Mirantis CN100 Docker Containerization Essentials

Duration: 1 day

Industry: Information Technology

About this course

Mirantis CN100 Containerization Essentials will teach users how to create and manage individual containers using the Docker Engine. P2L will cover best practices in container image design and container deployment and auditing, as well as an introduction to single-node container networking and storage. This course is best practices focused, and is designed to enable rapid successful adoption of containerization from first principles.

For more information about Docker Containers, please read this post from Docker's website.

Who can benefit?

  • Motivations: Begin creating high performance containers for new or existing applications
  • Roles: General technical audiences & IT professionals

This is what you'll learn

  • Containerization motivations and implementation
  • Creating, managing and auditing containers
  • Best practices in container image design
  • Single-host container networking
  • Provisioning external storage

     Course Outline

Containerization motivations and implementation

  • Usecases
  • Comparison to virtual machines

Creating, managing and auditing containers

  • Container implementation from the Linux kernel
  • Container lifecycle details
  • Core container creation, auditing and management CLI

Best practices in container image design

  • Layered filesystem implementation and performance implications
  • Creating images with Dockerfiles
  • Optimising image builds with multi-stage builds and image design best practices

Single-host container networking

  • Docker native networking model
  • Software defined networks for containers
  • Docker-native single-host service discovery and routing

Provisioning external storage

  • Docker volume creation and management
  • Best practices and usecases for container-external storage


  • Familiarity with the bash shell
  • Filesystem navigation and manipulation
  • Command line text editors like vim or nano
  • Common tooling like curl, wget and ping

These are the suggested follow-on courses :

  • CN110 Docker Swarm Application Essentials
  • CN120 Kubernetes Application Essentials

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