Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)


Course Number: CLD-114

Duration: 1 day (6.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

CKAD Certification Training Overview

This live, instructor-led Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) training course teaches attendees Kubernetes concepts and how to manage a Kubernetes application. This class also prepares attendees to take and pass the CKAD 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 manage an application
  • Master tips and tricks to pass the CKAD exam
  • Understand the ins and outs of the kubectl command-line tool
  • Demonstrate competency in performing the responsibilities of Kubernetes application developers
  • Solve real-world Kubernetes problems in a hands-on command-line environment
  • Navigate and solve questions during the CKAD exam

Prerequisites

  • Experience with containers, particularly Docker
  • A basic understanding of Kubernetes concepts and API resources
  • Familiarity with a Unix environment, bash commands, and a command line-based text editor (optimally vim) and YAML

Outline

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Exam Details and Resources
  • Exam objectives and curriculum
  • Candidate skills and the exam environment
  • Time management tips and tricks
  • Additional resources
  • Practice exams
  • Your main learning objective
Core Concepts
  • Kubernetes object creation and management
  • understanding pods
  • inspecting and configuring pods
  • Creating and inspecting a pod
Configuration
  • ConfigMaps
  • Secrets
  • Resource boundaries
  • Declare service accounts
  • Create a pod to use a ConfigMap
  • Create a pod to use a secret
  • Create SecurityContexts for a pod
  • Define a pod’s resource boundaries
  • Use a service account
Multicontainer Pods
  • Multiple containers in a pod
  • Init containers
  • Sidecar patterns
  • Adapter patterns
  • Patterns
  • Create an init container
  • Implement the adapter pattern
Observability
  • Readiness probes
  • Liveness probes
  • Debugging existing pods
  • Define a pod’s readiness probe and liveness probe
  • Fix a misconfigured pod
Pod Design
  • Labels
  • Annotations
  • Deployments
  • Jobs
  • CronJobs
  • Define and query labels and annotations
  • Perform rolling updates and scale a deployment
  • Create a scheduled container operation
Services and Networking
  • Services
  • Deployments
  • Network policies
  • Route traffic to pods inside and outside of a cluster
  • Restrict access to and from a pod
State Persistence
  • Volumes
  • PersistentVolumes
Conclusion

Training Materials

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

Software Requirements

A machine with access to a Kubernetes cluster, either local or remote (The recommended setup is to install minikube and kubectl.)



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