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Kubernetes Foundations

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  • Course Code EDU-VKUB
  • Duration 2 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

This two-day course is the first step in learning about Containers and Kubernetes. Through a series of lectures and lab exercises, the fundamental concepts of Kubernetes will be presented and put to practice by containerizing and deploying a two-tier application into Kubernetes.

Skills Gained

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Build, test, and publish Docker container images
  • Become familiar with authoring YAML files and its syntax
  • Understand Kubernetes core user-facing concepts, including Pods, Services, and Deployments
  • Use kubectl the Kubernetes CLI, and become familiar with its commands and options
  • Understand the architecture of Kubernetes (Control plane and its components, worker nodes, and kubelet)
  • Learn to debug issues with application deployments on Kubernetes
  • Apply resource requests, limits, and probes to deployments
  • Manage dynamic application configuration using ConfigMaps and Secrets
  • Deploy other workloads, including StatefulSets, DaemonSets, Jobs, CronJobs
  • Learn about user-facing security best practices using ServiceAccounts, RBAC, and NetworkPolicies

Who Can Benefit

  • Anyone involved with using or building a Kubernetes cluster

Prerequisites

  • Linux concepts and command line proficiency
  • General networking proficiency

Course Details

Outline

Introduction to Containers

  • What and Why Containers
  • Building images
  • Running containers
  • Debugging containers
  • Registry and image management

Kubernetes Fundamentals

  • Why Kubernetes?
  • YAML
  • Pods
  • Services
  • Deployments

Kubernetes Architecture & Troubleshooting

  • Cluster architecture
  • Cluster components
  • Namespaces
  • Debugging 101

Deployment Management

  • Application deployment strategies
  • Controlling active deployments

Pod and Container Configurations

  • Resource requests, limits, and quotas
  • Probes

Kubernetes Networking

  • Pod networking
  • Services deep dive
  • Ingress controllers

Kubectl and Resource Organization

  • kubeconfig
  • Namespaces deep dive
  • Labels
  • Node/Pod affinity
  • Taints/Tolerations

Stateful Applications

  • Persistent storage
  • StatefulSets

Dynamic Application Configuration

  • Docker dynamic configuration
  • ConfigMaps
  • Secrets

Additional Workloads

  • Jobs
  • CronJobs
  • DaemonSets

Security

  • Service accounts
  • Role-Based access control
  • Network policies
  • SecurityContext

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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