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CKA – Certified Kubernetes Administrator

CKA was created by The Linux Foundation and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) as a part of their ongoing effort to help develop the Kubernetes ecosystem. The exam is an online, proctored, performance-based test that requires solving multiple tasks from a command line running Kubernetes.

Audience Profile

This certification is for Kubernetes administrators, cloud administrators and other IT professionals who manage Kubernetes instances.

Participant Prerequisites

Must have knowledge in:

  • Docker and containerization
  • DevOps tools
  • Linux knowledge

Course Outline

The following items describe the outline of the course:

  • Cluster Architecture, Installation & Configuration
  • Introduction to Kubernetes resources
  • Workloads & Scheduling
    • Pods – Running containers in Kubernetes
      • Use of Sidecar Containers and Use cases
      • Why Init Containers?
    • ReplicaSets – Replication Multiple pods
    • Deployments – Update Applications
    • StatefulSets – Deploy statefull apps
  • Services and Networking
    • Services – Enable networking with multiple applications
      • Ingress Controllers
      • Ingress resource
      • Cert-Manager
  • Storage
    • Volumes – Attaching storage for containers
    • ConfigMaps & Secrets – Attach configs to Pods
  • Security
    • Kubernetes Security
      • Network Policy
      • Pod Security
      • Pod Security Policy
      • RBAC
  • Troubleshooting
  • Monitoring
    • Prometheus & Grafana
    • ELK Stack
  • Q&A

Course Materials

The following materials are included as part of the course:

  • Digital study materials

Kasun Rajapakse

Senior Automation/System Engineer (ISM APAC)

Kasun is a Senior System Engineer for ISM APAC in Sri Lanka. He has 5+ experience in different business domains in IT such as Cloud, Networking, and IT Infrastructure.

CKA - Certified Kubernetes Administrator

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