Orchestrating Containers with Kubernetes

In this and the following few chapters, we will cover the most important and perhaps the hardest part of the KCNA certification – Kubernetes Fundamentals. It makes up almost half (46%) of the total exam questions, so it’s crucial to understand all the details. We’ll take it one step at a time, and we’ll also get practical experience with Kubernetes that will help you to memorize everything you need to pass the exam.

In this chapter, we’ll learn about the features and the basics of the K8s architecture, its API, components, and the smallest deployable unit called a Pod. We will install and run Kubernetes locally with the help of the minikube project to support us along the way.

The topics we’re going ...

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