Red Hat OpenShift I: Containers & Kubernetes (DO180)

Introduction to building and managing containers for deployment on a Kubernetes and OpenShift 4 cluster


Red Hat OpenShift I: Containers & Kubernetes (DO180) introduces students to building and managing containers for deployment on a Kubernetes cluster. This course helps students build core knowledge and skills in managing containers through hands-on experience with containers, Kubernetes, and the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform needed for multiple roles, including developers, administrators and site reliability engineers.


This course is based on Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 8.2 and OpenShift® Container Platform 4.6.


Course content summary

  • Container and OpenShift architecture
  • Creating containerized services
  • Managing containers and container images
  • Creating custom container images
  • Deploying containerized applications on OpenShift
  • Deploying multi-container applications


Audience for this course

  • Developers who want to containerize software applications.
  • Administrators who are new to container technology and container orchestration.
  • Architects who are looking to use container technologies in software architectures.
  • Site Reliability Engineers who want to support their technology infrastructure using Kubernetes and OpenShift.


Prerequisites for this course

  • Take our free assessment to gauge whether this offering is the best fit for your skills.
  • Experience in the use of a Linux terminal session, issuing operating system commands, and familiarity with shell scripting. A Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification is recommended but not required.
  • Some experience with web application architectures and their corresponding technologies.


Technology considerations

This course requires Internet connectivity to access public facing resources.


Impact on the individual

As a result of attending this course, students should gain the skills needed to perform basic tasks in Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (OCP). This includes the ability to:

  • Create containerized services using Podman.
  • Manage containers and container images.
  • Create custom container images.
  • Deploy containerized applications on OpenShift.
  • Deploy multi-container applications.


Recommended next exam or course

  • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Containers and Kubernetes exam (EX180)
  • Red Hat OpenShift Development II: Containerizing Applications (DO288)
  • Red Hat OpenShift Administration II: Operating a Production Kubernetes Cluster (DO280)
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Course Outline

Introducing container technology

Describe how software can run in containers orchestrated by Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

Creating containerized services

Provision a service using container technology.

Managing containers

Modify pre-build container images to create and manage containerized services.

Managing container images

Manage the life cycle of a container image from creation to deletion.

Creating custom container images

Design and code a Container file to build a custom container image.

Deploying containerized applications on OpenShift

Deploy single container applications on OpenShift Container Platform.

Deploying multi-container applications

Deploy applications that are containerized using multiple container images.

Troubleshooting containerized applications

Troubleshoot a containerized application deployed on OpenShift.

Comprehensive review of introduction to container, Kubernetes, and Red Hat OpenShift

Demonstrate how to containerize a software application, test it with Podman, and deploy it on an OpenShift cluster.