CKA Certification and Training Course ( Certified Kubernetes Administrator )

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Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Course Overview

The Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) course is a comprehensive training program designed to give students the practical skills and knowledge they need to deploy, manage, and troubleshoot Kubernetes clusters. It provides a foundation in Kubernetes underlying architecture, application lifecycle management, instruction on how to monitor applications, storage options, networking, troubleshooting and security options. The course also covers different cloud providers and covers even complex topics like federation, node self-healing, and storage functions. This certification serves as a gateway for professionals who want to start their career in the container orchestration industry. Companies such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Oracle have already started adopting and embracing Kubernetes as the platform of choice in creating enterprise-grade applications. This certification provides a great career path and a strong foundation for aspiring professionals who want to specialize in Kubernetes.

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You will learn:

Module 1 – Core Concepts
  • Overview of Container Orchestration
  • Introduction to Kubernetes
  • Kubernetes Architecture
  • Design a Kubernetes Cluster
  • Installation of Kubernetes Master and Nodes
  • Choose a Network Solution
  • Verify Installation
  • Managing Pods
  • Managing Labels & Selector
  • Managing Replication Controller & Replica Set
  • Managing Service
  • Managing DaemonSets
  • Manual Scheduling
  • Taint and Tolerations
  • Overview of Deployment
  • Deployment Strategies
  • Managing Deployment
  • Plain Key
  • Config Map
  • Secret
  • Mount Variable as Volume
  • Volumes
  • Persistent Volumes
  • Persistent Volume Claim
  • Kubernetes Authentication
  • Managing Users in Kubernetes
  • Service Account
  • Managing Roles and Role Binding
  • Managing Cluster Role and Cluster Role Binding
  • Security Context
  • OS Upgrade
  • Upgrade Cluster Version
  • Static Pod
  • ETCD Backup
  • Cron Job
  • Understand how to Monitor all Cluster Components
  • Understand how to Monitor Applications
  • Manage Cluster Components Logs
  • Manage Application Logs
  • Prometheus Tool
  • Kubernetes Networking
  • Understand CNI
  • Understand Pod Networking Concepts
  • Configure DNS
  • Configure and Manage Ingress Rule
  • Namespace
  • Metal Load Balancer
  • Troubleshoot ETCD Failure
  • Troubleshoot Kubelet Failure
  • Troubleshoot Container Runtime Failure
  • Troubleshoot Scheduler Failure
Live Online Training (Duration : 40 Hours)
We Offer :
  • 1-on-1 Public - Select your own start date. Other students can be merged.
  • 1-on-1 Private - Select your own start date. You will be the only student in the class.

2300 + If you accept merging of other students. Per Participant & excluding VAT/GST
4 Hours
8 Hours
Week Days

Start Time : At any time

12 AM
12 PM

1-On-1 Training is Guaranteed to Run (GTR)
Group Training
1800 Per Participant & excluding VAT/GST
09 - 13 Oct
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
(8 Hours/Day)
06 - 10 Nov
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM CST
(8 Hours/Day)

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Course Prerequisites

Before enrolling in the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Training, the following prerequisites are expected to be met:
• Must have an in-depth understanding of Kubernetes architecture and components
• Knowledge of cloud-native architectures and technologies such as Docker, container technology, and microservice-based applications.
• Familiarity with system management and administration concepts such as networking, storage, and security.
• Experience working with and/or administrating Linux systems, such as CentOS and Ubuntu.
• Proficiency in scripting languages such as Bash, Python, or Go.

Target Audience

The Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) training is ideal for those with a technical background looking to expand their skillset, especially in cloud-native technology
This course is suited for Operators, System Administrators, Developers, QA/QE professionals, and IT Architects
Through this program, participants will be prepared to demonstrate their knowledge, skills and competency of containerized application deployment and maintenance on Kubernetes

Participants should have at least one year of Kubernetes experience or a related technology such as Docker, Vagrant, or EC2, and any prior knowledge of Linux, network and database technologies is helpful but not essential
This training is perfect for those passionate about the cloud-native landscape, those looking to enter the Kubernetes market and those interested in developing their Kubernetes skills
The course provides an invaluable industry certification for those looking to validate their knowledge of the cloud-native environment and demonstrate their credentials to potential employers

Learning Objectives of Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)

1. Explain the Kubernetes system architecture and components.
2. Design and deploy applications in Kubernetes.
3. Configure and manage Kubernetes clusters.
4. Troubleshoot and maintain applications running on Kubernetes clusters.
5. Manage security and authentication for the Kubernetes cluster.
6. Manage networking for the Kubernetes cluster.
7. Manage storage and logging for the Kubernetes cluster.
8. Monitor and optimize performance of the Kubernetes cluster.
9. Deploy, extend and troubleshoot the Kubernetes system itself.
10. Maintain the underlying infrastructure.
Student Name Feedback
Vlad Stonescu
United States
A1. I am not great with motivational speeches, but good job! :)
Mihai Voica
United States
A1. Shubham was very helpful, helped answer all the student questions
Dan Stancu
United States
A1. Good job explaining, also nice tips and tricks for exam.
Cristian Bizon
United States
A1. Things I didn't like, or I consider can be improved: - Try to make attendants copy-paste less for the labs. The best lab was the one with network-policies, where we had to figure out the .yaml file ourselves. - Provide official documentation links for each module. e.g pod link from official documentation for the pod part, the same for deployments, services, etc. - Explain first the concept and then ask about it, not the other way around.
Andrei Calinescu
United States
A1. The course was very well structured and the trainer was very explicit and I like that he reveal us all the informations about the CKA exam and was very explicit. Good job.
Ini Inyang
United States
A1. Shruti is an amazing trainer. I was completely new to Kubernetes when I first started with her and she was so patient and helpful. She created a learning structure that would match what is applicable to a production environment and always pushed me to do my best
Tysond Lamison
United States
A1. The course was very informative and hands-on. Keep up the good work.
Tysond Lamison Jr
United States
A1. You're an excellent teacher and very knowledgeable
Varinder Singh
United States
Good stuff
Troy Boswell
United States
A1. I enjoyed that the trainer seemed to like the material and provide very useful k8s insights and examples
Francis Pinaroc
United States
A1. Trainer has really deep understanding of Kubernetes and I learned a lot!
James Jolly
United States
A1. Very Personable and engaged.
Arijit Maity
United States
A1. The trainer was absolutely great, Excellent energy and interest and depth about all the topics.
United States
A1. Really loved the way, the sessions were conducted
Jerome Powers
United States
A1. Great instruction!


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  • Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
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This Certified Kubernetes Administrator course is intended for Kubernetes administrators, cloud administrators, and other professionals within the IT space that manages Kubernetes instances.

The cost to enroll for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator course with Koenig Solutions is USD 1000. And there might be a slight change in the price depending upon the learning mode and the location of the participant. However, the cost of the CKA exam from the Linux Foundation remains the same at USD 375 across the globe.

The duration of this Certified Kubernetes Administrator course is based on your choice of learning mode. At Koenig Solutions, you can opt for this 5-day Training on weekdays at 4 hours per day and on the weekends at 8 hours per day options. This flexibility of timing helps working professionals to choose the training and delivery model of their choice and one which suits their needs.

Candidates who register for the examination will have two attempts per registration; one free retake is offered per CKA examination purchase in the event that a passing score is not achieved and the candidate has not otherwise been deemed ineligible for the certification or retake.

Participants who enroll for the Certified Kubernetes Administrator certification training will get:

  • A copy of the Certified Kubernetes Administrator course material
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator Sample Papers
  • Hands-on exercises developed by an expert Kubernetes trainer from Linux Foundation
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator course completion certificate from an accredited Linux Foundation training partner

Yes, Koenig Solutions is an accredited Linux Foundation Training Partner to deliver Certified Kubernetes Administrator Certification Training across the globe.

You can take up this Certified Kubernetes Administrator certification training course in multiple delivery modes that include:

  • Instructor-led Classroom Training
  • Instructor-led Live Online Training
  • 1-on-1 Training
  • Fly-me-a-Trainer
  • Corporate/on-site Training

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