Certified Kubernetes Administrator

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Course Contents

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities that a Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) can be expected to demonstrate.

25% - Cluster Architecture, Installation & Configuration

• Manage role based access control (RBAC)

• Use Kubeadm to install a basic cluster

• Manage a highly-available Kubernetes cluster

• Provision underlying infrastructure to deploy a Kubernetes cluster

• Perform a version upgrade on a Kubernetes cluster using Kubeadm

• Implement etcd backup and restore

15% - Workloads & Scheduling

• Understand deployments and how to perform rolling update and rollbacks

• Use ConfigMaps and Secrets to configure applications

• Know how to scale applications

• Understand the primitives used to create robust, self-healing, application deployments

• Understand how resource limits can affect Pod scheduling

• Awareness of manifest management and common templating tools

20% - Services & Networking

• Understand host networking configuration on the cluster nodes

• Understand connectivity between Pods

• Understand ClusterIP, NodePort, LoadBalancer service types and endpoints

• Know how to use Ingress controllers and Ingress resources

• Know how to configure and use CoreDNS

• Choose an appropriate container network interface plugin

10% - Storage

• Understand storage classes, persistent volumes

• Understand volume mode, access modes and reclaim policies for volumes

• Understand persistent volume claims primitive

• Know how to configure applications with persistent storage

30% - Troubleshooting

• Evaluate cluster and node logging

• Understand how to monitor applications

• Manage container stdout & stderr logs

• Troubleshoot application failure

• Troubleshoot cluster component failure

• Troubleshoot networking


Instructor Profile


Red Hat and OpenStack Expert with 11+ years of total experience

This course includes:

  • 100% Online Sessions
  • Instructor led
  • Customizable Syllabus
  • Customizable Schedule
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Training Recordings
  • Training Resources
  • Learner Assessment
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