DevOps Principles and Practices - Level 3

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Kubernetes manages the production, deployment and monitoring of container clusters, deployments and pods from its control plane and worker nodes. Operationally it is important to understand how these components interrelate and how to patch each of these systems when Kubernetes system and application level upgrades need to be applied.

The content in this learning path will teach you the principles and practices of DevOps to a Level 3.

Learning Objectives

  • Be able to patch and upgrade a Kubernetes cluster control plane and worker nodes
  • Be able to setup and manage a service mesh (Istio)


Your certificate for this learning path

Training Content

Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 1h
Create and Manage a Kubernetes Cluster from Scratch
Create a Kubernetes cluster from scratch using kubeadm in this lab.
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h
Backup, Restore, and Upgrade a Kubernetes Cluster
Perform several cluster management tasks including performing a backup of the cluster, restoring the cluster from a backup, and upgrading Kubernetes
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 2h
Amazon EKS - Traffic Routing with Istio
In this lab scenario, you'll learn how to use Istio to perform traffic routing to a pair of sample web applications, V1 and V2, deployed into an Amazon EKS cluster.
About the Author
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Jeremy is a Content Lead Architect and DevOps SME here at Cloud Academy where he specializes in developing DevOps technical training documentation.

He has a strong background in software engineering, and has been coding with various languages, frameworks, and systems for the past 25+ years. In recent times, Jeremy has been focused on DevOps, Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP), Security, Kubernetes, and Machine Learning.

Jeremy holds professional certifications for AWS, Azure, GCP, Terraform, Kubernetes (CKA, CKAD, CKS).