VMware Kubernetes Foundations

This course is the first step in learning about Containers and Kubernetes. Through a series of lectures and lab exercises, the fundamental concepts of Kubernetes will be presented and put to practice by containerizing and deploying a two-tier application into Kubernetes

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Learning 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 authoring YAML files and its syntax
  • 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)
  • Learn to debug issues with application deployments on Kubernetes
  • Apply resource requests, limits, and probes to deployments
  • Manage dynamic application configuration using ConfigMaps and Secrets
  • Deploy other workloads, including StatefulSets, DaemonSets, Jobs, CronJobs
  • Learn about user-facing security best practices using ServiceAccounts, RBAC, and NetworkPolicies

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Introduction to Containers
  • What and Why Containers
  • Building images
  • Running containers
  • Debugging containers
  • Registry and image management
  • 2 - Kubernetes Fundamentals
  • Why Kubernetes?
  • YAML
  • Pods
  • Services
  • Deployments
  • 3 - Kubernetes Architecture & Troubleshooting
  • Cluster architecture
  • Cluster components
  • Namespaces
  • Debugging 101
  • 4 - Deployment Management
  • Application deployment strategies
  • Controlling active deployments
  • 5 - Pod and Container Configurations
  • Resource requests, limits, and quotas
  • Probes
  • 6 - Kubernetes Networking
  • Pod networking
  • Services deep dive
  • Ingress controllers
  • 7 - Kubectl and Resource Organization
  • kubeconfig
  • Namespaces deep dive
  • Labels
  • Node/Pod affinity
  • Taints/Tolerations
  • 8 - Stateful Applications
  • Persistent storage
  • StatefulSets
  • 9 - Dynamic Application Configuration
  • Docker dynamic configuration
  • ConfigMaps
  • Secrets
  • 10 - Additional Workloads
  • Jobs
  • CronJobs
  • DaemonSets
  • 11 - Security
  • Service accounts
  • Role-Based access control
  • Network policies
  • SecurityContext
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    Anyone involved with using or building a Kubernetes cluster

    Other Prerequisites

    Linux concepts and command line proficiency

    General networking proficiency

    VMware Kubernetes Foundations

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    Course Length : 2 Days

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