Kubernetes Administration Training

Kubernetes Administration Training

Course Length:
Delivery Methods: Available for private class only
Course Topics
  • Learn the topics of the CKA (Certified Kubernetes Administrator) exam.
Course Overview

This Kubernetes Administration course covers the topics of the CKA (Certified Kubernetes Administrator) exam. Topics covered include installation, application life-cycle management, networking, storage, security, scheduling, logging, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Kubernetes.

Target Audience: Systems Administrators and DevOps Professionals

Course Outline
  1. Core Concepts
    1. CKA Objectives Covered
    2. Kubernetes Architecture
    3. Cluster Communication
    4. Objects
    5. Object Properties
    6. Labels and Selectors
    7. Annotations
    8. Object Management
    9. Object Management (cont.)
    10. Image Fundamentals
    11. Container Fundamentals
    12. Pod Fundamentals
    13. Working with Pods
    14. Lab Tasks
      1. Container and Pod Fundamentals
      2. Single Node Install
      3. Pod Fundamentals
  2. Installation
    1. CKA Objectives Covered
    2. Installing HA Control Plane (DEMO)
    3. Lab Tasks
      1. Kubernetes HA Masters Install
      2. Kubernetes Install
      3. Joining Worker Nodes
  3. Application Lifecycle Management
    1. CKA Objectives Covered
    2. Pod Lifecycle
    3. Container Lifecycle
    4. Init Containers
    5. Container: command and args
    6. Container: Defining Environment
    7. ReplicaSet
    8. Deployments
    9. Working with Deployments
    10. Deployment Rollouts
    11. Lab Tasks
      1. Pod Lifecycle
      2. Init Containers
      3. Deployments
  4. Networking
    1. CKA Objectives Covered
    2. Network Overview
    3. Service Discovery and CoreDNS
    4. Container Network Interface (CNI)
    5. Services
    6. Ingress Objects
    7. Lab Tasks
      1. Ingress Controller
      2. Port-Forwarding
      3. Services
      4. Ingress
  5. Storage
    1. CKA Objectives Covered
    2. Storage
    3. Volume Types
    4. Volume Types
    5. Static Volumes (DEMO)
    6. ConfigMaps
    7. ConfigMaps
    8. Secrets
    9. Lab Tasks
      1. (DEMO) Static Volumes
      2. (DEMO) ConfigMaps and Secrets
      3. Static Volume Provisioning
      4. ConfigMaps and Secrets
  6. Scheduling
    1. CKA Objectives Covered
    2. Controlling and Tracking Resources
    3. Scheduler Operation
    4. DaemonSet
    5. Node Affinity and Anti-affinity
    6. Pod Affinity and Anti-affinity
    7. Taints and Tolerations
    8. Lab Tasks
      1. (DEMO) Affinity and Taints
      2. Pod Resources and Scheduling
      3. Static Scheduling and Daemonsets
      4. Pod and Node Affinities
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following is required for this DevOps class:

  • Proficiency with the Linux CLI.
  • A broad understanding of Linux system administration.
  • Basic knowledge of Linux containers, e.g., Docker.
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