KubeAcademy’s expert instructors design and deliver each course to give you practical Kubernetes training.
Getting Started with Kubernetes
The Getting Started with Kubernetes course is designed to help students navigate the cloud native ecosystem. Learn why cloud native and Kubernetes are becoming an important must-know technology today!
6 Lessons 39:49
This course lays the groundwork for your Kubernetes journey. You’ll learn foundational knowledge on containers and how they work.
3 Lessons 25:55
This course lays out the case for container orchestration and provides an overview of the concepts underlying Kubernetes, the leading container orchestration platform.
2 Lessons 14:53
Frequently Asked Questions
The cloud native world is deep and wide. In order to help you navigate questions you may have we created a course that is a series of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to help you get quick answers to questions you may have and help you determine if you want to learn more about a particular topic.
Building Applications for Kubernetes
This course is for developers that are new to building applications to run on Kubernetes. It covers how to build container images, run your app locally on Kubernetes, tools you can use to improve your workflow, and how to manage manifests for deployment.
8 Lessons 54:45
Hands-On with Kubernetes and Containers
During this hands-on exercise, you’ll walk through how to build a container image for an application, push the image to a container registry, and deploy the application to a Kubernetes cluster.
3 Lessons 31:33
Introduction to Kubernetes for the Virtual Infrastructure Administrator
This course explains how Kubernetes is an infrastructure platform and gives a brief overview of how the evolution of infrastructure modernization led us to Kubernetes. The course also explores the opportunities Virtual Infrastructure Administrators have in owning Kubernetes as their next platform.
5 Lessons 36:19
Interactive Introduction to Containers and Kubernetes
Ready to dive a little deeper into the world of Kubernetes? Get up to speed on the first principles of a cloud native infrastructure, then learn how to containerize and deploy a Kubernetes application in our lab environment.
4 Lessons 1:36:19
The Business Case for Kubernetes
Businesses are rapidly modernizing their applications and they want to understand the whole ecosystem of solutions. This course demonstrates how your teams can take advantage of Kubernetes and the ecosystem. Focusing on how Kubernetes can enhance teams’ work cycles with its flexible and extensible architecture.
6 Lessons 27:36
Kubernetes in Depth
From Kubernetes architecture to quick dives into Kubernetes object types. The Kubernetes in Depth course covers the concepts you’ll need to understand how Kubernetes works.
6 Lessons 45:12
This course is a port of Liptan Biswas' CKAD practice challenge. It provides an environment that can be launched quickly and on-demand, and designed to allow you to practice for the CKAD certification exam. This resource is by no means exhaustive, so be sure to consult additional references as you prepare to take your examination.
10 Lessons 2:34:15
Kubernetes Platform Security
As businesses move more applications to Kubernetes, developers and platform operators need to secure those applications and platforms. This course demonstrates concepts and tools your teams can use to secure Kubernetes for applications.
7 Lessons 1:05:16
Hands-On with Kubectl
This course provides a walk-through of kubectl, which is a necessary component for interacting with Kubernetes. The course explores the command line operations commonly used by cluster administrators. Through this course, you will also become familiar with Kubernetes resources.
5 Lessons 2:16:24
Interacting with Kubernetes
Understanding how Kubernetes works is important, but equally important is understanding how to interact with Kubernetes. This course provides an overview on Kubectl and ingress, two necessary components for interacting with Kubernetes.
2 Lessons 15:57
How to Prepare for the CKA Exam
The CKA/D certification is the globally recognized IT certification for the industry’s fastest-growing technology—Kubernetes. This course lays out a learning path for exam preparation. We'll cover the exam format, how the exam is scored, and study resources.
9 Lessons 2:00:12
Integrating with Cloud Providers
This course dives into the usage of a Kubernetes cloud provider to interact with underlying infrastructure components such as storage devices and load balancers.
6 Lessons 36:01
In this course, you'll learn how to bootstrap Kubernetes clusters using various community tools. We'll also dive into topics like authentication, role-based access control, and backing up and restoring Kubernetes objects and clusters.
6 Lessons 52:56
This course covers different approaches for building images. By the end of this course, you'll be well positioned to start building images easily and maintain them over time.
8 Lessons 1:03:13
Introduction to Observability
When developing applications for Kubernetes, a distributed system, Developers and Platform Engineers need to know how to monitor these applications and know how their services impact their business. This course walks through several options for getting observability into your applications and systems, including short demonstrations of how these systems work in a Kubernetes cluster.
8 Lessons 38:51
Operational Considerations for Virtual Infrastructure Administrators
This course covers operational considerations tailored for virtual infrastructure administrators who want to build a Kubernetes stack for development teams.
6 Lessons 1:21:07
The Helm 101 is the perfect starting point for understanding, creating and managing Kubernetes workloads using Helm. Create, deploy and update your own Helm chart with this course!
10 Lessons 1:44:19
Networking in Kubernetes
Pods running in a Kubernetes cluster have to be able to communicate among themselves as well as with the outside world. In this advanced-level course, we will look at the Kubernetes network model and how pods are connected to the network to satisfy it. We'll also touch on what the Container Network Interface (CNI) is and how different CNI providers deal with implementing it.
8 Lessons 2:47:36
Hands-On Kubernetes Troubleshooting
In this course you'll learn a methodology for troubleshooting issues within a Kubernetes cluster. This includes narrowing down the scope of the problem, and identifying clues that may lead to a possible root cause. This course will also give you a chance to test your skills with labs designed to challenge you to resolve common Kubernetes issues.
6 Lessons 49:07
The Kubernetes Machine
Kubernetes is one of the most popular open source software projects in the world and is an excellent example of a distributed software system. This course is about the Kubernetes machine, its design principles and components. In this course you will learn how Kubernetes works and what makes it so effective as a container orchestration system.
11 Lessons 1:03:36
The Cluster API is a Kubernetes project to bring declarative, Kubernetes-style APIs to cluster creation, configuration, and management. This tooling can be leveraged to manage your Kubernetes estate as first-class Kubernetes objects. In this course, we'll review the components, resources, and providers of Cluster API, as well as providing an overview of provisioning and managing Kubernetes clusters with Cluster API.
10 Lessons 1:37:11
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