"The objectives of this module are to explore and get to know more about the container system (file system and processes) and understand that ‘containers aren't magic’"


The estimated time to complete this training module is 3h.

The prerequisites to take this module are:

Contact Desiree Lussier if you have questions on this module, or if you want to check that you completed successfully all the exercises.


This module consists of a video by Tristan Glatard that was originally presented at BrainHack School 2020 and notebook by Tristan Glatard containing links to content by Julia Evans.

The notebook may be found here.

The video presentation is available here:


  • Watch the video presentation.
  • Complete the notebook exercises and review the content.
  • Follow up with Désirée Lussier to validate you completed the exercise correctly.
  • 🎉 🎉 🎉 you completed this training module! 🎉 🎉 🎉

More resources

Documentation for Docker can be found here and Singularity here