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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.

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
Jun 2022
I really enjoyed the introduction of videos to this course. Also, the knowledge checks are very helpful.
Jun 2022
Easy to understand introduction to Kubernetes, with examples to try out locally.
Jun 2022
The course is very up-to-date, and easy to digest.
Jun 2022
Provided a good fundamental understanding of the Kubernetes basics.
Jun 2022
The content was presented on a suitable level, with links to further learning resources. I also liked the mixing of mostly text and occasional videos more than just videos.
May 2022
I loved all of the very detailed explanations. Kubernetes is a very practical technology, but I found this course absolutely useful, to understand the concepts behind the practices.
May 2022
It covered a basic knowledge of a broad spectrum of topics, without too much detail, which was great for my first look at Kubernetes.