IL - Running Containers on Azure

Course Overview

This course covers different approaches for building container-based applications and deploying them into Azure. You will start with learning the foundations of containers using Docker. From there, you will learn the fundamentals of the container orchestration service Kubernetes. This course will explore the Kubernetes architecture and concepts to cover topics such as Masters, Nodes, Pods, Desired State and the Declarative Model and much more. In the final module, you will learn how to effectively run containers on Azure using both Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) and Azure Container Instances.

Course Details
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Level: 300

Who this course is designed for
  • Developers
  • DevOps Engineers

  • Understand key capabilities and uses cases of containers
  • Understand how to build and deploy containerized solutions
  • Understand how to choose the right container platform
  • Understand how to work with container registries and repositories
  • Understand the fundamentals of Kubernetes
  • Understand how to use and deploy containers on Azure using AKS
  • Familiarity with Azure and Cloud Computing


What you can expect in this course:

  • 50% presentation
  • 50% hands-on labs

MODULE 1: Introduction to Docker Containers

This module covers what containers do, why we have them, and where can we use them. This module also covers an introduction to Docker concepts and how to containerize an application including networking and data persistence.

In this module, students will learn about:
Understanding Containers
Introduction to Docker
Installing Docker
The Docker Engine
Docker Images
Docker Containers
Containerizing an app
Docker Networking
Volumes and Persistent Data

MODULE 2: Introduction to Kubernetes

This module focuses on the orchestration side of containers and how Kubernetes can help us deploy and maintain applications that are distributed and deployed as containers. This module also covers how Kubernetes manages scaling, self-healing, load balancing, and rolling updates.

In this module, students will learn about:
Introduction to Kubernetes
Installing Kubernetes
Working with Pods
Working with ReplicaSets
Kubernetes Services
Kubernetes Deployments

MODULE 3: Running Containers in Azure

This module introduces the managed service offerings in Microsoft Azure for containers. This module also covers how to take what the student learned in the previous modules and apply them to the cloud.

In this module, students will learn about:
Azure Container Registry (ACR)
Azure Container Instances (ACI)
Running Containerized Tasks
Mounting Volumes
Deploying Container Groups
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

MODULE 4: Azure DevOps with Containers

In this module, students will learn how to create and manage pipelines to for continuous integration and deployment using Azure DevOps and containers.

Training Options

Dedicated Delivery

This course can be delivered dedicated to your team either virtually or onsite. A dedicated delivery allows deeper discussion with your team and our instructor on projects and workloads that are specific to your environment.

Customized Delivery

This course can be customized by adding or removing topics, going deeper on specific topics, or by customizing the delivery schedule to make it easier for your team to attend the training.

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