Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)

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Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Training

This Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) course is in-line with the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam, as provided by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).

Kubernetes is one of the world's most popular container orchestration tools. Established by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the Kubernetes Administrator certification is designed to validate your skills for working with Kubernetes.

This online Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) course will provide you with the knowledge and hands-on experience that you will need in order to be a successful Kubernetes administrator in the real world and pass the CKA exam.

The training is intended specifically for Kubernetes cluster administrators. Anyone interested in learning how to work with Kubernetes also will benefit from this course.

Key Learning Topics

  • Exam Domain Objectives covered in Full.
  • Kubernetes Architecture - Masters, Nodes, Pods, Services & Deployments
  • Understand the desired state and declarative model.
  • Installing Kubernetes on Minikube, GCP, AWS
  • Working with Pods. Deploying your first pod.
  • Kubernetes Services
  • Exposing Applications
  • Namespaces
  • Hands-On Demos to follow
  • Scenario Questions
  • Career Demand and Salaries

This CKAD course will help you prepare for the exam, so that you can earn your certification. Even if you are not interested in becoming certified, this course can help you learn how to design and build applications for Kubernetes!

Who is the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Course Suitable For

The CKA course is for Kubernetes beginners and experienced professionals that want to have full coverage of the updated CKA exam objectives.

Why Choose E-learning?

By choosing online learning instead of a classroom based course, it eliminates the need for time away from work, saving you valuable time and money. It is ideal for those with tight schedules as our online courses give you 12 months unlimited access to all the course materials, so you can study at a pace that suits you. Allowing you to easily resume your studies whenever you have the time. All you need is internet connection to study, so you can study from the comfort of your home or any environment that suits you.

What's Included in the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Course?

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Course Duration

7 Hours

12 Months Unlimited Access

Each student will have 12 months unlimited access to allow you to have access to the training anytime 24/7.

Course Content

This Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) course is organised in the following modules:

Module 1: Course Overview

1.1 Course Overview
1.2 Course PreReqs

Module 2: Kubernetes and Container Fundamentals

2.1 Core Concepts
2.2 What is the CKA Exam
2.3 Why Get Certified
2.4 CKA Exam Domains
2.5 What is Kubernetes
2.6 What is a Container
2.7 What is Docker
2.8 Kubernetes Terminology
2.9 Kubernetes Components
2.10 Kubernetes Documentation
2.11 Whiteboard - Kubernetes Overview

Module 3: Kubernetes Installation

3.1 Kubernetes Installation
3.2 Installation Options
3.3 MiniKube
3.4 Demo - Install Minikube
3.5 Demo - Clusters
3.6 Kubectl Basics
3.7 Demo - Install Kubectl

Module 4: Working with Kubernetes Clusters and Nodes

4.1 Working with Kubernetes Clusters and Nodes
4.2 Understanding the Architecture
4.3 Understanding the nodes
4.4 Core Objects
4.5 API
4.6 Create a Cluster
4.7 Demo - Create a Cluster
4.8 Demo - YAML
4.9 Demo - Nodes
4.10 Demo - Kubectl Client Config

Module 5: API Access and Commands

5.1 API Access and Commands
5.2 About the API
5.3 Accessing the APIs
5.4 Demo - Exploring APIS
5.5 Kubectl
5.6 Using YAML for API Objects
5.7 Using Curl
5.8 Labels and Annotations

Module 6: Running Pods and Deployments

6.1 Running Pods and Deployments
6.2 Pods and Deployments
6.3 What is a Namespace
6.4 Scalability Options
6.5 Rolling Updates
6.6 Apply Changes to a Pod
6.7 Stateful Sets
6.8 Demo - Manage Deployments

Module 7: Configuring Storage

7.1 Configuring Storage
7.2 Storage options with Kubernetes
7.3 Configure Pod Volumes
7.4 Configure Persistent Volumes
7.5 Storage Classes
7.6 Whiteboard - Persistent Volumes
7.7 Demo - Configure Storage

Module 8: Kubernetes Networking

8.1 Kubernetes Networking
8.2 Understanding Networking
8.3 Services
8.4 Network Plugins
8.5 DNS
8.6 Network Policies
8.7 Namespaces
8.8 Demo - Networking
8.9 Manage High Availability

Module 9: Managing Security

9.1 Managing Security
9.2 Kubernetes Security
9.3 Container and Pod Security
9.4 Certificates
9.5 API Security
9.6 Configmaps and Secrets
9.7 Secure Images
9.8 Security Context
9.9 RBAC

Module 10: Managing Kubernetes In the Enterprise

10.1 Managing Kubernetes In the Enterprise
10.2 Cluster Management and Maintenance
10.3 Demo - Scale Deployment
10.4 Demo - Restart Cluster
10.5 Demo - Add or Remove Nodes
10.6 Demo - Create a Pod in the Background
10.7 Kubelet Restarts and Drains
10.8 UI Dashboard
10.9 Demo - Describe Resources
10.10 Kube-scheduler
10.11 Demo - Set-Up Alias

Module 11: Kubernetes Monitoring and Troubleshooting

11.1 Kubernetes Monitoring and Troubleshooting
11.2 Monitoring Resources
11.3 Monitoring Pods
11.4 Demo - Monitoring Pods
11.5 Logging
11.6 Demo - Logging
11.7 Troubleshooting
11.8 Affinity and Taints

Module 12: CKA Practice Exams

12.1 CKA Practice Exams
12.2 Exam Preparation Must Know
12.3 Question 1 - Create a Cluster, Deploy Pods and a Deployment
12.4 Question 2 - Create a Pod and Verify
12.5 Question 3 - Create a Pod with a Secret
12.6 Question 4 - Get Logs on a Pod and Send to File
12.7 Question 5 - Liveness Probe
12.8 Question 6 - Use Labels
12.9 Additional Questions

Module 13: Course Closeout

13.1 Course Closeout
13.2 Course Review
13.3 Kubernetes Certifications
13.4 Additional Resources
13.5 Exam Readiness
13.6 Course Closeout

    Assessment / Exam

    To earn your official Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) certification from CNCF, you will need to study the CKA training course and pass the compulsory exam.

    Exam Code:

    • CKA exam

    To prepare you for your exam, we provide interactive quizzes after each module and a mock exam at the end of your course to ensure you’re fully prepared for the real thing. Once you’ve passed with at least 85%, you’ll be ready to book your exam as a private candidate. To make life easier, we can help you find an appropriate exam centre and give you all the information you need to secure your place.

    Please note that the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam fees aren’t included in the course price. To find the latest exam prices, visit:

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