Rackspace Training

The "Hello World" of Kubernetes

In this remote learning course, we will introduce the basic concepts of Kubernetes. We will take a look at Pods, Services, Volumes and Controllers and how those objects work together. By the end of this course, students will learn how to install and run a simple “Hello World” application in Kubernetes via the kubectl command line tool.


  • Individuals seeking to understand Kubernetes
  • Technical individuals who operate containers and Kubernetes environment


  • Basic Linux Command Line Knowledge
  • Some Exposure to Kubernetes

Required Materials

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • A webcam or HD webcam - built-in or USB plug-in
  • Or, a HD cam or HD camcorder with video capture card
  • Windows: IE7+, Firefox, Chrome, Safari5+
  • Mac: Safari5+, Firefox, Chrome
  • Linux: Firefox, Chrome

Course Outline

  • Kubernetes Application Plane
  • Pods
  • Pod Definitions/Templates
  • Volumes
  • Services
  • Higher Level Abstractions
  • kubectl
  • Demo
Duration 1 hour
Time 10:00 am to 11:00 am CST
Price $149.00 (USD)