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Introduction to Kubernetes (LFS158x)

Want to learn Kubernetes? Get an in-depth primer on this powerful system for managing containerized applications in this free course.

Course Rating
4.4/5 Stars
Who Is It For

This course is for teams considering or beginning to use Kubernetes for container orchestration who need guidelines on how to start transforming their organization with Kubernetes and cloud native patterns. Some knowledge of Linux system administration is helpful but not required.
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What You’ll Learn

This course will teach you about the origin, architecture, primary components, and building blocks of Kubernetes. It covers how to set up and access a Kubernetes cluster using Minikube, ways to run applications on the deployed Kubernetes environment and access the deployed applications, the usefulness of Kubernetes communities, how you can participate, and more.
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What It Prepares You For

Upon completion, you will have a solid understanding of the origin, architecture and building blocks for Kubernetes, and will be able to begin testing the new cloud native pattern to begin the cloud native journey.
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Course Outline
Chapter 1. Container Orchestration
Chapter 2. Kubernetes
Chapter 3. Kubernetes Architecture – Overview
Chapter 4. Installing Kubernetes
Chapter 5. Setting Up a Single-Node Kubernetes Cluster with Minikube
Chapter 6. Accessing Minikube
Chapter 7. Kubernetes Building Blocks
Chapter 8. Authentication, Authorization, and Admission Control
Chapter 9. Services
Chapter 10. Deploying a Stand-Alone Application
Chapter 11. Kubernetes Volume Management
Chapter 12. Deploying a Multi-Tier Application
Chapter 13. ConfigMaps and Secrets
Chapter 14. Ingress
Chapter 15. Advanced Topics – Overview
Chapter 16. Kubernetes Community
Final Exam

Some knowledge of Linux system administration is helpful but not required.
Learning Path
Dec 2022
The course provides a good overview of k8s concepts, with relevant links to, and other relevant sites for further reading.
Dec 2022
Global overview for a person who does not know anything about Kubernetes, some exercises we can reproduce simply on a personal computer.
Dec 2022
This course was very detailed, and covered everything a developer new to K8 should know.
Dec 2022
The best thing about this course is that it provides a solid theoretical foundation regarding the basics of Kubernetes. It helped me understand and connect the dots between architecture and the building blocks.
Sep 2022
As an introduction to the Kubernetes world, the content was sufficient and easier to understand, even to a beginner.
Sep 2022
I loved the videos, which said more than words. Practical exercises are a great opportunity to understand the technology better.