Kubernetes Fundamentals

The Kubernetes Fundamentals training provides an introduction to container clusters – why it’s needed, how it helps with automating deployment, scaling and management of containerized applications including a lot of hands-on with Kubernetes, currently the most popular container orchestration system.

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09:00 - 17:00
Lunch incl.

Short summary

The Kubernetes Fundamentals training provides an introduction to container clusters – why it’s needed, how it helps with automating deployment, scaling and management of containerized applications including a lot of hands-on with Kubernetes, currently the most popular container orchestration system.

Our Trainer

Remko Seelig
Technical Consultant

Remko Seelig is working as Technical Consultant at DevOn. In early 2000, he was working with advanced development tools supporting version control, test automation and code quality. Currently playing field of Agile and Continuous Delivery, Remko enjoys to excite people for and collaborate with the right technology.

Course objectives

In this training, you learn:

  • Why container orchestration is important
  • To setup Kubernetes on Linux with Minikube
  • How to manage containers in Kubernetes
  • How to build an auto-scalable self-organizing application cluster
  • Deploy, scale and configure applications in Kubernetes
  • How to persist data in Kubernetes

Course topics

In this training’s hands-on session, you will walk through the most important aspects of Kubernetes while gradually building up a 5-piece voting application.

  • Create a local Kubernetes cluster with Minikube
  • Create a Kubernetes cluster in Google Cloud Platform
  • Deploy a simple application
  • Create a Kubernetes deployment
  • Learn the important Kubectl commands
  • Create Kubernetes services
  • Create ingress load balancer service
  • (Auto)scale pods
  • Create and use secrets
  • (Auto)scale nodes
  • Persist a database with volumes
  • Deploy containers from a Jenkins CI/CD pipeline

Target audience

  • The target audience for the Kubernetes fundamentals course can be Docker enthusiasts who want to take the next step or DevOps Engineers who want to move to production-grade container management. Docker knowledge is not required; however, you do need conceptual knowledge of containers and it is a plus if you are familiar with Linux shell.

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Two weeks before each training, we will check if we have enough participants for the training course to be valuable and continue. If this is not the case, we will inform you by e-mail, with options for a new date and location. After this notification, you will have the right to cancel or change your registration within 5 working days.

How can I pay?

On the website you can choose to pay via iDeal, creditcard or by invoice with a payment period of 30 days.

Which languages do you offer your courses in?

Most of our courses are available in both English and Dutch. We have a selection of training courses which are only available in English, which will be on that training page. Our rule of thumb for courses in the Netherlands is – the course is in English unless everybody speaks Dutch, then the course is in Dutch. If you want to be sure you are in a Dutch course, please get in touch with academy@devon.nl in case the information on a specific date is not available on the course page.

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What language is the course material in?

All course material for the open registrations is in English.

When will I receive my exam code?

If you are doing the PSD (Scrum.org) or one of the certified DevOps Institute trainings, you will receive your exam code on the final day of the training.

What is your payment term?

We have a payment term of up to 30 days

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