Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)


Course Number: CLD-112

Duration: 1 day (6.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

CKA Certification Training Overview

This private, online Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) training course teaches attendees how to administer and monitor a Kubernetes cluster. This class also prepares them to pass the CKA certification exam.

Location and Pricing

This course is taught as a private, live online class for teams of 3 or more. All our courses are hands-on, instructor-led, and tailored to fit your group’s goals and needs. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for online corporate training, please contact us.

Objectives

  • Understand when and how to apply Kubernetes concepts to design, install, configure, and manage a production-grade cluster
  • Master tips and tricks (like time management, navigating the exam environment, and the type of questions to expect) needed to pass the CKA exam
  • Understand the ins and outs of the kubectl command-line tool
  • Demonstrate competency to perform the responsibilities of a Kubernetes application developer
  • Solve real-world Kubernetes problems in a hands-on command-line environment
  • Effectively navigate and solve questions during the CKA exam

Prerequisites

  • Working knowledge of containers (in particular Docker), the Unix/Linux environment bash command line, a command line-based text editor (optimally vim), and the YAML format
  • A basic understanding of Kubernetes concepts and the resources API

Outline

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Exam Details and Resources
  • Exam objectives and curriculum
  • Candidate skills and the exam environment
  • Time management and tips/tricks
  • Additional resources and practice exams
Cluster Architecture, Installation, and Configuration
  • Provisioning underlying infrastructure to deploy a Kubernetes cluster
  • Using kubeadm to install a basic cluster
  • Managing a highly available Kubernetes cluster
  • Performing a version upgrade on a Kubernetes cluster using kubeadm
  • Managing etc and backup and restore
  • Managing role-based access control (RBAC)
  • Install and configure a cluster
  • Maintain a Kubernetes cluster
Workloads and Scheduling
  • Manifest management and tooling
  • Creating and scaling deployments
  • Deployment rollout strategies
  • Providing configuration data to Pods
  • Understanding container health probes
  • Defining resource requirements for Pods
  • Perform rolling updates and scale a deployment
  • Configure production-ready Pods
Services and Networking
  • Understanding host network configuration
  • Creating services with different types
  • Understanding and using ingress
  • Configuring and using CoreDNS
  • Choosing an appropriate container network interface plug-in
  • Route traffic to Pods inside and outside of a cluster
  • Configure network access
Storage
  • Understanding persistent storage options
  • Mounting persistent storage to a Pod
  • Configuring volume options
  • Creating and using persistent volumes and claims
  • Define and use persistent storage for a Pod
Troubleshooting
  • Evaluating cluster and node logging
  • Understanding application monitoring
  • Managing container stdout and stderr logs
  • Troubleshooting application failure
  • Troubleshooting cluster component failure
  • Troubleshooting networking
  • Manage monitoring and logging
  • Troubleshoot scenarios
Conclusion

Training Materials

All attendees receive a copy of the instructor’s presentation and related code.

Software Requirements

  • A computer with access to a Kubernetes cluster, local or remote, version 1.20 or higher (The recommended setup is to install Minikube and kubectl)
  • A machine with Vagrant and VirtualBox installed


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