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  • Gain insight into managing and orchestrating containers with Kubernetes
  • Develop skills to architect applications with a Kubernetes-first approach
  • Explore ways to extend the Kubernetes API with plugins, controllers, and CRDs
  • Discover how to provide access to cloud resources using tools like Kube2IAM
  • Construct a Kubernetes-aware continuous integration (CI) pipeline
  • Understand how cloud native security principles impact design decisions

You already know you want to learn Kubernetes, and the best way to learn is to learn by doing. The Kubernetes Workshop focuses on building up your practical skills so that you can become an in-house expert on containerized applications and production-ready provisioning and deployment. You'll learn from real examples and Kubernetes patterns that lead to real results.

Throughout The Kubernetes Workshop, you'll take an engaging step-by-step approach to understanding Kubernetes. You won't have to sit through any unnecessary theory. If you're short on time you can jump into a single exercise each day or spend an entire weekend learning about high availability and continuous integration. It's your choice. Learning on your terms, you'll build up and reinforce key skills in a way that feels rewarding.

Every physical print copy of The Kubernetes Workshop unlocks access to the interactive edition. With videos detailing all exercises and activities, you'll always have a guided solution. You can also benchmark yourself against assessments, track progress, and receive content updates. You'll even earn a secure credential that you can share and verify online upon completion. It's a premium learning experience that's included with your printed copy. To redeem, follow the instructions located at the start of your Kubernetes book.

Fast-paced and direct, The Kubernetes Workshop is the ideal companion for Kubernetes beginners. You'll build and iterate on your code like a software developer, learning along the way. This process means that you'll find that your new skills stick, embedded as best practice. A solid foundation for the years ahead.

  • Ideal for the Kubernetes beginner who is getting started for the first time
  • A step-by-step Kubernetes tutorial with exercises and activities that help build key skills
  • Structured to let you progress at your own pace, on your own terms
  • Use your physical print copy to redeem free access to the online interactive edition
Page Count 46
Course Length 1 hour 22 minutes
ISBN 9781838820756
Date Of Publication 31 Aug 2020


Zach Arnold

Zach Arnold works as a software engineer at Ygrene Energy Fund. Zach has an experience of over 10 years in modern web development. He is an active contributor to the Open Source Kubernetes project in both SIG-Release and SIG-Docs currently focusing on security. He has been running clusters in production since Kubernetes 1.7 and has spoken at the previous 4 KubeCons. His passion areas in the project center around building highly stable Kubernetes cluster components and running workloads securely inside of Kubernetes.

Sahil Dua

Sahil Dua is a software engineer. He started using Kubernetes to run machine learning workloads. Currently, he’s running various types of applications on Kubernetes. He shared his learnings as a keynote session at KubeCon Europe 2018. He’s a passionate open source contributor and has contributed to some famous projects such as git, pandas, hound, go-Github, and so on. He’s been an open source community leader for over 2 years at DuckDuckGo.

Wei Huang

Wei Huang: Wei works as a senior software engineer in IBM. He has over 10 years' experiences around database, data warehouse tooling, cloud, container, monitoring and devops. He started to use Kubernetes since 1.3, including extending Kubernetes LoadBalancer using CRD, networking, scheduling and monitoring. Now he is a core maintainer of Kubernetes SIG-Scheduling.

Faisal Masood

Faisal Masood works as a senior consulting engineer at Red Hat. Faisal has been helping teams to design and implement hybrid cloud solutions using OpenShift (Red Hat enterprise Kubernetes offering) since Kubernetes 1.3. Faisal has over 18 years of experience in building software and has been building microservices since the pre-Kubernetes era.

Melony Qin

Melony Qin is a woman in STEM. Currently working as a Program Manager at Microsoft, she's a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and Project Management Institute (PMI). She has contributed to serverless computing, big data processing, DevOps, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and IoT with Microsoft Azure. She holds all the Azure certifications (both the Apps and Infrastructure and the Data and AI tracks) as well as Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) and Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD), and is mainly working on her contributions to open-source software (OSS), DevOps, Kubernetes, serverless, big data analytics, and IoT on Microsoft Azure in the community. She's the author and co-author of two books, Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and The Kubernetes Workshop, both published by Packt Publishing. She can be reached out via Twitter at @MelonyQ.

Mohammed Abu Taleb

Mohammed Abu-Taleb works as a Technical Advisor at Microsoft. Working at Microsoft CSS team for troubleshooting complex issues and cases for premier customers that are using Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS). Prior that, Mohammed was a SME (subject matter expert) for the azure managed monitoring service (Azure Monitor) focusing on designing, deploying, and troubleshooting monitoring strategies for containers