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.
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
Lesson 1: Introduction to Containers
This lesson covers concepts of containers that are necessary to use Kubernetes. We discuss why containers exist, comparisons to virtual machines, and the necessary commands to build, run, and debug containers.
Lab 1: Containerize Applications
This lab puts into practice the concepts introduced by using a two tier web application. You will containerize the applications, run and verify the stack, and then tag and push the built images to a registry so they can be used in the next lab with Kubernetes.
Lesson 2: Kubernetes Fundamentals
Kubernetes is a large and complex platform. In this lesson, why Kubernetes exists and principles of its design are carefully introduced. You will learn the fundamental concepts needed to deploy and run an application in Kubernetes.
Lab 2: Deploy Applications Using Kubernetes
This lab builds on the previous and puts into practice the Kubernetes concepts you've learned in the previous lesson. You will deploy and run the two tier application that you containerized in the first lab in Kubernetes.
Lesson 3: Kubernetes Architecture & Troubleshooting
Getting your application to startup, run, and work in Kubernetes sometimes doesn't go as planned. In this lesson we will talk about the design goals and architecture of Kubernetes and then introduce ways to troubleshoot the deployment of your application.
Lab 3: Kubernetes Troubleshooting
This lab builds on the previous and puts into practice the troubleshooting concepts you've learned. The application will intentionally be broken to show you how Kubernetes behaves and where to look for more information to troubleshoot.