Understand Jobs and CronJobs
Understand multi-container Pod design patterns (e.g. sidecar, init and others)
Utilize persistent and ephemeral volumes
The Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) exam certifies that users can design, build and deploy cloud-native applications for Kubernetes. Exams will be proctored by English speaking proctors. Exam content is available in Japanese.
UPCOMING POLICY CHANGE: Please note that our Certification Period Policy is changing effective April 01, 2024, 00:00UTC. Certifications achieved on or after this date will expire 24 months from the date the program certification requirements, including passing the exam, are met. We encourage anyone interested and prepared to schedule and take your exam before the policy change. Please see additional details here.
– working with (OCI-compliant) container images
– applying Cloud Native application concepts and architectures
– working with and validating Kubernetes resource definitions
The exam is based on Kubernetes v1.29.