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Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)

If you’re looking to ace the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) exam, this is the  video IT  course for you! Through its comprehensive instruction materials, and lectures, it will teach you all that there is to know about Kubernetes – an open-source system designed by Google but now maintained by The Cloud Native Computing Foundation and pass the certification program. 

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Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)
68 On-demand Videos
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Course Description

Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Course for Kubernetes Certification

Enhance your career prospects and earning potential as a Certified Kubernetes Application Developer. Elevate your understanding of Kubernetes with the comprehensive Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) course. This program delves deep into the art of designing and developing applications using the robust Kubernetes platform. Immerse yourself in hands-on practice, exploring deployment, configuration, and cutting-edge networking technologies. Achieve your CKAD certification today through this all-encompassing course!

Why Choose CKAD Certification?

A Certified Kubernetes Application Developer Certification can be a game-changer for your professional journey. Aspiring DevOps professionals, in particular, stand to gain immensely by mastering the essentials of Kubernetes. With the industry’s high demand for skilled engineers, Certified DevOps Engineers proficient in Kubernetes command a 20% higher salary than their Software Engineering counterparts in Silicon Valley. On average, these IT professionals earn between $140k to $200k, depending on experience and locality.

Revolutionizing with Kubernetes Certification

Kubernetes, a revolutionary open-source system initially developed by Google and now maintained by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, streamlines the deployment and scaling of containerized applications. Say goodbye to mundane manual tasks – Kubernetes simplifies application management.

Hands-On Excellence for Kubernetes Certification

Passing the official certification requires more than just lectures. The CKAD Kubernetes Certification is a hands-on examination. Practical experience and diligent practice are prerequisites. Our meticulously designed curriculum and immersive learning environment will prepare you to become a Certified Kubernetes Administrator.

Crucial Insights for the CKAD Exam

This course not only provides a solid understanding of Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) exam procedures but also offers essential insights. You’ll learn about exam protocols, up-to-date exam resources, and valuable tips for acing the test.

CKAD Exam Objectives 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

  • Building scalable applications
  • Developing container-based applications
  • Mastering cloud-native applications
  • Navigating Kubernetes Deployment

Frequently Asked Questions About Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)

What is the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) course about?

The CKAD course offered by ITU Online is designed to help you ace the CKAD exam. It provides comprehensive instruction materials and lectures that will teach you all there is to know about Kubernetes, an open-source system originally designed by Google but now maintained by The Cloud Native Computing Foundation. It covers deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications, making your app management tasks effortless.

What benefits can I expect from the CKAD certification?

Gaining a Certified Kubernetes Application Developer Certification can significantly boost your career, especially if you’re an aspiring DevOps professional. Understanding the fundamentals of Kubernetes is crucial to success in this field. Currently, the Silicon Valley salary rate for Certified DevOps Engineers with knowledge in Kubernetes stands at 20% above that of Software Engineering counterparts. On average, these IT professional candidates make $140k-$200K depending on experience and locality.

What is the format of the CKAD Exam?

The CKAD Exam is a performance-based online exam that assesses your practical skills in designing and developing applications for Kubernetes. The exam consists of a series of hands-on lab tasks that require you to perform various operations using the Kubernetes command line. You will need to demonstrate your ability to work with Kubernetes resources, configurations, networking, storage, and more.

How much time is allotted for the CKAD Exam?

The CKAD Exam provides you with a total of 2 hours to complete all the tasks. The exam tasks vary in complexity and require different levels of expertise. Effective time management is crucial to successfully complete all tasks within the given timeframe.

How is the CKAD Exam scored?

Each exam task in the CKAD Exam is scored independently. You will earn points for correctly completing each task according to the given requirements. Partial credit may be awarded for tasks that are partially correct. The final score is calculated based on the sum of points earned across all tasks. The passing score for the CKAD Exam may vary, but typically you need to achieve a score of around 66% or higher to pass.

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Course Outline

Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Course Content

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

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Your Training Instructor

Joe Holbrook

Joe Holbrook

Independent Trainer | Consultant | Author

Joe Holbrook has been in the IT field since 1993 when he was exposed to several HPUX systems on board a U.S. Navy flagship. He has migrated from UNIX world to Storage Area Networking(SAN), Enterprise Virtualization, Cloud Architectures, and now specializing in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency. He previously worked for numerous companies like HDS, 3PAR, Brocade, HP, EMC, Northrup Grumman, ViON, Ibasis.net, Chematch.com, SAIC and Siemens Nixdorf.

Currently he works as a Subject Matter Expert specializing in Enterprise Cloud and Blockchain Technologies. He is the CLO of Techcommanders.com Elearning and consulting, He holds numerous IT certifications from AWS, GCP, HDS and other organizations.

He is an avid speaker and well-known course author residing in Jacksonville, Florida.

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