System Programming for Linux Containers Training

Course code: M7D-SPLC01

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Summary

This course provides a deep understanding of the Linux infrastructure used to build container systems such as Docker and LXC, coupled with an understanding of the APIs used to build system-level applications that run inside containers. Detailed explanations and carefully designed practical exercises provide participants with the knowledge needed both to troubleshoot and administer container-based systems and to write complex applications that run inside Linux containers.

Overview

Audience and prerequisites

The audience for this course includes designers and developers who are building, troubleshooting, and administering system-level applications for Linux-based container systems.

In order to get the most out of the course, participants should have:

Note: previous system programming experience is not required.

Course format

The course employs a lecture+lab format.

Lab sessions

A significant part of the course is spent on practical exercises. The lab sessions also provide participants with the opportunity to obtain one-to-one assistance from the trainer on the course material and exercises.

Course materials

Course participants will receive two course books consisting of around 600 pages that include all of the slides used in the course. Some notable features of the course books are the following: TLPI front cover (small)

In addition to the course book, participants will receive a copy of The Linux Programming Interface, in either ebook or printed form (or, when possible, both).

Sample materials

The following sample gives some idea of the course content and style of the course materials:

Course outline

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About the trainer

Michael Kerrisk has a unique set of qualifications and experience that ensure that course participants receive training of a very high standard: Michael Kerrisk

For more information about the trainer, as well as many reasons why you might want to consider choosing man7.org training courses, please look here.

Past customers

Michael Kerrisk has delivered week-long courses in various countries, including the USA, Australia, Germany, England, France, Holland, Norway, and Switzerland. Past customers include Google, IBM, BMW, Cisco Systems, Hewlett-Packard, and the French and British governments.

Prices

Public courses in Munich

For public 5-day courses in Munich, GERMANY, the per-person price is €2500 + German VAT (MWSt). The price includes the cost of training materials as well as lunch and refreshments. Discounts are available for multiple attendees from the same company or organization; please inquire at training@man7.org for details.

Public courses in the USA

For public courses in San Francisco, the per-person price is US$3200. The price includes the cost of training materials as well as lunch and refreshments. Discounts are available for multiple attendees from the same company or organization; please inquire at training@man7.org for details.

Onsite courses

For tailored onsite courses at your location, email training@man7.org regarding availability and rates.

Upcoming courses and registration

Currently, this course is scheduled only on demand or for on-site delivery. Inquire at training@man7.org if you are interested in scheduling a course.

Contact

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Mailing list

If you would like to be added to a mailing list to receive notifications of public training courses that are scheduled in the future, send a mail (noting your location) to training@man7.org. Likely future locations are Europe and USA West Coast, but other locations may also be possible, especially if they can be scheduled to coincide with an interesting conference.