Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)

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Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Training

This Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) online course is in line with the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKAD) exam. Kubernetes provides many powerful tools to help manage complex applications. In order to fully utilise all that Kubernetes has to offer, you need some understanding of its features and how to design application to run on Kubernetes. The Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) certification focuses on these topics.

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 Application Developer Course Suitable For

This online Certified Kubernetes Application Developer course is for Kubernetes beginners and experienced professionals that want to have full coverage of the updated CKAD 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 Application Developer 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 Application Developer (CKAD) course is organised in the following modules:

Module 1: Course Overview

  • Course Overview
  • Course PreReqs

Module 2: Kubernetes and Container Fundamentals

  • Core Concepts
  • What is the CKAD Exam
  • Why Get Certified
  • CKAD Exam Domains
  • APIs
  • Demo - Explore APIS
  • Pods
  • Whiteboard - Pod Creation Workflow
  • Create a Pod
  • Lifecycle Status
  • Inspecting Pods
  • Demo - Create a Pod and Inspect

Module 3: Configuration

  • Configuration
  • Understand Configmaps
  • Understand Security Contexts
  • Demo - Create a Security Context
  • Create and Consume Secrets
  • Understand Service Accounts
  • Demo - Create a Pod to Use a Secret
  • Demo - Define a Service Account

Module 4: Multi Container Pods

  • Multi Container Pods
  • Multi Container Pods Design and Patterns
  • Ambassador Containers
  • Connecting to Pods
  • Side Cars
  • Demo - Create an Init Container

Module 5: Observability

  • Observability
  • Container Health
  • Probes
  • Logging
  • Monitor Resources and Apps
  • Monitoring Pods
  • Demo - Monitoring and Logging

Module 6: Pod Design

  • Pod Design
  • Deployments
  • Rolling Updates
  • Pod Changes
  • Jobs and Crons
  • Labels and Annotations
  • Demo - Define and Query Labels
  • Scalability Options

Module 7: Services and Networking

  • Services and Networking
  • Understanding Networking, Routing and Services
  • Network Policies
  • Namespaces
  • Demo - Networking

Module 8: State Persistence

  • State Persistence
  • Storage Options
  • Volume Storage
  • Configure Pod Volumes
  • Configure Persistent Volumes
  • Whiteboard - Persistent Volumes

Module 9: CKA Practice Exams

  • CKAD Practice Preparation
  • Exam Prep Need to Know
  • Question 1 - Create a Pod and Inspect
  • Question 2 - Define a Pods Readiness
  • Question 3 - Create a Pod with a Secret
  • Question 4 - View Pods logs in Real Time
  • Question 5 - Define and query labels
  • Additional Questions

Module 10: Course Closeout

  • Course Closeout
  • Course Summary Review
  • Kubernetes Certifications
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam Review

    Assessment / Exam

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

    Exam Code:

    • CKAD 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 Application Developer (CKAD) exam fees aren’t included in the course price. To find the latest exam prices, visit:

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