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Container Orchestration

Helm for Beginners

Learn and get certified with simple and easy hands-on labs
Mumshad Mannambeth
Founder & CEO, KodeKloud
DevOps Pre-Requisite Course
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What you’ll learn

  • Introduction to Helm and its architecture
  • Installation on a local machine and a Kubernetes cluster
  • Basic concepts of Helm, such as charts, releases, and repositories
  • Create a basic Helm chart and its templates
  • Configure and customize Helm charts 
  • Add dependencies and manage them in Helm
  • Publish and distribute Helm charts to a repository

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Kubernetes has surged in popularity in recent years. Several Kubernetes resources, such as pods, services, deployments, and replica sets, must be defined and managed when deploying an application on Kubernetes. Each of these necessitates the creation of a set of YAML manifest files. Maintaining multiple manifest files for each of these resources becomes problematic in the context of complicated application deployment. Furthermore, generating manifest files and supplying configuration options externally might be critical in allowing deployments to be customized. Other essential considerations include dependency management and version control.

This is where Helm comes to the rescue.

Helm is a Kubernetes package manager similar to NPM or YARN. It’s not only a Package Manager, though; it’s also a Kubernetes Deployment Management. To put it another way, instead of needing to declare numerous Kubernetes resources to deploy an application, Helm allows you to simply execute a few commands in the terminal and press enter, and you’re done!

Helm is crucial in automating the process of installing, configuring, and upgrading complicated Kubernetes applications in this case. Helm employs a chart-based packing system. A chart is a group of files that explain a set of Kubernetes resources that are connected.

Practice! Practice! Practice!

Lectures alone won’t help, in this video, you will learn from various demos shown in lectures and hands-on labs.

You will be given a challenge to solve using the Helm skills you have learned.

Our labs can be accessed right in your browser without having to setup any lab environment yourself. We validate your work and give you feedback instantly.

What you will learn:

In this course you will learn about :

  • What is Helm
  • Installation and configuration of Helm
  • Helm2 vs Helm3
  • Helm Architecture
  • All about Helm charts
  • Lifecycle management with Helm
  • Functions
  • Pipelines
  • Conditionals
  • With Blocks
  • Ranges
  • Named Templates
  • Chart Hooks
  • Packaging and Signing Charts

What are the prerequisites:

  • Basic Kubernetes knowledge is required.
  • YAML knowledge is required.
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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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