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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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Introduction To Building Application Platforms with Kubernetes
This course helps you understand the capabilities required to build an application platform with Kubernetes. You’ll see an overview of Kubernetes’ architecture and extensibility, and learn about common tooling options and trade-offs that are necessary when taking your application to production with Kubernetes.
Kubernetes Core Concepts: Part 1 - Platform
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.
Kubernetes Core Concepts: Part 2 - Managing Applications
Getting your application successfully deployed and working in Kubernetes is the first step. Deploying updated versions and handling configuration changes between environments are next steps that need to be addressed. In this course we teach you the standardized features and approaches for handling deployment lifecycle and application configuration in Kubernetes.
Kubernetes Core Concepts: Part 3 - Cluster Concepts
Running a single application in a single Kubernetes cluster is uncommon. Typically there will be many applications running in the same cluster and also many different clusters in your organization. This course teaches you the networking considerations for getting traffic to your different applications in the same cluster. We also share advice and considerations
Kubernetes Core Concepts: Part 4 - Additional Application Features
Applications have various complexity and typically, when first learning and using Kubernetes, simple applications, like web servers, are deployed and used. Applications that need persistent storage and are configured differently per environment have additional requirements. In this course we cover the features of Kubernetes that satisfy these requirements.
Kubernetes Core Concepts: Part 5 - Workloads and Security
Most applications people first deploy to Kubernetes are servers that run until they crash or are intentionally shut down. In this course, you’ll learn the other types of workloads that Kubernetes is capable of running and security related concerns to apply to each.
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.
How to Prepare for the CKA Exam
The CKAD 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Introduction to Operators
Kubernetes operators offer a powerful method for managing workloads in Kubernetes. This course will introduce you to what operators are and how they work. We’ll demonstrate some operators in use and guide you through how to build one to meet custom requirements.
Kubernetes Platform Design
This course will discuss the typical platform addons that are not part of basic Kubernetes. System administrators and Cluster Operators will learn the skills of operating an existing built cluster.
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