry does what it does. If you are not familiar with these technologies, it can be a little difficult to understand what people are talking about when they talk about containers. This course will offer you a non-technical beginner-level introduction to the concepts of containers and container orchestration. It will discuss some of the tools and buzzwords that you may have heard in association with these technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes, and it will give you an understanding of what they mean. If you want to gain a better understanding of what containers and orchestration are all about, this is the course for you!

  • Chapter 1 5 Lessons Introduction 9:17

    An Important Note About A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy Courses

    1:19

    Why Containers?

    2:26

    Course Introduction

    2:36

    About the Course Author

    0:28

    Course Features and Tools

    2:28
  • Chapter 2 4 Lessons The Basics 17:18

    What are Containers?

    5:26

    What is Orchestration?

    4:33

    What are Containers Used For?

    3:36

    Advantages and Limitations of Containers

    3:43
  • Chapter 3 4 Lessons Container and Orchestration Technologies 11:50

    What is Docker?

    2:15

    What About Other Container Runtimes?

    3:44

    What is Kubernetes?

    1:45

    What About Other Orchestration Solutions?

    4:06
  • Chapter 4 6 Lessons Use Cases 23:13

    Microservices

    5:28

    Cloud Transformation

    2:54

    Automated Scaling

    3:55

    Continuous Deployment Pipelines

    4:29

    Self-Healing Applications

    2:49

    Developer Visibility

    3:38
  • Chapter 5 2 Lessons Containers in the Cloud 6:35

    Doing Containers in the Cloud

    2:41

    The Benefits of Containers in the Cloud

    3:54
  • Chapter 6 1 Lesson Wrap-Up 2:27

    Next Steps

    2:27

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