How to Source a Container Image and Start a Container in the Cloud

By Justin Burrell

This course teaches you how to search container registries and repositories for a container image, download the image, make changes, and then start the container.

2.4 hours
  • 13 Lessons
  • 6 Hands-On Labs

About the course

In this course, How to Source a Container Image and Start a Container in the Cloud, you’ll learn to find a container image, run it using Docker, make container changes, and save a new image. First, you’ll explore searching registries and the Docker Hub. Next, you’ll discover how to download container images. Finally, you’ll learn how to start a container using the images(s) you have downloaded and make changes to them. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Docker needed to find container images, start, and modify containers. In addition, you’ll be able to publish a custom container image.

  • Chapter 1 13 Lessons How to Source a Container Image and Start a Container in the Cloud 2:23:33

    Course Introduction


    Using the docker search Command


    Finding a DockerHub Image

    15:00 Hands-On Lab

    Pulling a Docker Image


    Pulling a DockerHub Image

    15:00 Hands-On Lab

    Using Other Docker Registries


    Searching Alternate Docker Registries, Repositories and Tags

    15:00 Hands-On Lab

    Running Your First Docker Container


    Launching a Nginx Container

    15:00 Hands-On Lab

    Changing a Container Image


    Commiting a new Container Image

    15:00 Hands-On Lab

    Finding, Customizing, and Running a Container Image


    Customizing and Launching and Existing Container Image

    30:00 Hands-On Lab

What are Hands-on Labs

What's the difference between theoretical knowledge and real skills? Practical real-world experience. That's where Hands-on Labs come in! Hands-on Labs are guided, interactive experiences that help you learn and practice real-world scenarios in real cloud environments. Hands-on Labs are seamlessly integrated in courses, so you can learn by doing.

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