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Kubernetes for developers training
Formats:  Asynchronous
Level: Intermediate
Recommended Knowledge
Understanding of containers
Basic Linux commands
Git basics
Basic understanding of networking
Understanding of Cloud concepts

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Kubernetes For Developers K8S-03

Our Kubernetes for Developers training course at Jumping Bean is meticulously designed to equip developers with the essential skills needed to effectively build, deploy, and manage applications on Kubernetes. This course delves into the core concepts of Kubernetes from a developer's perspective, covering advanced techniques for container orchestration, configuration, and security. Through a combination of expert-led lectures and hands-on labs, participants will gain practical experience in using Kubernetes to streamline their development workflows, optimize application performance, and enhance scalability.

Target Audience

This course is ideal for software developers, DevOps engineers, and IT professionals who have a foundational understanding of containerization and are eager to deepen their expertise in Kubernetes. If you have experience with Docker, basic Linux command-line operations, and fundamental networking concepts, this course will significantly enhance your capabilities. It is also perfect for developers transitioning to roles that require managing containerized applications in production environments or those looking to implement Kubernetes as part of their DevOps practices.

Job Opportunities

Completing the Kubernetes for Developers training course opens up numerous career opportunities in the tech industry. With a solid grasp of Kubernetes, you can pursue roles such as Kubernetes Developer, DevOps Engineer, Cloud Developer, and Site Reliability Engineer (SRE). Organizations across various sectors are increasingly adopting Kubernetes to manage their containerized applications, making this expertise highly sought after. By mastering Kubernetes, you will be well-positioned to contribute to innovative projects, improve deployment processes, and ensure the reliability and scalability of applications in dynamic, cloud-native environments. This skill set not only enhances your career prospects but also prepares you to take on challenging and rewarding roles in the rapidly evolving tech landscape.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Kubernetes for Developers

1.1 Overview of Kubernetes

  • Introduction to Kubernetes
  • Key concepts and components
  • Benefits of using Kubernetes for application development

1.2 Getting Started with Kubernetes

  • Setting up a local development environment (Minikube, kind)
  • Overview of cloud-based Kubernetes services (GKE, EKS, AKS)
  • Basic kubectl commands

Module 2: Core Concepts

2.1 Kubernetes Architecture

  • Master and worker nodes
  • API server, scheduler, controller manager, and etcd
  • Kubelet and kube-proxy

2.2 Pods and Deployments

  • Understanding Pods and multi-container Pods
  • Creating and managing Deployments
  • Deployment strategies (rolling updates, blue-green deployments)

Module 3: Configuration

3.1 ConfigMaps and Secrets

  • Using ConfigMaps for application configuration
  • Managing sensitive data with Secrets
  • Best practices for configuration management

3.2 Environment Variables and Resource Management

  • Setting environment variables in Pods
  • Managing resource requests and limits
  • Understanding and managing resource quotas

Module 4: Multi-Container Pods

4.1 Multi-Container Pod Design

  • Sidecar, Ambassador, and Adapter patterns
  • Use cases and best practices

4.2 Communication Between Containers

  • Inter-container communication
  • Shared volumes and IPC

Module 5: Observability

5.1 Application Monitoring

  • Monitoring applications with Prometheus
  • Custom metrics and alerts
  • Integrating with Grafana for visualization

5.2 Centralized Logging

  • Logging best practices
  • Using Fluentd, Elasticsearch, and Kibana (EFK) stack
  • Debugging and troubleshooting applications

Module 6: Services & Networking

6.1 Services and Networking

  • Service types (ClusterIP, NodePort, LoadBalancer)
  • Exposing applications with services
  • Using Ingress for HTTP/HTTPS routing

6.2 Advanced Networking

  • Network policies and security groups
  • Service mesh (Istio, Linkerd)
  • Multi-cluster networking

Module 7: State Persistence

7.1 Volumes and Persistent Volumes

  • Overview of volumes
  • Working with Persistent Volumes (PVs) and Persistent Volume Claims (PVCs)
  • Storage classes and dynamic provisioning

7.2 Managing Stateful Applications

  • StatefulSets for stateful applications
  • Managing databases and data stores
  • Backup and restore strategies

Module 8: Security

8.1 Security Best Practices

  • Securing container images and runtime
  • Implementing RBAC for applications
  • Network policies and securing communication

8.2 Authentication and Authorization

  • Advanced RBAC configurations
  • Webhook token authentication
  • Securing Kubernetes API access

Module 9: CI/CD and GitOps

9.1 Implementing CI/CD Pipelines

  • Integrating Kubernetes with CI/CD tools (Jenkins, GitLab CI, etc.)
  • Continuous deployment strategies
  • Blue-green deployments and canary releases

9.2 GitOps Principles and Practices

  • Introduction to GitOps
  • Tools for GitOps (ArgoCD, Flux)
  • Implementing GitOps workflows

Module 10: Advanced Application Management

10.1 Custom Resources and Operators

  • Introduction to Custom Resource Definitions (CRDs)
  • Building and managing Operators
  • Extending Kubernetes functionality

10.2 Helm and Package Management

  • Introduction to Helm
  • Creating and managing Helm charts
  • Using Helm for application deployment and management

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