Certified Kubernetes Administrator - Agilitics


Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)


This course covers the core concepts typically used to build and administer a Kubernetes cluster in production, using vendor-independent tools. We build a cluster, determine network configuration, grow the cluster, deploy applications and configure the storage, security and other objects necessary for typical use. This course offers exposure to the many skills necessary to administer Kubernetes in a production environment and is excellent preparation for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam.

Duration: 4 days
Time: 9am to 5pm

What Will Be Taught For This CKA Course?

The Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) program 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. As one of the highest velocity open source projects, Kubernetes use is exploding.

1. Introduction

  1. Linux Foundation
  2. Linux Foundation Training
  3. Linux Foundation Certifications
  4. Linux Foundation Digital Badges
  5. Laboratory Exercises, Solutions and Resources
  6. Distribution Details
  7. Labs

2. Basics of Kubernetes

  1. Define Kubernetes
  2. Cluster Structure
  3. Adoption
  4. Project Governance and CNCF
  5. Labs

3. Installation and Configuration

  1. Getting Started With Kubernetes
  2. Minikube
  3. kubeadm
  4. More Installation Tools
  5. Labs

4. Kubernetes Architecture

  1. Kubernetes Architecture
  2. Networking
  3. Other Cluster Systems
  4. Labs

5. APIs and Access

  1. API Access
  2. Annotations
  3. Working with A Simple Pod
  4. kubectl and API
  5. Swagger and OpenAPI
  6. Labs

6. API Objects

  1. API Objects
  2. The v1 Group
  3. API Resources
  4. RBAC APIs
  5. Labs

7. Managing State With Deployments

  1. Deployment Overview
  2. Managing Deployment States
  3. Deployments and Replica Sets
  4. DaemonSets
  5. Labels
  6. Labs

8. Services

  1. Overview
  2. Accessing Services
  3. DNS
  4. Labs

9. Volumes and Dataervices

  1. Volumes Overview
  2. Volumes
  3. Persistent Volumes
  4. Rook
  5. Passing Data To Pods
  6. ConfigMaps
  7. Labs

10. Ingress

  1. Overview
  2. Ingress Controller
  3. Ingress Rules
  4. Service Mesh
  5. Labs

11. Scheduling

  1. Overview
  2. Scheduler Settings
  3. Policies
  4. Affinity Rules
  5. Taints and Tolerations
  6. Labs

12. Logging and Troubleshooting

  1. Overview
  2. Troubleshooting Flow
  3. Basic Start Sequence
  4. Monitoring
  5. Logging
  6. Troubleshooting Resources
  7. Labs

13. Custom Resource Definition

  1. Overview
  2. Custom Resource Definitions
  3. Aggregated APIs
  4. Labs

14. Helm

  1. Overview
  2. Helm
  3. Using Helm
  4. Labs

15. Security

  1. Overview
  2. Accessing the API
  3. Authentication and Authorization
  4. Admission Controller
  5. Pod Policies
  6. Network Policies
  7. Labs

16. High Availability

  1. Overview
  2. Stacked Database
  3. External Database
  4. Labs

17. Closing and Evaluation Survey

There are no pre-requisites for this exam.

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