Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)

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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 Application Developer (CKAD) 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.

Core Concepts – 13%
Configuration – 18%
Multi-Container Pods – 10%
Observability – 18%
Pod Design – 20%
Services & Networking – 13%
State Persistence – 8%

 

Key Learning Topics In This Course

Exam Domain Objectives covered in Full.
Kubernetes Architecture - Masters, Nodes, Pods, Services & Deployments
Understand the desired state and declarative model.
Installing Kubernetes on Minikube, GCP, AWS
Working with Pods. Deploying your first pod.
Kubernetes Services
Exposing Applications
Namespaces
Hands-On Demos to follow
Scenario Questions
Career Demand and Salaries

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 CKAD Exam
  •  2.3 Why Get Certified
  •  2.4 CKAD Exam Domains
  •  2.5 APIs
  •  2.6 Demo - Explore APIS
  •  2.7 Pods
  •  2.8 Whiteboard - Pod Creation Workflow
  •  2.9 Create a Pod
  •  2.10 Lifecycle Status
  •  2.11 Inspecting Pods
  •  2.12 Demo - Create a Pod and Inspect
Module 3: Configuration
  •  3.1 Configuration
  •  3.2 Understand Configmaps
  •  3.3 Understand Security Contexts
  •  3.4 Demo - Create a Security Context
  •  3.5 Create and Consume Secrets
  •  3.6 Understand Service Accounts
  •  3.7 Demo - Create a Pod to Use a Secret
  •  3.8 Demo - Define a Service Account
Module 4: Multi Container Pods
  •  4.1 Multi Container Pods
  •  4.2 Multi Container Pods Design and Patterns
  •  4.3 Ambassador Containers
  •  4.4 Connecting to Pods
  •  4.5 Side Cars
  •  4.6 Demo - Create an Init Container
Module 5: Observability
  •  5.1 Observability
  •  5.2 Container Health
  •  5.3 Probes
  •  5.4 Logging
  •  5.5 Monitor Resources and Apps
  •  5.6 Monitoring Pods
  •  5.7 Demo - Monitoring and Logging
Module 6: Pod Design
  •  6.1 Pod Design
  •  6.2 Deployments
  •  6.3 Rolling Updates
  •  6.4 Pod Changes
  •  6.5 Jobs and Crons
  •  6.6 Labels and Annotations
  •  6.7 Demo - Define and Query Labels
  •  6.8 Scalability Options
Module 7: Services and Networking
  •  7.1 Services and Networking
  •  7.2 Understanding Networking, Routing and Services
  •  7.3 Network Policies
  •  7.4 Namespaces
  •  7.5 Demo - Networking
Module 8: State Persistence
  •  8.1 State Persistence
  •  8.2 Storage Options
  •  8.3 Volume Storage
  •  8.4 Configure Pod Volumes
  •  8.5 Configure Persistent Volumes
  •  8.6 Whiteboard - Persistent Volumes
Module 9: CKA Practice Exams
  •  9.1 CKAD Practice Preparation
  •  9.2 Exam Prep Need to Know
  •  9.3 Question 1 - Create a Pod and Inspect
  •  9.4 Question 2 - Define a Pods Readiness
  •  9.5 Question 3 - Create a Pod with a Secret
  •  9.6 Question 4 - View Pods logs in Real Time
  •  9.7 Question 5 - Define and query labels
  •  9.8 Additional Questions
Module 10: Course Closeout
  •  10.1 Course Closeout
  •  10.2 Course Summary Review
  •  10.3 Kubernetes Certifications
  •  10.4 Additional Resources
  •  10.5 Exam Review
  •  10.6 Course Closeout
Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)

4 Hours 11 Minutes

68 Course Videos

20 Test Questions


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