Introduction to Linux Containers (LXC) Training Course

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Duration Duration

7 hours (usually 1 day including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

  • Good knowledge of Linux command line utilities is required
  • Experience with virtualization technologies would be useful

Overview Overview

This course is addressed to Linux professionals (developers and system administrators) as a first introduction to container technologies. The course may also be interesting to people who are already familiar with Docker and want something else to compare it with. It is presented as a lecture with demonstrations that you can follow along on your Linux laptop.

Course Outline Course Outline

  1. Use cases for virtualization and containers
  2. Kernel-level technologies that make containers work
  3. How to choose between virtual machines and containers
  4. Comparison of container technologies for Linux
  5. Installation of LXC
  6. Creating, cloning, starting and stopping containers
  7. Networking in containers
  8. Managing storage for containers
  9. Limiting resources accessible to a container
  10. Security considerations
  11. Unprivileged containers and UID/GID mapping
  12. Tools for container management
  13. Areas of current development: LXD, CRIU

Bookings, Prices and Enquiries

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Public Classroom Public Classroom
From $3600
Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet. More Information

The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 $3600 $1850
2 $2125 $1200
3 $1633 $983
4 $1388 $875
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