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Ready to take your Kubernetes skills to the next level?

The Kubernetes Tools Learning Path is your one-stop guide to mastering the Kubernetes Tooling ecosystem. When it comes to managing and maintaining Kubernetes clusters, you'll want access to the right tools for the right jobs, those that help you to be more productive. By taking this Leaning Path, you'll get exposure to the following Kubernetes tools:

This is a must do Learning Path for anyone wanting to become a Kubernetes operations ninja. 

Learning Objectives

  • Deepen your knowledge of the Kubernetes Tooling ecosystem
  • Know which tool to use and when to use it for the right job
  • Understand how and when to leverage Helm, GitOps, Istio, Kustomize, Knative, Prometheus, and Grafana

Intended Audience

  • Anyone interested in learning about the Kubernetes Tooling ecosystem
  • Kubernetes Administrators
  • DevOps
  • Software Engineers building cloud native applications


  • Basic understanding of Kubernetes 
  • Basic understanding of software development
  • Basic understanding of the software development life cycle 

Content Outline

This Learning Path provides 5+ hours of instructional content delivered using both instructional video lectures and hands-on lab exercises.


Your certificate for this learning path

Learning Path Steps


This course covers the Helm package manager for Kubernetes, exploring its features and use cases.


This introductory level training course is designed to bring you quickly up to speed with the basic features and processes involved in a GitOps workflow. This course will present to you the key features and GitOps workflow theory.


Use Weave Flux and Helm to implement GitOps methodologies in an AWS-hosted Kubernetes application by using Git as a single source of truth for Kubernetes deployments.


Istio's traffic routing rules let you easily control the flow of traffic and API calls to and from deployed cluster resources. Learn how to use Istio to perform traffic routing to a pair of sample web applications, V1 and V2, deployed within a Kubernetes cl...


Kustomize introduces a template-free way to customize application configuration, simplifying the rollout and deployment of applications into Kubernetes. In this Lab scenario, you'll learn how to use Kustomize to create overlays for deploying a staging and p...


This course introduces you to Knative, taking you through all of the fundamentals involved in working with the service.


This course introduces Prometheus, an open-sourced systems monitoring and alerting toolkit with additional capabilities in service discovery.


In this hands-on lab, you'll learn how to set up an effective monitoring solution using the Kubernetes Dashboard, Prometheus, and Grafana.


Final Exam - Kubernetes Tools

About the Author
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Jeremy is the DevOps Content Lead at Cloud Academy where he specializes in developing technical training documentation for DevOps.

He has a strong background in software engineering, and has been coding with various languages, frameworks, and systems for the past 20+ years. In recent times, Jeremy has been focused on DevOps, Cloud, Security, and Machine Learning.

Jeremy holds professional certifications for both the AWS and GCP cloud platforms.