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 lesson, we review the curriculum for the CKA exam: what topics one should study and understand, and just as importantly whether this is the right time to consider taking the CKA certification exam.
This lesson cites the main resources that will help you prepare for the CKA exam, from the kubernetes documentation and how to navigate it, to online courses and simulators.
Practice these tasks
This lesson discusses the main tasks you should be prepared to perform in the context of taking the CKA exam: installing and upgrading clusters, backing up and restoring etcd, and more.
Aliases, shortcuts and command completion
This lesson covers three important shortcuts to configure and use, that will allow you to respond to CKA exam challenges quickly and with a minimum of keystrokes.
Editing yaml with vim
This lesson provides tips and advice on how to configure and use the Vim editor for editing yaml files, an important part of solving the CKA exam challenges.
This lesson discusses facets of the kubectl CLI, specific subcommands, and flags that are essential to interact with a kubernetes cluster effectively and quickly.
This lesson lists and discusses commands other than the kubectl CLI, that a kubernetes administrator needs to know and use in the course of preparing for and taking the CKA exam.
Registering for and taking the exam
This lesson provides information and advice about the process of registering, scheduling a date and time, and taking the exam.
This lesson provides an end-to-end review of the steps to prepare for the CKA exam.