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Container Orchestration

Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)

Mumshad Mannambeth
Founder & CEO, KodeKloud
DevOps Pre-Requisite Course
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What you’ll learn

  • Introduction to Kubernetes architecture and components
  • Kubernetes API and Kubernetes objects
  • Deploy and manage applications 
  • Configure Kubernetes networking and services
  • Kubernetes storage options and management
  • Scale and update applications 
  • Troubleshoot and debug Kubernetes applications
  • Prepare for the CKAD certification exam

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*** Updated for latest CKAD (2024) 1.29 version of Exam ***

“Kubernetes, the open source cloud computing tool, had the fastest growth in job searches, rising 173% from a year before. ” –

A Kubernetes Certification (CKAD) can take your career to a whole new level. Learn, practice, and get certified on Kubernetes with hands-on labs right in your browser.

Learning Kubernetes is essential for any DevOps professional. DevOps engineers are always in demand. Currently, the average Silicon Valley salary for a DevOps engineer is 20% higher than what a software engineer makes. And one of the most in-demand skills is Kubernetes Deployment.

Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating the deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. It was originally designed by Google and is now maintained by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.

Simplify Complex Technology
This course helps you gain the knowledge required to design and deploy cloud-native applications on a Kubernetes cluster. A series of well-designed lectures with animation and illustrations help you understand complex concepts easily.

Practice! Practice! Practice!

Lectures alone won’t help you clear the certification. The Kubernetes Certification (CKAD) is a practical hands-on exam. You need hands-on experience, you need to get fast and you need practice. That is what our integrated hands-on lab experience gives you. Our coding quizzes can be accessed right in your browser without having to setup any lab environment yourself. We validate your work and give you feedback instantly. Preview few lab exercises for Free!

After you have completed the lectures and coding exercises you will have the opportunity to complete a series of assignments that put your new skills to the test. You will be given a challenge to solve using the Kubernetes skills you have learned.

This will give you real-world experience and the chance to work with other students in the community. You will develop a Kubernetes deployment and get feedback for your work.

Join our community of Experts and Learners

Once you enrol, you will get access to our Slack Channel where our instructors and experts will help in answering your doubts and help you in getting through the practical lab exercises. Learn from others and by helping others.

Don’t waste any more time wondering what course is best for you. You’ve already found it. Get started right away!

“The Best Course for the Kubernetes . For Beginners the perfect search ends here.” – Student Testimonial

Legal Notice:

Kubernetes and the Kubernetes logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of The Linux Foundation. in the United States and/or other countries. The Linux Foundation and other parties may also have trademark rights in other terms used herein. This course is not certified, accredited, affiliated with, nor endorsed by Kubernetes or The Linux Foundation.

Course Update History

  • Feb 17, 2024 – Lab environment upgrade to 1.29v
  • June 15, 2023 – Lab environment upgrade to 1.27v
  • Feb 2, 2023 – Lab environment upgrade to 1.26v
  • Oct 10, 2022 – Lab environment upgrade to 1.24v
  • Aug 27, 2022 – Lightning Labs and mock exam solutions added
  • May 1, 2022 – Lab environment upgrade to 1.23v
  • Oct 20, 2021 – Lab environment upgrade to 1.22v
  • Sep 1, 2021 – Course Updates / Exam Curriculum Update
    New lectures and labs added based on the new curriculum on topics mentioned below:
    Build, define, and modify container images
    Authentication, Authorization, and Admission Control
    API Groups
    Role-based access controls
    Understanding API deprecations
    Blue/Green or Canary deployments
    Discovering and using resources that extend Kubernetes (CRD)
  • May 10, 2021 – Lab environment upgrade to 1.20v
  • Aug 24, 2020 – Lab environment upgrade to 1.19v
  • Jun 16, 2020 – Lab environment upgrade to 1.18v
  • Feb 20, 2020 – New lectures on working with kubectl outputs, Rolling updates, Rollbacks, and 2 new Lightening Labs were added.
    Mock Exams updated.
  • Jan 2, 2020 – New lectures on Storage Classes, StatefulSets, and Volume Claim Templates were added.
  • Jul 5, 2019 – New Mock Exam to the Kubernetes Certification Courses added
  • Jan 2, 2019 – New lecture ConfigMaps added
  • Dec 19, 2018 – New videos and practice tests on Service Accounts in Kubernetes added to the course
  • Dec 13, 2018 – New lectures on Taints/Tolerations and Node Affinity added
  • Dec 1, 2018 – Kubernetes Challenge Series Game of PODS added
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What our students say

About the instructor

Mumshad Mannambeth, Founder and CEO of KodeKloud, is renowned for revolutionizing online learning in DevOps, Cloud Computing, and Automation. 

Mumshad has also worked for Dell EMC, he held various roles including Solutions Architect/Developer and Storage Operations Specialist, where he specialized in storage automation and cloud deployment solutions. His contributions in application modernization and cloud migration are notable.

Mumshad has led teams in APAC, focusing on DevOps and Cloud Automation. His expertise in designing and deploying applications on Microsoft Azure and developing CI/CD pipelines has been pivotal in his professional journey.

He's widely recognized as a Knowledge Sharing Author and has been honored with Excellence@EMC awards in multiple categories.

Mumshad Mannambeth's blend of technical expertise and educational innovation has made him a popular figure in the tech community, and his work at KodeKloud continues to impact and upskill engineers globally.

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UPDATES: Sep 2021 Changes

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Additional Practice – Kubernetes Challenges (Optional)


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