Getting Started with Kubernetes, 3rd Edition

getting started with kubernetes 3rd edition

Learn how to use, deploy, and manage Kubernetes in 6 hours.

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Getting Started with Kubernetes LiveLessons, 3nd Edition


Skill level

Intermediate/ experienced Linux Administrators


What you will learn

  • Set up Kubernetes for container orchestration
  • Use Docker within a Kubernetes environment
  • Set up a lab, and use Minikube
  • Work with kubectl and YAML files
  • Deploy applications in Kubernetes
  • Use pods, replica sets, and labels
  • Manage Namespaces and deployments
  • Scale deployments up and down
  • Work with networking in a Kubernetes environment
  • Network within a pod, and work with ingress
  • Store data in Kubernetes with persistent and non-persistent volumes
  • Understand dynamic provisioning
  • Work with secrets and configmaps
  • Work with Helm charts and other tools to manage Kubernetes in the enterprise
  • Set up Kubernetes in different public cloud environments
  • Build an on-premise Kubernetes cluster
  • Get information from the API
  • Learn to troubleshoot Kubernetes


This course is for you if you are

  • A Linux professional who  wants to start working with Kubernetes, the standard for container orchestration.
  • An IT administrator or DevOps professional who want to offer containerized applications to their users.


You will get the best results if

  • You are an intermediate/experienced Linux administrator.
  • You have at least one physical machine with 4GB of RAM or more to use as the Kubernetes host.



  1. Module 1: Kubernetes Fundamentals
    • Understanding Kubernetes and Cloud Native Computing
    • Understanding Containers
    • Installing Kubernetes
    • Exploring Kubernetes
  2. Module 2: Deploying Applications in Kubernetes
    • Running Applications in Kubernetes
    • Providing Access to Applications
    • Configuring Storage
    • Decoupling Application-Specific Information
    • Managing the Kubernetes API
  3. Module 3: Advanced Kubernetes Management
    • Running Kubernetes in the Enterprise
    • Managing Kubernetes in the Enterprise
    • Exploring Advanced Application Management Options
    • Troubleshooting Kubernetes


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Sander van Vugt has been teaching Red Hat, SUSE, and LPI Linux classes since 1994. He is best-selling author of numerous books and videos. Being an independent Linux trainer, author, and consultant he serves his clients all over the world or online from his home country The Netherlands.


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