03. February 2020 - 9:00
Embassy Suites by Hilton Miami International Airport, Miami
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3-Day Bootcamp on Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) in Miami FL | Monday, 03. February 2020

This course teaches Kubernetes Administration and prepares you to take the CNCF certification examination for Certified Kubernetes Administrator. You will learn Kubernetes fundamentals and administration ranging from Architectures, Deployment, Storage, Networking, Security, Monitoring, Logging, Cluster Maintenance and Troubleshooting. 

This course is taught by a Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA). This course is a combination of Concepts and hand-on workshop.

At the end of the training course, attendees will know how to manage Kubernetes in a Production environment.


Security Architects

Application Architects

Systems Administrators


Systems Engineers

System Integrators

Software Architects


By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

Understand CNCF Landscape

Understand Kubernetes Core Objects

Deploy Kubernetes ready for production use 

Select the right Kubernetes networking CNI 

Select the right storage driver

Monitor Kubernetes using Prometheus

Manage Logging with Fluentd

Troubleshoot Kubernetes


The following will be an advantage:

Previous experience with Docker/Kubernetes Concepts

Previous knowledge of cloud computing concepts

Basic/Advanced knowledge of Linux is recommended

3-Day Curriculum

This is a 3 full-day classroom and Virtual Instructor led course bootcamp designed to prepare you for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) certification conducted by Linux Foundation.

The curriculum, which follows the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) blueprint is as follows:

1 Domain 1: Scheduling

Use label selectors to schedule Pods.

Understand the role of DaemonSets.

Understand how resource limits can affect Pod scheduling.

Understand how to run multiple schedulers and how to configure Pods to use them.

Manually schedule a pod without a scheduler.

Display scheduler events.

Know how to configure the Kubernetes scheduler.

2 Domain 2: Logging/Monitoring

Understand how to monitor all cluster components

Understand how to monitor applications.

Manage cluster component logs.

Manage application logs.

3 Domain 3: Application Lifecycle Management

Understand Deployments and how to perform rolling updates and rollbacks.

Know various ways to configure applications.

Know how to scale applications.

Understand the primitives necessary to create a self-healing application.

4 Domain 4: Cluster Maintenance

Understand Kubernetes cluster upgrade process.

Facilitate operating system upgrades.

Implement backup and restore methodologies.

5 Domain 5: Security

Know how to configure authentication and authorization.

Understand Kubernetes security primitives.

Know to configure network policies.

Create and manage TLS certificates for cluster components.

Work with images securely.

Define security contexts.

Secure persistent key value store.

6 Domain 6: Storage

Understand persistent volumes and know how to create them.

Understand access modes for volumes.

Understand persistent volume claims primitive.

Understand Kubernetes storage objects.

Know how to configure applications with persistent storage.

7 Domain 7: Troubleshooting

Troubleshoot application failure.

Troubleshoot control plane failure.

Troubleshoot worker node failure.

Troubleshoot networking.

8 Domain 8: Core Concepts

Understand the Kubernetes API primitives.

Understand the Kubernetes cluster architecture.

Understand Services and other network primitives.

9 Domain 9: Networking

Understand the networking configuration on the cluster nodes.

Understand Pod networking concepts.

Understand service networking.

Deploy and configure network load balancer.

Know how to use Ingress rules.

Know how to configure and use the cluster DNS.

Understand CNI.

10 Domain 10: Installation, Configuration and Validation

Design a Kubernetes cluster.

Install Kubernetes masters and nodes.

Configure secure cluster communications.

Configure a Highly-Available Kubernetes cluster.

Know where to get the Kubernetes release binaries.

Provision underlying infrastructure to deploy a Kubernetes cluster.

Choose a network solution.

Choose your Kubernetes infrastructure configuration.

Run end-to-end tests on your cluster.

Analyse end-to-end tests results.

Run Node end-to-end tests.