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Certified Kubernetes CKAD & CKA (Video Collection)

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  • Copyright 2022
  • Edition: 1st
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-792947-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-792947-4

A full deep-dive training to learn how to run applications on Kubernetes and pass the CKAD and CKA exams!

More than 24 Hours of Video Instruction

This master class includes the following courses:
* Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), 2nd Edition
* Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), 2nd Edition

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.

Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Complete Video Course provides 11 hours of video instruction for IT professionals--including IT administrators, DevOps engineers, software developers, IT architects, and hybrid cloud administrators--preparing to take the CKA exam, which requires an in-depth knowledge of how to develop, create, manage, store, and troubleshoot Kubernetes applications.

The course includes labs, demonstrations, and lightboard explanations by Sander van Vugt, who has presented on dozens of Linux and Kubernetes courses. He introduces containers and Kubernetes, and moves through the process of creating, managing, and storing applications. He provides labs on setting up and managing clusters, and you'll also learn how to troubleshoot Kubernetes applications and cluster nodes. Sander shows how to manage deployments, services, ingress, and setting up storage, and walks through key troubleshooting scenarios. He ends the course with a sample exam for the user to practice before taking the real thing.

Course Requirements
* One (virtual) machine running Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, or Rocky Linux 8.x to perform the labs about Podman containers
* A computer running any operating system with at least 16GB RAM to run the CodeReady Containers Virtual Machine
* Students should be able to run a virtual machine that requires 12GB of RAM

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Table of Contents

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

Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA), 2nd Edition
Module 1: Getting Started
Lesson 1: Understanding Kubernetes
1.1 Understanding Kubernetes Core Functions
1.2 Understanding Kubernetes API Objects
1.3 Understanding Kubernetes Architecture
Lesson 2: Options for Using Kubernetes
2.1 Building a Kubernetes Cluster
2.2 Using Kubernetes in Public Cloud
2.3 Using Minikube
Lesson 3: Creating a Kubernetes Cluster
3.1 Understanding Cluster Node Requirements
3.2 Using kubeadm to Build a Cluster
3.3 Understanding Node Networking Requirements
3.4 Understanding kubectl Client Configuration
Module 2: Managing Pods and Deployments
Lesson 4: Understanding API Access and Commands
4.1 Understanding the Kubernetes API
4.2 Understanding Core Kubernetes Objects
4.3 Using Options to Explore the API
4.4 Using kubectl to Manage API Objects
4.5 Using YAML Files to Define API Objects
4.6 Using curl to Work with API Objects
4.7 Using Other Commands
Lesson 5: Running Pods by Using Deployments
5.1 Understanding Namespaces
5.2 Managing Pods and Deployments
5.3 Managing Deployment Scalability
5.4 Understanding Labels and Annotations
5.5 Managing Rolling Updates
5.6 Managing Deployment History
5.7 Using Init Containers
5.8 Managing StatefulSets
5.9 Using DaemonSets
Lesson 6: Managing Storage
6.1 Understanding Kubernetes Storage Options
6.2 Configuring Pod Volumes
6.3 Configuring PV Storage
6.4 Configuring PVCs
6.5 Configuring Pod Storage with PV and PVC
6.6 Using StorageClass
6.7 Understanding ConfigMaps and Secrets
6.8 Managing ConfigMaps
6.9 Managing Secrets
Lesson 7: Managing Pod Networking
7.1 Understanding Pod Networking
7.2 Understanding Pod-to-Pod Communication
7.3 Understanding Service Networking
7.4 Configuring Service Networking
7.5 Managing ExternalName Service Objects
7.6 Understanding Ingress
7.7 Adding Traefik Ingress to a kubeadm Cluster
7.8 Creating Ingress Resources
Module 3: Managing Kubernetes Clusters
Lesson 8: Managing API Object Specifications
8.1 Understanding Custom Resources
8.2 Understanding Operators
8.3 Adding Custom Resources
Lesson 9: Managing Scheduling
9.1 Managing Scheduler Settings
9.2 Managing Scheduler Policies
9.3 Using nodeSelector
9.4 Managing Node Affinity
9.5 Managing Pod Affinity
9.6 Managing Taints and Tolerations
9.7 Managing Resource Restrictions
Lesson 10: Managing Security Settings
10.1 Understanding API Access
10.2 Understanding Authentication
10.3 Understanding Authorization Modes
10.4 Managing Security Contexts
10.5 Managing Kubernetes User Accounts
10.6 Managing ServiceAccount
Lesson 11: Managing Networking
11.1 Understanding Kubernetes Networking
11.2 Managing the CNI
11.3 Managing Network Plugins
11.4 Managing Kubernetes DNS
11.5 Managing Network Policies
Lesson 12: Managing Cluster Nodes
12.1 Adding a Node to the Cluster
12.2 Rebooting Cluster Nodes
12.3 Removing Cluster Nodes
12.4 Analyzing and Monitoring Node Status
12.5 Using kubectl drain and cordon
12.6 Configuring Static Pods
12.7 Managing the etcd Database
Lesson 13: Logging, Monitoring, and Troubleshooting
13.1 Monitoring Kubernetes Resources
13.2 Using kubectl describe and kubectl logs
13.3 Understanding Pod States
13.4 Troubleshooting Cluster Resources
13.5 Monitoring Cluster Resource Logs
13.6 Troubleshooting Client Issues
13.7 Troubleshooting Stuck in Termination
Lesson 14: Advanced Cluster Management
14.1 Performing a Version Update on a Kubernetes Cluster
14.2 Managing a Highly-available Kubernetes Cluster
14.3 Installing a Highly-available Kubernetes Cluster
Module 4: Sample Exam
Lesson 15: Sample Exam Questions
15.1 Exam Tips
15.2 Exam Question Overview
15.3 Creating a Cluster
15.4 Creating a Pod
15.5 Creating a Pod with an init Container
15.6 Configuring Storage
15.7 Running a Pod Once
15.8 Managing Updates
15.9 Using Labels
15.10 Using ConfigMaps
15.11 Running Parallel Pods
15.12 Mark a Node as Unavailable
15.13 Using Maintenance Mode
15.14 Backing up the Etcd Database
15.15 Using DNS
15.16 Configuring a Node to Autostart a Pod
15.17 Finding the Pod with the Highest CPU Load
15.18 Creating a NetworkPolicy
15.19 Configuring a High Availability Cluster


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