Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)

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A Kubernetes Certification can take your career to a whole new level.

Learning Kubernetes is essential for any DevOps professional. DevOps engineers are always in demand. Currently, the average Silicon Valley salary for a DevOps engineer is 20% higher than what a software engineer makes. DevOps engineers make an average of $140,000 to $200,000 annually.

Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. It was originally designed by Google and is now maintained by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

Lectures alone will not help you clear the certification. This Kubernetes Certification is a practical hands-on exam. You will need hands-on experience and you will need to practice.

This course explains several important aspects of taking the official Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam. You will learn about the exam procedure, where to find the latest information about the exam, and a few helpful tips for taking the exam.

The Exam Objectives are below and will be covered in the course.

  • Cluster Architecture, Installation & Configuration 25%
  • Workloads & Scheduling 15%
  • Services & Networking 20%
  • Storage 10%
  • Troubleshooting 30%
  • Career Demand and Salaries

What can you expect from the Kubernetes?

  • Full downloadable content
  • Kubernetes Demos
  • Whiteboard Discussions
  • Practice Questions
  • Optional Exercises to follow

 

Key Learning Topics In This Course

Kubernetes history - where it came from
Kubernetes – Business Benefits
Kubernetes Architecture - Masters, Nodes, Pods, Services & Deployments
Understand the desired state and declarative model
Installing Kubernetes on Minikube, GCP
What are Services, Deployments and Containers
Working with Pods. Deploying your first pod.
Kubernetes Control Plane
Kubernetes Ingress and Egress
Hands-On: Kubernetes deployments. Creating your first deployment
Exam Preparation Scenario Questions
Career Demand and Salaries

Who This Course Is For

This course is for Kubernetes beginners and experienced professionals that want to have full coverage of the updated CKA exam objectives. Instructor Joe Holbrook

Course Outline

Module 1: Course Overview
  •  1.1 Course Overview
  •  1.2 Course PreReqs
Module 2: Kubernetes and Container Fundamentals
  •  2.1 Core Concepts
  •  2.2 What is the CKA Exam
  •  2.3 Why Get Certified
  •  2.4 CKA Exam Domains
  •  2.5 What is Kubernetes
  •  2.6 What is a Container
  •  2.7 What is Docker
  •  2.8 Kubernetes Terminology
  •  2.9 Kubernetes Components
  •  2.10 Kubernetes Documentation
  •  2.11 Whiteboard - Kubernetes Overview
Module 3: Kubernetes Installation
  •  3.1 Kubernetes Installation
  •  3.2 Installation Options
  •  3.3 MiniKube
  •  3.4 Demo - Install Minikube
  •  3.5 Demo - Clusters
  •  3.6 Kubectl Basics
  •  3.7 Demo - Install Kubectl
Module 4: Working with Kubernetes Clusters and Nodes
  •  4.1 Working with Kubernetes Clusters and Nodes
  •  4.2 Understanding the Architecture
  •  4.3 Understanding the nodes
  •  4.4 Core Objects
  •  4.5 API
  •  4.6 Create a Cluster
  •  4.7 Demo - Create a Cluster
  •  4.8 Demo - YAML
  •  4.9 Demo - Nodes
  •  4.10 Demo - Kubectl Client Config
Module 5: API Access and Commands
  •  5.1 API Access and Commands
  •  5.2 About the API
  •  5.3 Accessing the APIs
  •  5.4 Demo - Exploring APIS
  •  5.5 Kubectl
  •  5.6 Using YAML for API Objects
  •  5.7 Using Curl
  •  5.8 Labels and Annotations
Module 6: Running Pods and Deployments
  •  6.1 Running Pods and Deployments
  •  6.2 Pods and Deployments
  •  6.3 What is a Namespace
  •  6.4 Scalability Options
  •  6.5 Rolling Updates
  •  6.6 Apply Changes to a Pod
  •  6.7 Stateful Sets
  •  6.8 Demo - Manage Deployments
Module 7: Configuring Storage
  •  7.1 Configuring Storage
  •  7.2 Storage options with Kubernetes
  •  7.3 Configure Pod Volumes
  •  7.4 Configure Persistent Volumes
  •  7.5 Storage Classes
  •  7.6 Whiteboard - Persistent Volumes
  •  7.7 Demo - Configure Storage
Module 8: Kubernetes Networking
  •  8.1 Kubernetes Networking
  •  8.2 Understanding Networking
  •  8.3 Services
  •  8.4 Network Plugins
  •  8.5 DNS
  •  8.6 Network Policies
  •  8.7 Namespaces
  •  8.8 Demo - Networking
  •  8.9 Manage High Availability
Module 9: Managing Security
  •  9.1 Managing Security
  •  9.2 Kubernetes Security
  •  9.3 Container and Pod Security
  •  9.4 Certificates
  •  9.5 API Security
  •  9.6 Configmaps and Secrets
  •  9.7 Secure Images
  •  9.8 Security Context
  •  9.9 RBAC
Module 10: Managing Kubernetes In the Enterprise
  •  10.1 Managing Kubernetes In the Enterprise
  •  10.2 Cluster Management and Maintenance
  •  10.3 Demo - Scale Deployment
  •  10.4 Demo - Restart Cluster
  •  10.5 Demo - Add or Remove Nodes
  •  10.6 Demo - Create a Pod in the Background
  •  10.7 Kubelet Restarts and Drains
  •  10.8 UI Dashboard
  •  10.9 Demo - Describe Resources
  •  10.10 Kube-scheduler
  •  10.11 Demo - Set-Up Alias
Module 11: Kubernetes Monitoring and Troubleshooting
  •  11.1 Kubernetes Monitoring and Troubleshooting
  •  11.2 Monitoring Resources
  •  11.3 Monitoring Pods
  •  11.4 Demo - Monitoring Pods
  •  11.5 Logging
  •  11.6 Demo - Logging
  •  11.7 Troubleshooting
  •  11.8 Affinity and Taints
Module 12: CKA Practice Exams
  •  12.1 CKA Practice Exams
  •  12.2 Exam Preparation Must Know
  •  12.3 Question 1 - Create a Cluster, Deploy Pods and a Deployment
  •  12.4 Question 2 - Create a Pod and Verify
  •  12.5 Question 3 - Create a Pod with a Secret
  •  12.6 Question 4 - Get Logs on a Pod and Send to File
  •  12.7 Question 5 - Liveness Probe
  •  12.8 Question 6 - Use Labels
  •  12.9 Additional Questions
Module 13: Course Closeout
  •  13.1 Course Closeout
  •  13.2 Course Review
  •  13.3 Kubernetes Certifications
  •  13.4 Additional Resources
  •  13.5 Exam Readiness
  •  13.6 Course Closeout
Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)

6 Hours 22 Minutes

105 Course Videos

20 Test Questions


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