Kubernetes for Developers - CKAD Edition

Public Training

This two-day Kubernetes training provides students with hands-on experience in describing an application architecture as a Kubernetes object, as well as introduces the tools for maintaining those objects. With step-by steps instructions, attendees will look into containerizing applications, deploying workloads in Kubernetes, as well as managing configuration.

Kubernetes for Developers - CKAD Edition

Duration

2 days

Delivery format

Online, Hands-on, Instructor-led

Price

$1,300

Who should attend

  • Developers, DevOps engineers, and application architects

Why enroll

Transfer an application from code to a container running in Kubernetes

Acquire experience in different approaches to deploying Kubernetes workloads

Learn to enable application stability, manage configuration, ensure statefulness, and implement repeatable deployments

Benefits

Remote training requirements

  • Access to Zoom. You can install a client (preferable) or use a web application.
  • Access to either Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Google Cloud Platform (GCP). The accounts will be provided.
  • Access to GitHub.

Training program

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Day 1: Workload basics

8 hours

  • Introduction

    0.5 hour

    Theory

    • Useful links for the course
    • The agenda and schedule
    • The methodology of the training
  • Introduction to Kubernetes

    0.5 hour

    Theory

    • An introduction to Kubernetes
    • Benefits
  • Kubernetes architecture

    0.5 hour

    Theory

    • Kubernetes components

    Practice

    • Launching Kubernetes on Google Kubernetes Engine
  • Kubernetes API objects

    0.5 hour

    Theory

    • Pods
    • Deployments
    • StatefulSets
    • DaemonSets
    • Jobs
    • ConfigMaps
    • Other objects

    Practice

    • Introducing API objects and providing a basic layout
    • Demonstrating kubectl explain, exploring various objects
  • Containers

    1.5 hours

    Theory

    • An introduction to containers

    Practice

    • Packaging a sample application into a Docker image
    • Running an application in a container
    • Exposing ports
    • Mounting volumes
  • Pods

    1 hour

    Theory

    • Pods
    • Pod’s life cycle

    Practice

    • Deploying a sample application to Kubernetes
    • Deploying a pod with a custom image
    • Using the exec command to connect to the deployed container, running inside a pod
  • Colocating containers

    0.5 hour

    Theory

    • A multi-container pod design
    • Kubernetes patterns (Ambassador, Adapter, and Sidecar)

    Practice

    • Deploying an init container that runs application database migrations
  • Scaling, rolling out/back deployment updates

    1.5 hours

    Theory

    • Deployments
    • How to update/roll back deployments

    Practice

    • Redeploying a sample application using a Deployment object
    • Scaling a Deployment
    • Updating and rolling out a Deployment
    • Viewing Deployment history
    • Rolling back a Deployment
  • Services

    1 hour

    Theory

    • Service types
    • Service discovery (the env command, DNS)

    Practice

    • Connecting sample application components together using a Service
    • Using the DNS service discovery
    • Using the LoadBalancer service to expose an application
    • Implementing a blue-green deployment pattern (optional)
  • Labels, selectors, and annotations

    0.5 hour

    Theory

    • Labels and selectors

    Practice

    • Deploying a pod with an assigned label
    • Using selectors with labels

Day 2: Advanced workload topics

8 hours

  • Batch processing

    0.5 hour

    Theory

    • Jobs
    • CronJobs

    Practice

    • Creating a CronJob to enable automated backup of the sample application database
  • Configuration management

    1 hour

    Theory

    • ConfigMaps
    • Secrets
    • Exposing Secrets and ConfigMaps into a container

    Practice

    • Modifying a sample application to use a Secret to externalize application credentials
  • Health checks

    1 hour

    Theory

    • An introduction to health checks
    • LivenessProbe and readinessProbe
    • Health check types (the exec command, TCP connections, and HTTP requests)

    Practice

    • Defining a custom livenessProbe
    • Defining a custom readinessProbe
    • Testing the workability of the probes
  • Container resource usage management

    0.5 hour

    Theory

    • Resource types
    • Limits
    • Requests

    Practice

    • Setting limits on a sample application
    • Testing the limits, observing the results
  • Persistent data

    1 hour

    Theory

    • Persistence in Kubernetes
    • PersistentVolumes and PersistentVolumeClaims
    • Storage classes

    Practice

    • Using a PersistentVolume to store data of a sample application
  • Logging and monitoring

    0.5 hour

    Theory

    • Kubernetes logging and monitoring architectures
    • Logging patterns (the sidecar pattern, a node agent, etc.)

    Practice

    • Observing logs with kubectl
    • Observing metrics with Stackdriver
    • Observing logs with Stackdriver
  • Service accounts

    0.5 hour

    Theory

    • How to configure service accounts for pods
  • Security contexts

    0.75 hour

    Theory

    • How to configure a security context for a pod or container
  • Network policies

    0.75 hour

    Theory

    • How to declare network policies

    Practice

  • A brief for CKAD

    0.5 hour

    Theory

    • The Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) format
    • The curriculum
    • Recommendations
  • Debugging

    0.5 hour

    Theory

    • How to troubleshoot your applications

    Practice

    • Deploying a broken application
    • Fixing it
  • Game: “You are an architect.” (optional)

    0.5 hour

    Theory

    • A review of the topics discussed. Using a whiteboard, we will describe an application with Kubernetes objects.

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  • A tool to transfer files over SSH (like scp)
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  • Internet connection (outgoing connections on TCP ports 22, 80, 8080, and 443)
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    Yes, we offer discounts of up to 20% off for early birds who register for the training in advance. Each discount tier has a limited number of seats and all of our discounts are available in limited quantities. Once we sell all of our discounted seats, we move to full price.

  • Do you offer group discounts?

    Yes, we also offer a discount for groups of 3 or more people who register together.

  • What size are the groups?

    The standard group size is 7-10 people. Small class sizes provide students unparalleled access to instructors. This way each student can have enough attention and assistance from the instructor.

    Note: The class is contingent upon having 7 attendees. If there aren’t enough students, we will offer you to attend the class in a different location or make a full refund. That is also the reason why we ask not to buy flight tickets before the class is confirmed.

  • I need to travel to participate in training. Do you help with visa?

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    If your application is declined, we will refund the ticket, except for a small administrative fee.

  • What services do you offer after the training?

    Advanced training options or classes on different domain to widen your expertise and technical skill set (Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, Microservices)

  • Why should I trust Altoros Training?

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    Our trainers are first of all engineers and developers who build Kubernetes solutions for our clients on daily basis

    We’ve already trained 500+ people all over the world.

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