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Kubernetes and Cloud Native Associate (KCNA) + Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Exam Bundle

Start with the KCNA certification and then get your CKA ! Please review the exam details, domains, competencies, and more by viewing the individual KCNA and CKA certification pages. 

Not sure where to start? You may consider reviewing our suggested KCNA & CKA learning paths.

Who Is It For

KCNA is an associate-level certification designed for candidates interested in advancing their work with cloud native technologies. The CKA certification is for Kubernetes administrators, cloud administrators and other IT professionals who manage Kubernetes instances.
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About These Certifications

KCNA & CKA were created by The Linux Foundation and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) as a part of their ongoing effort to help develop the Kubernetes ecosystem. KCNA is a multiple choice exam and confirms conceptual knowledge of the cloud native ecosystem. The CKA exam is an online, proctored, performance-based test that requires solving multiple tasks from a command line running Kubernetes.
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What It Demonstrates

KCNA will demonstrate knowledge of Kubernetes and cloud native technologies. A certified K8s administrator (CKA) has demonstrated the ability to do basic installation as well as configuring and managing production-grade Kubernetes clusters. They will have an understanding of key concepts such as Kubernetes networking, storage, security, maintenance, logging and monitoring, application lifecycle, troubleshooting, API object primitives and the ability to establish basic use-cases for end users.
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