IBM Cloud Private is an application platform for developing and managing on-premises, containerized applications. It includes the container orchestrator Kubernetes, a private image repository, a management console, and monitoring frameworks. In this course, you learn how to install and configure IBM Cloud Private components in your environment, and how to prepare microservices applications for deployment. The ideal candidate for this course has a basic understanding of cloud computing, and a working knowledge of developing microservices. Experience with using Docker, and familiarity with YAML is also a plus.