Rackspace Training

Understanding Containerization

In this introductory remote learning course, students will receive an overview of the evolution of containerization technology. The journey begins with understanding virtualization and Linux containers. Next, we take a closer look at Docker technology and how it relates to Kubernetes. This class lays the ground work for our class The “Hello World” of Kubernetes.


  • Individuals seeking to understand containerization technology
  • Technical individuals who build containers
  • Technical individuals who operate containers and Kubernetes environments


  • Basic Linux Command Line Knowledge

Required Materials

  • Download and Install Zoom client https://zoom.us/download
  • 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

  • Introduction to Virtualization
  • Introduction to Containers
  • Linux Namespaces
  • Machine Containers Concepts
  • Application Containers Concepts
  • Introduction to Docker
  • Docker Components
  • Introduction to Kubernetes
  • How Everything Works Together
Duration 1 hour
Time 10:00 am to 11:00 am CST
Price $149.00 (USD)