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Introduction to Kubernetes (LFS158x)

Want to learn Kubernetes? Get an in-depth primer on this powerful system for managing containerized applications in this free course.

Course Rating
4.4/5 Stars
Who Is It For

This course is for teams considering or beginning to use Kubernetes for container orchestration who need guidelines on how to start transforming their organization with Kubernetes and cloud native patterns. Some knowledge of Linux system administration is helpful but not required.
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What You’ll Learn

This course will teach you about the origin, architecture, primary components, and building blocks of Kubernetes. It covers how to set up and access a Kubernetes cluster using Minikube, ways to run applications on the deployed Kubernetes environment and access the deployed applications, the usefulness of Kubernetes communities, how you can participate, and more.
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What It Prepares You For

Upon completion, you will have a solid understanding of the origin, architecture and building blocks for Kubernetes, and will be able to begin testing the new cloud native pattern to begin the cloud native journey.
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Course Outline
Chapter 1. Container Orchestration
Chapter 2. Kubernetes
Chapter 3. Kubernetes Architecture – Overview
Chapter 4. Installing Kubernetes
Chapter 5. Setting Up a Single-Node Kubernetes Cluster with Minikube
Chapter 6. Accessing Minikube
Chapter 7. Kubernetes Building Blocks
Chapter 8. Authentication, Authorization, and Admission Control
Chapter 9. Services
Chapter 10. Deploying a Stand-Alone Application
Chapter 11. Kubernetes Volume Management
Chapter 12. Deploying a Multi-Tier Application
Chapter 13. ConfigMaps and Secrets
Chapter 14. Ingress
Chapter 15. Advanced Topics – Overview
Chapter 16. Kubernetes Community
Final Exam

Some knowledge of Linux system administration is helpful but not required.
Learning Path
Sep 2022
As an introduction to the Kubernetes world, the content was sufficient and easier to understand, even to a beginner.
Sep 2022
I loved the videos, which said more than words. Practical exercises are a great opportunity to understand the technology better.
Sep 2022
The explanations were great, I felt I was able to follow and understand the course content well.
Aug 2022
I've been working with Kubernetes for about 10 months now, and had some previous concepts, but this course helped me to understand other details and expand my knowledge about K8s; plus it presents me with other interesting topics to focus on.
Jul 2022
I like both written and video-based courses, and the mix in this one was just great. The demonstration videos really helped to let all the theory sink in.