Grow your skills with IBM Open Labs — no cost, no credit card

IBM® Open Labs offers interactive, browser-based training for deploying and operating one no-cost cluster on Red Hat® OpenShift® on IBM Cloud® for up to four hours. No downloads or configuration required.

These labs can accommodate 30 concurrent users and cost you nothing. We won’t even ask for your credit card information.

Planning a workshop with a large number of users? Create your account and submit the request here.

How to get started

Learn how to deploy and manage applications using Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

Step 1

Create a no-cost IBM Cloud account (no credit card required).

Step 2

Complete the OpenShift tutorial introduction coursework.

Step 3

Explore advanced OpenShift tutorials showing easy integrations with other services.

OpenShift tutorials coursework

Lab 1: Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

Take this introduction course on Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud. (60 minutes)

Lab 2: Operators and OpenShift 4

Use OpenShift Operators to integrate with IBM Cloudant® on IBM Cloud. (45 minutes)

Lab 3: LogDNA and OpenShift 4

Integrate IBM Log Analysis with LogDNA and OpenShift. (30 minutes)

Lab 4: Sysdig and OpenShift 4

Integrate IBM Cloud® Monitoring with Sysdig and OpenShift. (30 minutes)

Lab 5: Application security

Explore modern user and microservice security with OpenShift. (30 minutes)

Continue experimenting at no cost

Get an IBM Cloud account and access more than 40 Lite services including IBM Watson® APIs, databases and more. No expirations, no credit card required.

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