Get started with OpenShift

Try your own clusters in the environment of your choice and learn about the possibilities of using a Red Hat OpenShift 4 cluster.

Try the beta Developer Sandbox for Red Hat OpenShift

Get free access to the beta Developer Sandbox for Red Hat OpenShift and deploy your application code as a container in just four easy steps.


Receive instant access to your own minimal, pre-configured environment for development and testing.  Easily deploy your application (Java, Node.js, Python, Go, C#, and more) from source with our Eclipse Che-based cloud IDE, git access, s2i build tools, Helm charts, and Red Hat builder images. It's all free for 30 days.

Try your own Red Hat OpenShift 4 cluster

Download, install, and configure your own Red Hat OpenShift 4 cluster for free.

Managed service

  • Installed and maintained for you
  • Red Hat-managed


  • Your account with a supported provider**
  • Self-managed on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform

On your computer

  • Your laptop or desktop*
  • Minimal, pre-configured
  • Ideal for development and testing
  • Developer-focused resources
  • Self-managed

In your datacenter

  • Your IT environment (VMware or bare metal)
  • Self-managed

*Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Microsoft Windows, and macOS

**Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud

Learn about Red Hat OpenShift 4 clusters

Experience the possibilities for yourself. With our simple yet comprehensive interactive tutorials on a real cluster, you can learn as you go.

Developing on OpenShift
7 Scenarios Available

Learn how to use Red Hat OpenShift to build and deploy an application, plus how OpenShift works with odo, Serverless, databases, and more.


  • Getting Started with OpenShift for Developers
  • Deploying Applications From Source
  • Developing with odo

...and more

CI/CD and application delivery
3 Scenarios Available

In these self-paced modules you’ll learn how to apply GitOps practices to deploy an application on multiple clusters, and use OpenShift Pipelines to automate app deployment.


  • Introduction to GitOps with OpenShift
  • Multi-cluster GitOps with OpenShift
  • Using OpenShift Pipelines
OpenShift Service Mesh
10 Scenarios Available

Learn how to connect, manage, and observe microservices-based applications with security-focused Istio and Red Hat OpenShift.


  • Istio Introduction
  • Deploy Microservices
  • Monitoring and Tracing

...and more

AI and machine learning on OpenShift
10 Scenarios Available

Learn how to accelerate AI/ML workflows and delivery of AI-powered Intelligent Applications with Red Hat OpenShift.


  • Deploying a Jupyter Notebook Image
  • Building Custom Notebook Images
  • Persistent Workspace for Notebooks

...and more