Containers are the talk of the town due to their many benefits. They are just as well suited for short-term use of an application as they are for use as components in CI/CD pipelines or for operating highly available productive services in clusters. There are as many approaches for creating and running container setups as there are areas of application – and cloudscale.ch does not restrict your options. In the following we will provide a brief introduction to the world of containers and then show you how you can start running an "OKD" cluster at cloudscale.ch. OKD is a comprehensive Kubernetes distribution developed as an open source project that also provides the basis for Red Hat OpenShift.