Kubernetes Administration

This course covers the core concepts typically used to build and administer a Kubernetes cluster in production, using vendor-independent tools. We build a cluster, determine network configuration, grow the cluster, deploy applications and configure the storage, security and other objects necessary for typical use. It offers exposure to the many skills necessary to administer Kubernetes in a production environment.

This course is excellent preparation for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam.


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Course Overview

In this course you’ll learn how to install and configure a production-grade Kubernetes cluster, from network configuration to upgrades to making deployments available via services. Also handle the ongoing tasks necessary for Kubernetes administration.


Course Details

  • Delivery Method: classroom course
  • Duration: 4 days of instructor-led class time
  • Hands-on labs & Assignments
  • Ressources & Course Manual
  • Experience level: Intermediate


After the course you will receive a certification of completion


Course Outline

  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. Basics of Kubernetes
  • Chapter 3. Installation and Configuration
  • Chapter 4. Kubernetes Architecture
  • Chapter 5. APIs and Access
  • Chapter 6. API Objects
  • Chapter 7. Managing State With Deployments
  • Chapter 8. Services
  • Chapter 9. Volumes and Data
  • Chapter 10. Ingress
  • Chapter 11. Scheduling
  • Chapter 12. Logging and Troubleshooting
  • Chapter 13. Custom Resource Definition
  • Chapter 14. Kubernetes Federation
  • Chapter 15. Helm
  • Chapter 16. Security



Students should have an understanding of Linux administration skills, comfortable using the command line. They must be able to edit files using a command-line text editor.