VM-KFCO

Kubernetes Fundamentals and Cluster Operations

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Price
Duration

USD 2,470.00 excl. VAT

4 Days

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Overview

This four-day course is the first step in learning about Containers and Kubernetes Fundamentals and Cluster Operations. Through a series of lectures and lab exercises,

the fundamental concepts of containers and Kubernetes are presented and put to practice by containerizing and deploying a two-tier application into Kubernetes.

 

Who Should Attend

Anyone who is preparing to build and

run Kubernetes clusters

 

Prerequisites

• Linux concepts and command line proficiency

• General networking proficiency

Course Objectives

 

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
• Build, test, and publish Docker container images
• Become familiar with YAML files that define Kubernetes objects
• Understand Kubernetes core user-facing concepts, including pods, services, and deployments
• Use kubectl, the Kubernetes CLI, and become familiar with its commands and options
• Understand the architecture of Kubernetes (Control plane and its components, worker nodes, and kubelet)

 

Course Outline

1 Course Introduction
• Introductions and objectives
2 Containers
• What and Why containers
• Building images
• Running containers
• Registry and image management
3 Kubernetes Overview
• Kubernetes project
• Plugin interfaces
• Building Kubernetes
• Kubectl CLI
4 Beyond Kubernetes Basics
• Kubernetes objects
• YAML
• Pods, replicas, and deployments
• Services
• Deployment management
• Rolling updates
• Controlling deployments
• Pod and container configurations
5 Kubernetes Networking
• Networking within a pod
• Pod-to-Pod Networking
• Services to Pods
• ClusterIP, NodePort, and LoadBalancer
• Ingress controllers
• Service Discovery via DNS
6 Stateful Applications in Kubernetes
• Stateless versus Stateful
• Volumes
• Persistent volumes claims
• StorageClasses
• StatefulSets

7 Additional Kubernetes Considerations
• Dynamic configuration
• ConfigMaps
• Secrets
• Jobs, CronJobs
8 Security
• Network policy
• Applying a NetworkPolicy
• SecurityContext
• runAsUser/Group
• Service accounts
• Role-based access control
9 Logging and Monitoring
• Logging for various objects
• Sidecar logging
• Node logging
• Audit logging
• Monitoring architecture
• Monitoring solutions
• Octant
• VMware vRealize® Operations Manager™
10 Cluster Operations
• Onboarding new applications
• Backups
• Upgrading
• Drain and cordon commands
• Impact of an upgrade to running applications
• Troubleshooting commands
• VMware Tanzu™ portfolio overview

Further information

If you would like to know more about this course please contact us