Instructor-Led Rancher Hackathon

  • 24 hours of instructor-led Hackathon including 7.5 hours of presentations and demos
  • Hands-on learning of development, test and deployment
  • Learn main features of the latest version of Rancher
  • Follow-ups are included
16 Hours of hands-on training18 Challenges3 End-to-end projects

Main Objectives

Main Concepts
Learn about containers, Docker, and Kubernetes.
Main concepts of Kubernetes and Helm Charts
Gives you an introduction to management and monitoring of containers.
Set-up alerts and logging. Introduce load-balancing for most complex applications.
Storage and Service Discovery
Learn how create StatefulSets in Kubernetes
Networking and Service Discovery
Best Practices
Best Practices and Troubleshooting


Three days


Any programming experience in any language. If you’ve never used Docker consider taking Docker hackathon first.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of Containers
  • Overview of Docker
  • Basics of Kubernetes
  • Basics of Rancher
  • Architecture of Kubernetes
  • Kunernetes Networking
  • Helm Charts
  • Creating containers
  • Networking
  • Load Balancing
  • Service Discovery
  • StatefulSet Basics
  • Longhorn
  • Management of containers
  • Monitoring containers
  • Alerts
  • Logging
  • Best Practices
  • Troubleshooting

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Why Our Hackathon?

Get Hands-on Skills

1/3 of the time is spent on lectures
2/3 is spent practicing!

Get Help

Several helpers are ready to assist anyone who is stuck at a challenge, not sure where to start or has other questions . The head instructor provides guidance to the participants, explains the main concepts.

Online or In-Person

We run both online and in-person hackathons. The material doesn’t change, the challenges are the same. We can adjust the hours for the online hackathon to make sure that everyone is actively engaged.

Learn more about how we’re different

Multiple Locations

We run hackathons in Canada, US and Mexico. Recent locations:


  • Toronto
  • Montreal
  • Vancouver
  • Calgary


  • New York
  • Washington
  • Houston
  • Salt Lake City


Every participant gets a verifiable certificate at the end of the hackathon.


One follow-up for every day of hackathon is included. It will help you with setting up best practices in the team and refreshing your knowledge. We will also answer any of your questions.

Hackathon Schedule

Hackathon is a full day event. It runs from 8:30 to 5 with a break for lunch. Usually 1 to 2:30 hours is spent on lectures, the rest of the day is devoted to challenges.

No Installation Required

Challenges are done using our environment. Participants only need a computer with a browser.

Other Hackathons

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