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Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Certification BootCamp

Duration: 4 Days


This course aims to help participants prepare for Certified Kubernetes Administrator examination by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Hence the outline is derived out of the CKA curriculum published by CNCF and the entire course is based on Kubernetes clusters built using Kubeadm and by using Kubernetes version 1.14

Kubernetes Essentials course and Certified Kubernetes Application Developer course are mandatory pre-requisite to take up prior to taking this course, as many of the essential topics of CKA are covered as part of Kubernetes Essentials course and CKAD course.

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  • Creating a Kubernetes cluster with version 1.14 of Kubernetes using Kubeadm
  • Understand how scheduling happens in Kubernetes
  • Understand security measures in your Kubernetes cluster
  • Performing Installation, Configuration and Validation of a HA Cluster
  • CKA exam overview
  • Understanding various troubleshooting scenarios in Kubernetes
  • Understand how to manage Logging and Monitoring in Kubernetes
  • Practice cluster maintenance scenarios
  • Deep dive into Kubernetes networking
  • Understanding package management with Helm

Who Should Attend

  • Developers who wish to containerize software applications
  • Administrators who are new to container technology and container orchestration
  • Architects who are considering using container technologies in software architectures


  • Knowledge of basic unix / linux commands will be good to have
  • Valid AWS account and individual credentials to create EC2 instances
  • Should have knowledge to create AWS EC2 instances and should know how to access EC2 instances via SSH

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Kubernetes installation using Kubeadm tool
    • Installing Kubeadm development environment in EC2 machines
    • Creating a Kubernetes Cluster using Kubeadm commands
  • Scheduling
    • Understand how resource limits can affect Pod Scheduling
    • Understand how to run multiple schedulers and how to configure Pods to use them
    • Manually schedule a pod without a scheduler
    • Display scheduler events
    • Know how to configure the Kubernetes scheduler
  • Security
    • Know how to configure authentication and authorization
    • Understand Kubernetes security primitives
    • Know to configure network policies
    • Create and manage TLS certificates for cluster components
    • Work with images securely
    • Define security contexts
    • Secure persistent key value store

Day 2

  • Troubleshooting
    • Troubleshoot application failure
    • Troubleshoot control plane failure
    • Troubleshoot worker node failure
    • Troubleshoot networking
  • Logging / Monitoring
    • Understand how to monitor all cluster components
    • Understand how to monitor applications
    • Manage cluster component logs
    • Manage application logs

Day 3

  • Cluster Maintenance
    • Understand Kubernetes cluster upgrade process
    • Facilitate operating system upgrades
    • Implement backup and restore methodologies
  • Installation, Configuration & Validation
    • Design a Kubernetes cluster
    • Install Kubernetes masters and nodes
    • Configure secure cluster communications
    • Configure a Highly-Available Kubernetes cluster
    • Know where to get the Kubernetes release binaries
    • Provision underlying infrastructure to deploy a Kubernetes cluster
    • Choose a network solution
    • Choose your Kubernetes infrastructure configuration
    • Run end-to-end tests on your cluster
    • Analyse end-to-end tests results
    • Run Node end-to-end tests

Day 4

  • Networking Deep Dive
    • Understand the networking configuration on the cluster nodes
    • Understand Pod networking concepts
    • Understand service networking
    • Deploy and configure network load balancer
    • Setting up Ingress Controller
    • Know how to use Ingress rules
    • Know how to configure and use the cluster DNS
    • Understand CNI
  • Helm and Production Tools
    • Installing Helm on Kubernetes
    • Understanding Helm Charts
    • Helm Hub
    • Installing Complex applications with Helm
  • CKA Overview
    • Overview of CKA Exam
    • Labs used during exam scenarios
    • How to register, prepare and take the CKA examination

About the Trainer

A Trainer will be Kubernetes Professional.

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  • 6 Mar 2021 - 14 Mar 2021 (Sat - Sun)
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