Launch your Kubernetes career and prepare for your KCNA certification exam with these
Recorded video courses and Live training courses.
Recorded Video Courses
Recorded video courses can be purchased from PearsonIT Certification and InformIT, or viewed online with a subscription at learning.oreilly.com. The benefit of a recorded video course is that you can begin studying whenever you want and at your own pace.
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KUBERNETES CERTIFICATION: 1. Getting Started with Containers
Get to truly understand containers.
Getting Started with Containers LiveLessons
Become a container pro with either Docker or Podman.
This 6-hour course starts off with an overview of the basics and key topics of what containers are and goes in depth of what working with containers entail.
Each lesson provides detailed training followed by a hands-on lab, so you can practice your skills and extend your containers knowledge.
KUBERNETES CERTIFICATION: 2. Getting Started with Kubernetes, 3rd Edition
Learn how to use, deploy, and manage Kubernetes.
Getting Started with Kubernetes LiveLessons, 3rd Edition
Deep dive training to help you launch your Kubernetes career.
This 6-hour course is focused on equipping you with the knowledge and skills needed to get up and running with Kubernetes quickly.
You’ll learn using lecture and hands-on demos and labs.
KUBERNETES CERTIFICATION: 3. Kubernetes and Cloud Native Associate
Now you master the fundamentals, it is time for your first certification to proof you understand Kubernetes fundamentals and concepts
Kubernetes and Cloud Native Associate (KCNA) Complete Video Course
The KCNA video course gives you an understanding of Kubernetes fundamentals and concepts to start working with Kubernetes and Cloud Native computing.
With 8 hours of video instruction, including labs, demonstrations, and lightboard explanations, this course also provides a solid preparation for your KCNA exam.
Complement your training with the following courses:
For a quick overview of Kubernetes:
Hands-on Kubernetes LiveLessons 3rd edition
This course is all about giving you real-world skills for configuration and deployment, so you can tackle your Kubernetes projects head-on. It features over 4 hours of hands-on tutorials, complete with lightboard explanations and demonstrations, making it easy for you to start using Kubernetes right away.
For an understanding of Linux fundamentals:
Linux Fundamentals video course
Kubernetes comes from a Linux environment, and many of the things you'll be doing are interfacing with the Kubernetes command line. To be comfortable with that it's helpful to master Linux fundamentals.
For a deeper understanding:
Building and Managing Microservices with Kubernetes and Istio
Microservices is the right choice to run complex applications. Learn to run successful Microservices in Kubernetes and Istio.
Live Training Courses
The O’Reilly membership site offers live training courses. The benefit of live training courses is that the learning is always up to date on the most recent (exam) topics. When changes are made to the Kubernetes software, the live course will provide up-to-date information.
Live training courses are typically fast-paced. On the other hand, there is direct interaction, which allows you to ask questions during the training and, to some extent, adapt the teaching to your needs.