Kubernetes in 7 Days

Video description

Kubernetes allows you to deploy cloud-native applications anywhere and manage them exactly as you like everywhere. Kubernetes is a core tool in DevOps; it gives you the ability to schedule and manage containers (Docker or otherwise) at scale.

This course will help you to unravel the potential of Kubernetes in the shortest amount of time. You will begin by creating your first Kubernetes cluster using Minikube. Then move on to exploring Kubernetes in some more detail and build a complex cluster. By the 4th Day, you will learn to enhance your cluster with a Grafana based monitoring dashboard in your application. Once you’ve acquired knowledge on dashboards, explore how a Kubernetes cluster provisions storage to its applications and learn how to secure them. Finally, learn to create a CI/CD pipeline to build and deploy your applications.

If you are looking to deploy and manage your application on the market's leading platform (Kubernetes) in the quickest possible time, then this course is for you!

What You Will Learn

  • Build your own container cluster and manage it
  • Secure the cluster and handle service discovery
  • Set up Kubernetes clusters and use its CLI tools
  • Monitor Kubernetes clusters and run a highly available Kubernetes
  • Manage your applications with large-scale container orchestration
  • Secure Kubernetes using an access and identity management server
  • Deploy an automation server and create a Pipeline as Code solution to build and deploy an application
  • Package your applications using Helm
  • Access your services externally by using Ingress


This course targets developers, architects, and other technologists who would like to gain hands-on experience with deploying and managing a market-leading cloud platform. This course is also valuable for anyone who is planning or running containers in production. A basic Knowledge of Linux and Docker will be beneficial but not mandatory.

About The Author

Des Drury: Des Drury is a passionate technologist with many years' experience in all aspects of datacenter infrastructure, automation, programming languages, and developer workflows. He is:

• Co-organizer of the Melbourne Kubernetes Meetup

• Author of Open Datacentre, a Kubernetes distribution with numerous datacenter workloads;

• A Kubernetes evangelist from the early days of its release;

• Passionate about helping teams to understand complex technology

• Teaches the skills required for team members to solve their own problems

• An excellent communicator and enjoys helping people, passing on knowledge, and improving processes

He has also built numerous tools that have been adopted as enterprise solutions, and has received a number of awards

Product information

  • Title: Kubernetes in 7 Days
  • Author(s): Des Drury
  • Release date: September 2018
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781789130881