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Kubernetes Certification Training Course: Administrator (CKA)

Kubernetes Certification Training Course: Administrator (CKA)
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    Why enroll for CKA Certification?

    pay scale by Edureka courseThe Kubernetes orchestration engine powers some of the biggest and most complex deployments in the world.
    IndustriesAccording to a Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) report, Kubernetes is the go-to choice with 78% market share for container orchestration.
    Average Salary growth by Edureka courseAs per ziprecruiter.com, the average salary for a Kubernetes Administrator is $163,325 per year in the United States .

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    Why CKA Certification from edureka!

    Live Interactive Learning

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    • World-Class Instructors
    • Expert-Led Mentoring Sessions
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    • Course Access Never Expires
    • Free Access to Future Updates
    • Unlimited Access to Course Content
    24x7 Support

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    • One-On-One Learning Assistance
    • Help Desk Support
    • Resolve Doubts in Real-time
    Hands-On Project Based Learning

    Hands-On Project Based Learning

    • Industry-Relevant Projects
    • Course Demo Dataset & Files
    • Quizzes & Assignments
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    Skills Covered

    • KubeAPI server and scheduler
    • Kubectl commands
    • Kubernetes controllers
    • Securing Kubernetes cluster
    • Logging and monitoring clusters
    • Troubleshooting cluster failures

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    Kubernetes Course Curriculum

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    Kubernetes Core Concepts and Networking

    6 Topics

    Topics:

    • Kubernetes Core Concepts
    • Kubectl common commands
    • Understanding Pods
    • Configure network on cluster nodes
    • Pod Networking Concepts
    • Setting up a cluster - Kubernetes Certificates

    Hands-on:

    • Perform basic kubectl commands
    • Deploy pods and use init containers to pre-set an environment
    • Configure Kubernetes network using Calico
    • Use certificates to authenticate resources

    Skills You will Learn:

    • Basics of Kubernetes
    • Configure Kubernetes network using calico
    • Deploy Pods
    • Configure network on cluster nodes

    Kubernetes Services and Scheduling

    7 Topics

    Topics:

    • Services and Controllers
    • Service Networking
    • Deploy and configure network Load Balancer
    • Primitives necessary for self-healing apps
    • Effects of resource limiting on pod scheduling
    • Configure Kubernetes Scheduler
    • Running multiple Schedulers

    Hands-on:

    • Deploy different kinds of services
    • Deploy and configure a network load balancer
    • Configure the Kubernetes scheduler
    • Run multiple schedulers

    Skills You will Learn:

    • Deploy different kinds of services
    • Deploy and configure network Load Balancer
    • Working with Kubernetes Scheduler

    Kubernetes Controllers

    6 Topics

    Topics:

    • ReplicaSet and ReplicationController
    • DaemonSets
    • Deployments
    • Rolling updates and Rollbacks
    • Scaling applications
    • Ingress

    Hands-on:

    • Deploy different ReplicationControllers
    • Use DaemonSets on nodes
    • Manage pod updates using Deployments
    • Use HPA for dynamic workload management
    • Use Ingress controller and rules to manage network traffic

    Skills You will Learn:

    • Working with different Kubernetes controllers
    • Set up traffic routing rules using Ingress
    • Rolling updates and Rollbacks
    • Scaling applications

    Persistent Storage in Kubernetes

    7 Topics

    Topics:

    • PersistentVolume and PersistentVolumeClaim
    • Access modes for volumes
    • Primitives for PersistentVolumeClaim
    • Secrets and ConfigMaps in your pods
    • Storage classes
    • Headless services
    • StatefulSets

    Hands-on:

    • Deploy PersistentVolume and PersistentVolumeClaim
    • Use Secrets and ConfigMaps in your applications
    • Use StorageClass for dynamic storage allocation
    • Use stateful applications for sticky identities for pods
    • Deploy a highly available replicated MariaDB cluster

    Skills You will Learn:

    • Use persistent storage methods for stateful applications
    • Hide sensitive information using ConfigMaps and Secrets
    • Access modes for volumes

    Securing the Cluster

    5 Topics

    Topics:

    • Authentication
    • Authorization
    • Kubernetes security primitives
    • Configure Network Policies
    • Security Contexts

    Hands-on:

    • Create and use Roles and RoleBindings
    • Define custom Egress and Ingress policies
    • Use probes and configure a restart policy for pods
    • Define privilege and access control using security contexts

    Skills You will Learn:

    • Configure role-based access control (RBAC)
    • Configure custom network policies for pods
    • Authentication and Authorization
    • Kubernetes security primitives
    • Working with Network Policies

    Logging and Monitoring the Cluster

    5 Topics

    Topics:

    • Monitoring the cluster using Prometheus
    • Visualizing cluster logs using EFK stack
    • Jobs
    • ETCD operations
    • Helm Charts

    Hands-on:

    • Monitor cluster using Prometheus
    • Visualize logs using the EFK stack
    • Deploy jobs to run tasks to completion
    • Manage etcd cluster
    • Use Helm Charts

    Skills You will Learn

    • Cluster maintenance
    • Use Helm Charts to deploy applications
    • Visualizing cluster logs using EFK stack
    • Deploying Jobs

    Troubleshooting the Cluster

    2 Topics

    Topics:

    • Troubleshooting application failures
    • Troubleshooting cluster failures

    Skills You will Learn:

    • Handling and troubleshooting common cluster failures

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    CKA Certification Description

    What is the Kubernetes Certification Training?

    Edureka’s Kubernetes training is designed in reference to CNCF’s Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Exam. This Kubernetes certification course will give you an in-depth knowledge of various aspects of the Exam such as Kubernetes Core Concepts, Pod Scheduling, Kubernetes Networking, Logging, Monitoring, Cluster Security, and Troubleshooting. This Kubernetes training online will also provide you with a set of MCQs, demos, and an Exam-level Industry-grade project, which will help you prepare for the CKA exam.

    Who should go for this Kubernetes training?

    This Kubernetes course is specifically designed for:
  • Professionals aspiring to clear the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) program by CNCF
  • Professionals keen on advancing their career as DevOps Engineers
  • Individuals looking to establish their credibility and value in the market as Kubernetes Administrators
  • Principal Software Engineers
  • Cloud Professionals
  • Technical Leads

  • Why learn Kubernetes?

    Docker revolutionized the IT industry with the introduction of its Portable Lightweight Container Engine. More than 30% of the organizations in the IT industry have already adopted Docker, and the adoption rate is increasing by 40% every year. Over 50% of these environments are orchestrated. Kubernetes is the biggest player in the Container Orchestration world. Tools such as Docker Swarm and Mesos, which have been competitors of Kubernetes in the Container Orchestration market, have added support for Kubernetes within their ecosystems.

    What are the objectives of Edureka’s Kubernetes Course?

    After the completion of this Certified Kubernetes Administrator Training at Edureka, you will be able to:
  • Understand Kubernetes Core Concepts
  • Deploy a Kubernetes cluster
  • Secure cluster objects using TLS Certificates
  • Leverage Kubernetes Networking Concepts
  • Deploy Services and Load Balancers to route traffic
  • Implement different Pod Scheduling techniques
  • Use various Controllers to manage your applications
  • Create and use Persistent Storage for your applications
  • Secure your cluster against unauthorized access
  • Monitor and log your cluster events
  • Troubleshoot application and cluster failures

  • What are the pre-requisites for this Kubernetes Certification course?

    In order to be a Certified Kubernetes Administrator you must have knowledge of Docker Basics, Kubernetes concepts, and commands. To help you brush up on these skills, you will get a self-paced module on these concepts as pre-requisites in your LMS.

    What is the latest version of the CKA exam?

    The latest software version of the Certified Kubernetes Administrator exam is v1.19

    What is the Kubernetes certification Training cost?

    The CKA Certification Training cost is $269.

    What are the system requirements for this Kubernetes Training Online?

    Any system with 4GB of RAM and a decent HDD with the latest version of Windows, Linux, or MacOS is compatible. A free Tier GCP account will be used to perform all the demos. Edureka will help you set up the required software. The Installation Guides to set up the environment is available on the LMS.

    How will I execute the practicals in this CKA certification?

    All practicals as a part of this Kubernetes Training will run on Google Compute Engine (GCE) virtual machines. In case of any doubts, you can reach out to our 24x7 support team.

    Which project will be part of this Kubernetes Course?

    Edureka’s Certification Project for the CKA Training course has been designed to help you with the CKA Examination. The project is divided into eight units, each representing a domain in the CKA Exam. The weightage of units is aligned to the official CKA Exam pattern. The following units are included in the project:
  • Installation, Configuration, and Validation: Deploy a new cluster with a master node on a bare-metal machine leveraging the provided Container Network Interface (CNI) option and then add use kubeadm to attach new worker nodes to it.
  • Application Lifecycle Management: Manage applications deployed on the cluster using different controllers and operations such as rolling updates, rollbacks, and scaling.
  • Networking: Demonstrate different application/service discovery mechanisms in your cluster and deploy an ingress controller and ingress resource using specified rules for traffic routing.
  • Scheduling: Configure and manage pod scheduling on your cluster by using multiple schedulers, applying resource limiting filters, and deploying pods without using a scheduler.
  • Security: Secure the cluster in different ways using Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), network policies, and security contexts.
  • Cluster Maintenance: Perform cluster-level maintenance tasks such as upgrading the kubeadm library, backing up, and adding and removing nodes.
  • Logging and Monitoring: Log and monitor various cluster events and resources using the various commands at your disposal.
  • Storage: Create and use persistent storage mounts for your stateful application.

  • Kubernetes Certification

    The Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) certification  is designed to ensure that certification holders have the skills, knowledge, and competency to perform the responsibilities of Kubernetes Administrators. The CKA certification allows certified administrators to quickly establish their credibility and value in the job market, and also allowing companies to more quickly hire high-quality teams to support their growth.
    This is an online exam and cost for the exam is $395 including one free retake.
    Candidates are allowed 2 hours to complete the CKA Exam.
    For the CKA Exam, a score of 66% or above must be earned to pass.
    Exams are scored automatically, usually within 24 hours of completion. Results will be emailed within 24 hours from the time that the Exam was completed.
    The CKA exam environment is currently running Kubernetes v1.24.
    CKA Exam tasks are available in English, Simplified Chinese, and Japanese.
    CKA Certifications are valid for 3 years.
    Candidates have the option to retake and pass the exam to renew their certification. Certification Renewal must be completed prior to the certification expiration date. The CKA renewed certification will be valid for a further 3 years effective from the date the exam is passed.

    The online exam consists of a set of performance-based items (problems) to be solved in a command line and candidates have 2 hours to complete the tasks. The Certification focuses on the skills required to be a successful Kubernetes Administrator in industry today. This includes these general domains and their weights on the exam:

    • Cluster Architecture, Installation & Configuration - 25%
    • Workloads & Scheduling - 15%
    • Services & Networking - 20%
    • Storage - 10%
    • Troubleshooting - 30%

    To unlock the Edureka’s Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Training completion certificate, you must ensure the following:

    • Completely participate in this Kubernetes Administrator Certification Training Course.
    • Evaluation and completion of the assessments and projects listed.
    • You must complete the course and earn a minimum score of 80% in the assessment.
    Experts in Kubernetes are in high demand and tech giants like Google, Amazon  Microsoft, Apple, IBM, and many more are just a few of the major tech firms on the lookout for Kubernetes experts. Depending on the candidate's experience , there are a number of promising startups in the global market that are actively seeking to hire Kubernetes professionals. Kubernetes provides the automation that is the ideal solution from a production perspective and a client side of things in a market that is becoming increasingly dependent on management orchestration systems. Therefore, learning Kubernetes can boost anyone's resume and lead to a high salary.
    Beginners can become familiar with Kubernetes easily as it is a user-friendly container orchestration system. Learning its capabilities and functionality requires appropriate direction and a well-structured training path. Beginners interested in a career in Kubernetes can sign up for our training and earn certificates to demonstrate their expertise in this domain.
    Certified Kubernetes Administrators can quickly establish their credibility and value in the job market with the assistance of the CKA certification, which also allows employers to rapidly hire high-quality teams to support their expansion.
    Our Kubernetes Administrator certification course is designed to develop skills and evaluate candidates' knowledge. Following the completion of this certification, you will have access to a wide range of job possibilities. Some of the most important employment opportunities include Kubernetes Engineer, Kubernetes Developer, DevOps Lead, DevOps Engineer, and others.
    Please visit the page which will guide you through the top Kubernetes Interview Questions and Answers.
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    Kubernetes Training FAQs

    What is Kubernetes?

    Kubernetes is an open-source container orchestration platform that automates many of the manual processes involved in deploying, managing, and scaling containerized applications. You can cluster groups of hosts running Linux® containers, and Kubernetes helps you easily, efficiently manage those clusters.

    It has a large, rapidly growing ecosystem. Kubernetes is not a traditional, all-inclusive PaaS (Platform as a Service) system. It can help you deliver and manage containerized, legacy, and cloud-native apps, as well as those being refactored into microservices. 

    How soon after signing up to this Kubernetes certification would I get access to the learning content?

    Post-enrolment to this Kubernetes course, the LMS access will be instantly provided to you and will be available for a lifetime. You will be able to access the complete set of previous class recordings, PPTs, PDFs, assignments. Moreover the access to our 24x7 support team will be granted instantly as well. You can start learning right away.

    What is the CKA exam cost?

    The CKA exam cost is $395, including one free retake. 



    What are the various job roles available on completion of this Certified Kubernetes Administrator course?

    On completion of this Kubernetes Training, you can get a job as -
    • Site Reliability Engineer, 
    • Staff Kubernetes Infrastructure Engineer,
    • Infrastructure Engineer, 
    • Kubernetes DevOps Engineer, 
    • Software Engineer, 
    • Linux Kubernetes Engineer
    • Full-Stack Developer

    Is the CKA course material accessible to the students even after the Kubernetes training is over?

    Yes, access to the Kubernetes course material will be available for a lifetime once you have enrolled in the course.

    What is the average salary for professionals with the Kubernetes Administrator Certification?

    According to Payscale, the salary for a Certified Kubernetes Administrator in India is ₹1,213,924 and in the US, is $116,290.

    What if I miss a Kubernetes class?

    You will never miss a lecture at Edureka! You can choose either of the two options:
    View the recorded session of the class available in your LMS. You can attend the missed session of the Kubernetes online training, in any other live batch.

    Why should I learn Kubernetes online? How is it better than offline training?

    Learning pedagogy has evolved with the advent of technology. Kubernetes training online adds convenience and quality to the training module. With our 24x7 support system, our online learners will have someone to help them all the time even after the class ends. This is one of the driving factors to make sure that people achieve their end learning objective. Additionally, this Kuberenetes certification provides life-time access to the updated course material to all of the learners. 

    What if I have queries after I completion of this CKA Certification Training?

    Your access to the Support Team is for a lifetime and will be available 24/7. The team will help you in resolving queries, during and after the Kubernetes certification training.

    Can I attend a demo session before enrollment to this Kubernetes certification?

    We have limited number of participants in the live session of this Kubernetes Training to maintain the Quality Standards. So, unfortunately participation in a live class without enrollment is not possible. However, you can go through the sample Certified Kubernetes Administrator class recording and it would give you a clear insight about how are the classes conducted, quality of instructors and the level of interaction in a class.

    What is the duration of this Kubernetes online training?

    The duration of Edureka’s Kubernetes Certification Training is 21 hours of live online training.

    What are the hiring companies on completion of this Kubernetes course?

    As a Certified Kubernetes Administrator, you can get recruited by the following organizations:
    • Wipro
    • SAP
    • Accenture
    • GENPACT
    • Dell
    • Visa Inc.
    • Prime Infosoft
    • Bion
    • CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants

    Does Edureka offer Kubernetes training near me?

    Following are some of the top cities/countries where we offer the Kubernetes training:

    What are the other courses offered by Edureka in the field of DevOps?

    Edureka enables you to learn from a number of courses including the DevOps CourseDevOps Engineer Masters ProgramJenkins courseDocker CourseGit Course, and more.  

    What are the organizational benefits of incorporating Kubernetes?

    The benefits of Kubernetes certification include:
    • Portability 
    • Flexibility
    • Multi-cloud capability
    • Increased developer productivity
    • Open source
    • Security
    • Free Cloud Solution
    • Architectural advantages
    • Scalability
    • Transparency
    • Compatibility

    Is the Kubernetes course material accessible to the students even after the completion?

    Yes, you will have access to the CKA training material will be available for a lifetime post enrolment to this Certified Kubernetes Administrator course.

    Will I get placement assistance after completing the CKA certification?

    More than 70% of Edureka Learners have reported changes in job profile (promotion), work location (onsite), lateral transfers & new job offers. Edureka's Kubernetes Certification is well recognized in the IT industry as it is a testament to the intensive and practical learning you have gone through and the real-life projects you have delivered.
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