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Learn containers, Kubernetes, and OpenShift in your browser

Start exploring in the OpenShift Sandbox for free

Try Red Hat's products and technologies without setup or configuration.

What is the OpenShift sandbox?

Get 30-days free access to a shared OpenShift and Kubernetes cluster.


Guided tutorials to experience and run sample applications


Modify and build on top of pre-built sample applications


Access the browser-based Red Hat OpenShift Dev Spaces
(formerly CodeReady Workspaces)


GitHub integration to your own source code

Start building with our guided activities or bring your own code.

What can I do in the Sandbox?

The sandbox is perfect for immediate access into OpenShift, but how can you start practicing your skills in this context if you don’t have a starting point yet? Well, we’ve taken care of that for you with a curated series of use case-based activities that you can complete in the sandbox.

Technology integrations

The cluster includes:

  • CockroachDB, a Distributed SQL Database
  • gitops-primer to export your YAML files for GitOps
  • Red Hat OpenShift Serverless to build Functions as a Service (FaaS)
  • Red Hat Data OpenShift Science for machine learning (AI/ML)