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Introduction to Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)
Introduction
Difficulty
Intermediate
Duration
34m
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Description

Kubernetes has become one of the most common container orchestration platforms. Google Kubernetes Engine makes managing a Kubernetes cluster much easier by handling most system management tasks for you. It also offers more advanced cluster management features. In this course, we’ll explore how to set up a cluster using GKE as well as how to deploy and run container workloads.

Learning Objectives

  • What Google Kubernetes Engine is and what it can be used for
  • How to create, edit and delete a GKE cluster
  • How to deploy a containerized application to GKE
  • How to connect to a GKE cluster using kubectl

Intended Audience

  • Developers of containerized applications
  • Engineers responsible for deploying to Kubernetes
  • Anyone preparing for a Google Cloud certification

Prerequisites

  • Basic understanding of Docker and Kubernetes
  • Some experience building and deploying containers
Transcript

Hello and welcome to “Introduction to Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)”.  My name is Daniel Mease and I’ll be taking you through this course.  I am a trainer at Cloud Academy with over 20 years of software and web development experience.

This course is intended for:

  • Developers of containerized applications

  • Engineers responsible for deploying to Kubernetes

  • Anyone preparing for a Google Cloud certification

Upon completing this course, you will learn:

  • What Google Kubernetes Engine is and what it can be used for

  • How to create, edit and delete a GKE cluster

  • How to deploy a containerized application to GKE

  • How to connect to a GKE cluster using kubectl

The following prerequisites will helpful for completing this course:

  • Basic understanding of Docker and Kubernetes

  • Some experience building and deploying containers

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Please note that, when this video was recorded, all course information was accurate.  Google is constantly updating its products and services as part of its ongoing drive to innovate.  As a result, over time, minor discrepancies may appear.  Here at Cloud Academy, we strive to keep our content up to date in order to provide the best training available. 

So, if you notice any information that is outdated, please contact support@cloudacademy.com.  This will allow us to make all necessary fixes to the course during its next release cycle.

 

 

About the Author
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Daniel began his career as a Software Engineer, focusing mostly on web and mobile development. After twenty years of dealing with insufficient training and fragmented documentation, he decided to use his extensive experience to help the next generation of engineers.

Daniel has spent his most recent years designing and running technical classes for both Amazon and Microsoft. Today at Cloud Academy, he is working on building out an extensive Google Cloud training library.

When he isn’t working or tinkering in his home lab, Daniel enjoys BBQing, target shooting, and watching classic movies.