Join Kubernetes Deep Dive Training in Chicago to understand how everything fits together to run distributed applications in Kubernetes and learn how to start designing and operating application orchestration solutions.
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[TRAINING] Kubernetes Deep Dive: Chicago


September 17 - September 20

Why this training?

This four-day course teaches students both fundamental and advanced Kubernetes topics in the first three days. Students will deploy Kubernetes cluster to GCP using kops, learn how to store configuration in ConfigMaps and internals of the cluster networking. They will be able to efficiently deploy and operate their applications on top of the cloud-native platform. The fourth day is deep dive into Kubernetes internals including kubelet, API server, scheduling algorithm and networking model. After completing the course students are able to design and implement Kubernetes clusters effectively.

Who should attend?

The target audience is the operators and DevOps engineers who are planning to bootstrap and operate fault tolerant Kubernetes clusters in production.

Training program

On Day 1 trainees will learn about :

  • Containers;
  • Kubernetes Basics;
  • Kubernetes Architecture;
  • Pods;
  • Health Checks;

Day 2 covers such topics as:

  • Labels and selectors;
  • Deployments;
  • Services;
  • Secrets and ConfigMaps;
  • Managing state with deployments;

On the third day students will learn about:

  • Namespaces and RBAC;
  • Helm;
  • Volumes and data;
  • Security;
  • Networking;
  • Ingress;

On Day 4 learners will discover :

  • What Kubernetes Architecture Deep Dive is;
  • How to manage infrastructure using terraform.
You can find more detailed program HERE
Course objectives

The course is intended to onboard operators and DevOps engineers to the Kubernetes platform, providing the students with:

  • An understanding of how Kubernetes handles container-based distributed workloads.
  • Practical skills required to spin up a Kubernetes cluster.
  • The experience required to successfully operate and manage Kubernetes clusters.
  • At the end of the training, attendees will understand how everything fits together to run distributed applications in Kubernetes and learn how to start designing and operating application orchestration solutions
Christian Hercules

Christian Hercules is a Cloud Foundry Solutions Architect at Altoros with 18+ years experience in IT industry. He has served in various industries which include public schools, universities, financial sector, and online dating. He has also served in different roles such as Computer Technician, Windows System Administrator, Unix System Administrator, Linux Administrator, Systems Engineer, Release Engineer, DevOps Engineer, Cloud Architect, Lead, and Manager. Christian has certifications in A+, MCP, CCNA, AWS, and GCP. He has a passion for automation with Bash, Ruby, Perl, Python, and Go. He has to manage Cloud Foundry in an enterprise setting with CoreLogic, and has in-depth experience with Bosh. He has also implemented Kubernetes solutions, presentations, and training.

Need a private training for your team?

You can request private training for your team in your city and/or in your company, and we’ll do our best to make it happen. Fill in the form below and we’ll contact you once a training is scheduled in your desired location.

You can also adjust the training agenda to your specific needs. Visit our tailored private Kubernetes training page and create your own program.

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