Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Exam Preparation

Duration9h 25m


Kubernetes is one of the world's most popular container orchestration tools. Established by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the Kubernetes Administrator certification is designed to validate your skills for working with Kubernetes.

This learning path is designed to help you prepare you for the CKA exam. It includes a combination of courses covering each exam domain, a series of labs to build hands-on Kubernetes experience working directly in a live cloud environment, and exams to test your knowledge ...

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1 courses

Overview This course introduces you to the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Exam Preparation learning path. The content of the learning path is introduced as well as the CKA exam domains that are covered by each. The intended audience and prerequis...

2 courses

These days you can't bitwise shift left or right without bumping into a container. With containers being such a common way to bundle and deploy applications, that means someone will need to manage all of those containers. Kubernetes is platform created by G...

3 labs

Deploy a stateless application in a Kubernetes cluster that you build from the ground up in this Lab

4 labs

Deploy a stateful application in a Kubernetes Cluster in this Lab to understand how, why, and when it makes sense to run stateful applications in Kubernetes

5 exam-filled

Kubernetes Concepts Check

6 courses

Overview This Administering Kubernetes Clusters course covers the many networking and scheduling objectives of the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam curriculum. You will learn a range of core practices such as Ninja kubectl skills, the ability...

7 labs

Lab Overview Failures are inevitable when running large clusters. This Lab teaches you how to detect, diagnose, and remedy a variety of Kubernetes failures at the network, node, control-plane, and application levels. You will use tools included in Kubernet...

8 labs

Lab Overview There are many facets to security in Kubernetes. One small oversight can leave your cluster vulnerable to leaking sensitive data, running foreign workloads, and a host of other attacks. This Lab shows you how to practice defense in depth in Ku...

9 labs

Lab Overview You will create a Kubernetes cluster that adheres to best practices from scratch using the kubeadm cluster bootstrapping utility. You will also perform several cluster management tasks including performing a backup the cluster, restoring the c...

10 courses

Overview This course explains several important aspects of taking the official Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam. You will learn about the exam procedure, where to find the latest information about the exam, and a few helpful tips for taking th...

11 exam-filled

Preparation Exam: Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)

About the Author

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Logan has been involved in software development and research for over eleven years, including six years in the cloud. He is an AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, and Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA). He earned his Ph.D. studying design automation and enjoys all things tech.