Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), 2nd Edition

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13+ Hours of Video Instruction

More than 13 hours of deep-dive training to learn how to run applications on Kubernetes and pass the CKAD exam.

Overview

Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Complete Video Course (Video Training), 2nd Edition provides more than 13 hours of video instruction for IT professionals preparing to take the CKAD exam. Each lesson ends with a hands-on lab so you can test your knowledge. The author teaches using lightboard lectures that pinpoint key topics while also exploring the concepts needed to pass the exam and do the work of a Kubernetes professional. This industry-recognized certification requires an in-depth knowledge of how to develop, create, manage, store, and troubleshoot Kubernetes applications.

Using containers has become the standard for running applications on any platform. Developers today are required to create applications that run on a container, which is managed by the Kubernetes platform. The Certified Kubernetes Application Developer exam prepares the developer for this task. Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Complete Video Course covers all the core aspects of working with containers in Kubernetes and preparing for the industry standard CKAD exam.

Topics Include
  • Module 1: Container Fundamentals
  • Module 2: Kubernetes Essentials
  • Module 3: Building and Exposing Scalable Applications
  • Module 4: Advanced Kubernetes
  • Module 5: Certified Kubernetes Practice Exams
About the Instructor

Sander van Vugt has many years of experience working with, writing about, and teaching Linux and Open Source topics. He is the author of the best-selling Red Hat RHCSA Cert Guide and the Red Hat RHCSA Complete Video Course, along with many other titles on topics that include RHCE, Bash, Kubernetes, Ansible, and more. Sander also works as a Linux instructor, teaching on-site and online classes for customers around the world.

Skill Level
  • Beginner to intermediate
Learn How To
  • Best prepare to pass the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) exam
  • Run applications in containers
  • Develop, create, manage, store, and troubleshoot Kubernetes applications
  • Manage API options
  • Manage pods
  • Manage deployment and networking
  • Manage ingress
  • Manage Kubernetes resource storage
  • Manage ConfigMaps and Secrets
  • Troubleshoot Kubernetes
  • Use the Helm Package Manager
  • Work with custom resources
  • Implement blue/green deployments
  • Implement canary deployments
  • Use operators
Who Should Take This Course
  • IT administrators
  • DevOps engineers
  • Software developers
  • IT architects
  • Hybrid cloud administrators
Course Requirements
  • A working knowledge of Linux
  • A basic understanding of containers
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Table of contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD): Introduction
  2. Module 1: Container Fundamentals
    1. Module introduction
  3. Lesson 1: Understanding and Using Containers
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 1.1 What is a Container
    3. 1.2 Understanding Registries
    4. 1.3 Starting Containers
    5. 1.4 Managing Containers
    6. 1.5 Managing Container Images
    7. 1.6 Understanding Container Logging
    8. Lesson 1 Lab Using Containers
    9. Lesson 1 Lab Solution Using Containers
  4. Lesson 2: Managing Container Images
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 2.1 Understanding Image Architecture
    3. 2.2 Tagging Container Images
    4. 2.3 Understanding Image Creation Options
    5. 2.4 Using Dockerfile to Build Custom Images
    6. 2.5 Creating Images with docker commit
    7. Lesson 2 Lab Creating Custom Container Images
    8. Lesson 2 Lab Solution Creating Custom Container Images
  5. Lesson 3: Understanding Kubernetes
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 3.1 Understanding Kubernetes Core Functions
    3. 3.2 Understanding Kubernetes Origins
    4. 3.3 Using Kubernetes in Google Cloud
    5. 3.4 Understanding Kubernetes Management Interfaces
    6. 3.5 Understanding Kubernetes Architecture
    7. 3.6 Exploring Essential API Resources
    8. Lesson 3 Lab Exploring Kubernetes API Resources
    9. Lesson 3 Lab Solution Exploring Kubernetes API Resources
  6. Lesson 4: Creating a Lab Environment
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 4.1 Understanding Kubernetes Deployment Options
    3. 4.2 Understanding Minikube
    4. 4.3 Installing Minikube on Ubuntu
    5. 4.4 Installing Minikube on Windows
    6. 4.5 Installing Minikube on macOS
    7. 4.6 Verifying Minikube is Working
    8. 4.7 Running Your First Application
    9. Lesson 4 Lab Setting up a Lab Environment
    10. Lesson 4 Lab Solution Setting up a Lab Environment
  7. Module 2: Kubernetes Essentials
    1. Module introduction
  8. Lesson 5: Managing Pod Basic Features
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 5.1 Understanding Pods
    3. 5.2 Understanding YAML
    4. 5.3 Generating YAML Files
    5. 5.4 Understanding and Configuring Multi-Container Pods
    6. 5.5 Managing Init Containers
    7. 5.6 Using NameSpaces
    8. Lesson 5 Lab Managing Pods
    9. Lesson 5 Lab Solution Managing Pods
  9. Lesson 6: Managing Pod Advanced Features
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 6.1 Exploring Pod State with kubectl describe
    3. 6.2 Using Pod Logs for Application Troubleshooting
    4. 6.3 Using Port Forwarding to Access Pods
    5. 6.4 Understanding and Configuring SecurityContext
    6. 6.5 Managing Jobs
    7. 6.6 Managing Cron Jobs
    8. 6.7 Managing Resource Limitations and Quota
    9. 6.8 Cleaning up Resources
    10. Lesson 6 Lab Managing Pod Advanced Features
    11. Lesson 6 Lab Solution Managing Pod Advanced Features
  10. Module 3: Building and Exposing Scalable Applications
    1. Module introduction
  11. Lesson 7: Managing Deployments
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 7.1 Understanding Deployments
    3. 7.2 Managing Deployment Scalability
    4. 7.3 Understanding Deployment Updates
    5. 7.4 Understanding Labels, Selectors, and Annotations
    6. 7.5 Managing Update Strategy
    7. 7.6 Managing Deployment History
    8. 7.7 Understanding Deployment Alternatives
    9. 7.8 Bonus Topic: Understanding AutoScaling
    10. Lesson 7 Lab Managing Deployments
    11. Lesson 7 Lab Solution Managing Deployments
  12. Lesson 8: Managing Networking
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 8.1 Understanding Kubernetes Networking
    3. 8.2 Understanding Services
    4. 8.3 Creating Services
    5. 8.4 Using Service Resources in Microservices
    6. 8.5 Understanding Services and DNS
    7. Lesson 8 Lab Managing Services
    8. Lesson 8 Lab Solution Managing Services
  13. Lesson 9: Managing Ingress
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 9.1 Understanding Ingress
    3. 9.2 Configuring the Minikube Ingress Controller
    4. 9.3 Using Ingress
    5. 9.4 Configuring Ingress Rules
    6. 9.5 Understanding IngressClass
    7. 9.6 Understanding and Configuring Network Policies
    8. Lesson 9 Lab Using Ingress
    9. Lesson 9 Lab Solution Using Ingress
  14. Lesson 10: Managing Storage
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 10.1 Understanding Kubernetes Storage Options
    3. 10.2 Configuring Volume Storage
    4. 10.3 Configuring PV Storage
    5. 10.4 Configuring PVCs
    6. 10.5 Configuring Pod Storage with PV and PVC
    7. 10.6 Understanding StorageClass
    8. Lesson 10 Lab Setting up Storage
    9. Lesson 10 Lab Solution Setting up Storage
  15. Lesson 11: Managing ConfigMaps and Secrets
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 11.1 Providing Variables to Kubernetes Applications
    3. 11.2 Understanding Why Decoupling is Important
    4. 11.3 Providing Variables with ConfigMaps
    5. 11.4 Providing Configuration Files with ConfigMaps
    6. 11.5 Understanding Secrets
    7. 11.6 Understanding How Kubernetes Uses Secrets
    8. 11.7 Configuring Applications to Use Secrets
    9. 11.8 Configuring the Docker Registry Access Secret
    10. Lesson 11 Lab Using ConfigMaps and Secrets
    11. Lesson 11 Lab Solution Using ConfigMaps and Secrets
  16. Module 4: Advanced Kubernetes
    1. Module introduction
  17. Lesson 12: Using the API
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 12.1 Understanding the Kubernetes API
    3. 12.2 Using curl to Work with API Resources
    4. 12.3 Understanding API Deprecations
    5. 12.4 Understanding Authentication and Authorization
    6. 12.5 Understanding API Access and Service Accounts
    7. 12.6 Configuring a ServiceAccount
    8. Lesson 12 Lab Configuring a ServiceAccount
    9. Lesson 12 Lab Solution Configuring a ServiceAccount
  18. Lesson 13: Deploying Applications the DevOps Way
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 13.1 Using the Helm Package Manager
    3. 13.2 Working with Helm Charts
    4. 13.3 Using Kustomize
    5. 13.4 Implementing Blue/Green Deployments
    6. 13.5 Implement Canary Deployments
    7. 13.6 Understanding Custom Resource Definitions
    8. 13.7 Using Operators
    9. 13.8 Using StatefulSets
    10. Lesson 13 Lab Deploying Kubernetes Applications the DevOps Way
    11. Lesson 13 Lab Solution Deploying Kubernetes Applications the DevOps Way
  19. Lesson 14: Troubleshooting Kubernetes
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 14.1 Determining a Troubleshooting Strategy
    3. 14.2 Analyzing Failing Applications
    4. 14.3 Analyzing Pod Access Problems
    5. 14.4 Monitoring Cluster Event Logs
    6. 14.5 Troubleshooting Authentication Problems
    7. 14.6 Using Probes
    8. Lesson 14 Lab Troubleshooting Kubernetes
    9. Lesson 14 Lab Solution Troubleshooting Kubernetes
  20. Module 5: Certified Kubernetes Practice Exam
    1. Module introduction
  21. Lesson 15: Practice Exam Questions
    1. Learning objectives
    2. 15.1 Exam Tips
    3. 15.2 Exam Question Overview
    4. 15.3 Working with NameSpaces
    5. 15.4 Finding Pods
    6. 15.5 Using ConfigMaps
    7. 15.6 Using Sidecars
    8. 15.7 Inspecting Containers
    9. 15.8 Using Probes
    10. 15.9 Creating a Deployment
    11. 15.10 Exposing Applications
    12. 15.11 Using Network Policies
    13. 15.12 Using Storage
    14. 15.13 Using Helm
    15. 15.14 Using Quota
    16. 15.15 Using ServiceAccount
  22. Summary
    1. Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD): Summary

Product information

  • Title: Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), 2nd Edition
  • Author(s): Sander van Vugt
  • Release date: January 2022
  • Publisher(s): Pearson IT Certification
  • ISBN: 0137841507