This intermediate-level Linux Foundation CKAD training covers the objectives in the CKAD exam, which is the one required exam to earn the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) certification.
Do you know a programming language, like Python, Node.js, Go, or Java? Are you a cloud or systems engineer familiar with cloud native application concepts and architectures? Then we encourage you to take a look at our CKAD training course. The Certified Kubernetes Application Developer exam certifies that users can design, build, configure, and expose cloud native applications for Kubernetes. A Certified Kubernetes Application Developer can define application resources and use core primitives to build, monitor, and troubleshoot scalable applications and tools in the container mastery program, Kubernetes.
For supervisors, this CKAD training can be used for CKAD exam prep, on-boarding new systems administrators, or as part of a team training plan.
CKAD: What You Need to Know
This Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) training maps to the CKAD exam Kubernetes exam objectives, and covers topics such as:
- Building a practice cluster, creating pods and dealing with clusters
- Configuring resource requirements, ConfigMaps and security
- Working with Kubernetes multi-container pods
- Managing observability with metrics servers, applications monitoring and container logging
- Designing pods
- Managing services and network policies
- Using persistent volumes
Who Should Take CKAD Training?
This CKAD training is considered professional-level Linux Foundation training, which means it was designed for systems administrators. This Kubernetes skills course is valuable for new IT professionals with at least a year of experience with orchestration infrastructure and experienced systems administrators looking to validate their Linux Foundation skills.
New or aspiring systems administrators. This Certified Kubernetes Application Developer is intended for developers and administrators looking to start their careers as Kubernetes specialists. A basic understanding of Kubernetes’ features and tools that help you manage complex applications can make you a better developer, a more efficient administrator and a valuable asset to many companies in many different industries.
Experienced systems administrators. Many administrators and developers who have been working in the field for several years are already familiar with basics of containerization and Kubernetes clusters. But if you want to make sure you haven’t overlooked detailed particulars of state persistence, running CronJobs or forwarding port traffic with an ambassador container, this CKAD training can prepare you with everything you need to know as a Kubernetes application developer.