Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Exam Guide

By Melony Qin
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About this book

Kubernetes is by far the most popular container orchestration tool. This Kubernetes Administrator Certification will help readers establish their credibility and value in the job market, to support the business growth of individual organizations.

This book will start with an introduction to Kubernetes architecture and the core concept of Kubernetes. We will then take a tour on main Kubernetes API primitives, dive into cluster installation, configuration, and management. Moving on, we will demystify different approaches while maintaining Kubernetes cluster, along with performing upgrades for Kubernetes cluster, backup and restore ETCD. We will then learn about deploying and managing workloads on Kubernetes and working with storage for Kubernetes stateful workloads with hands-on scenarios. We will then delve into managing the security of Kubernetes applications and learning how different components in Kubernetes communicate with each other and with other applications. We will conclude with discussing how to troubleshoot Kubernetes in daily practice related to cluster and application-level logging and monitoring, cluster components and application.

By the end of this book, the readers will be able to comfortably ace the CKA exam and gain practical knowledge that can be applied in their day-to-day job.

Publication date:
October 2022

About the Author

  • Melony Qin

    Melony Qin, aka CloudMelon, is a Microsoft senior cloud computing technology evangelist. She is an accomplished blogger and published book author and co-author for two Packt books namely Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and The Kubernetes Workshop. She is also the technical reviewer for Azure for Architects, Third Edition. She is mainly working on her contributions towards OSS, DevOps, Kubernetes, serverless, big data analytics, and IoT on Microsoft Azure in the community.

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