Learning Path: Deploying to a private cloud


IBM Cloud™ Private is a private container as a service (CaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud platform. With enterprises moving towards app modernization and incorporating a multi-cloud environment, this learning path is an introduction to enterprise developers who are interested in learning how a private cloud deployment can streamline their work and development.


Upon completion of this learning path, you will be able to:

  • Differentiate between a public and private cloud.
  • Understand how a private cloud offers containerization capabilities.
  • Convert your web application to a Helm chart.
  • Utilize Istio to ease strain and workload.
  • Replicate a sample application that enables you to automate specific actions, without having to orchestrate between all of the different services yourself.

Prerequisite knowledge

This learning path is designed for the cloud application developer.

Before you begin, make sure you have the following:

Skill level

The skill level of this learning path is for a beginner.

Estimated time to complete

It will take you approximately 12 hours to complete this entire learning path.