Kubernetes Essentials Training: Course Overview

Learn about the impact that Containers and Container Orchestrations are having on how software is being designed, developed, packaged and delivered. This course aims to educate participants on the concept of Container Orchestration via Kubernetes. It is aimed at helping developers understand why we need a Container Orchestrator and then quickly learn about the various aspect of Kubernetes and how it helps in addressing the issues faced otherwise.

After completing Kubernetes Essentials course, Students will be able to:

  • Overview of why we need Kubernetes and what Kubernetes is
  • Overview of Kubernetes Architecture
  • Understand Kubernetes Pods
  • Understand Kubernetes Services
  • Learn about State Persistence in Kubernetes
  • Understand various types of Controllers and how to use them
  • Understand various options that exist for Pod Scheduling and how to use them
  • Understand various options that exists for cluster maintenance and how to use them

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Key Features

  • Our training modules have 50% - 60% hands-on lab sessions to encourage Thinking-Based Learning (TBL)
  • Interactive-rich virtual and face-to-face classroom teaching to inculcate Problem-Based Learning (PBL)
  • Industry certified instructor-led training and mentoring sessions to develop Competency-Based Learning (CBL)
  • Well-structured use-cases to simulate challenges encountered in a Real-World environment
  • Integrated teaching assistance and support through experts designed Learning Management System (LMS) and ExamReady platform
  • Being an authorized Industry Learning Partner gives us the edge over competition

Who Should Attend

  • IT Professionals who want to gain complete understanding of Kubernetes
  • IT Professionals who want to understand how to prepare containerized application for Kubernetes
  • IT Professionals who want to understand the Kubernetes core API objects to configure their application
  • System Administrators who want to understand how to manage containerized applications in a cluster


  • Knowledge of basic unix / linux commands will be good to have
  • Valid AWS account and individual credentials to create EC2 instances
  • Should have knowledge to create AWS EC2 instances and should know how to access EC2 instances via SSH
  • Should have attended Docker Essentials course or have very good, hands-on knowledge of Docker Containers

Learning objectives of a DevOps Kubernetes Essentials Training

  • Understanding DevOps Principles: Gain a solid understanding of the principles, values, and practices of DevOps, including continuous integration, continuous delivery, and automation.
  • Introduction to Kubernetes: Learn about the key concepts and components of Kubernetes, including pods, services, deployments, and namespaces. Understand how Kubernetes enables container orchestration and management.
  • Kubernetes Architecture: Explore the architecture of Kubernetes, including the control plane components (API server, scheduler, controller manager, etcd) and worker nodes. Understand how these components work together to provide a resilient and scalable container environment.
  • Deploying Applications with Kubernetes: Learn how to deploy containerized applications using Kubernetes. Understand the different deployment strategies, such as rolling updates and canary deployments. Gain hands-on experience in deploying, scaling, and managing applications on Kubernetes.
  • Managing Kubernetes Resources: Learn how to manage and configure Kubernetes resources, including pods, deployments, services, and persistent volumes. Understand how to use YAML or JSON manifests to define the desired state of your applications and infrastructure.
  • Monitoring and Logging: Gain knowledge of monitoring and logging practices in a Kubernetes environment. Learn about popular monitoring and logging tools and techniques for troubleshooting and performance optimization.

Why You Might Consider Choosing Cloudthat for Your Certification

  • CloudThat offers comprehensive course content that covers all the essential aspects of DevOps and Kubernetes. The training is designed to provide you with a strong foundation and practical skills required for effective implementation in real-world scenarios.
  • CloudThat's certifications are well-recognized in the industry. Holding a certification from a reputable training provider like CloudThat can enhance your professional credibility and increase your chances of securing job opportunities in the DevOps and Kubernetes domain.
  • CloudThat has a team of experienced trainers who possess in-depth knowledge of DevOps and Kubernetes. They have practical, real-world experience in implementing these technologies, which allows them to deliver valuable insights and hands-on training.
  • CloudThat provides post-training support to help you with any queries or challenges you might face during your learning journey. This support ensures that you have access to assistance even after completing the certification
  • CloudThat has an active learning community comprising professionals and learners interested in cloud technologies. This community provides a platform for knowledge sharing, networking, and continuous learning.

Course Outline Download Course Outline

Day 1

Kubernetes Overview

  • Issues faced while deploying / managing container on various environments
  • What is Kubernetes
  • How Kubernetes came into existence
  • Kubernetes Landscape

Kubernetes Architecture

  • Master – Slave Configuration of Kubernetes
  • Components of a Master Node
  • Components of a Slave Node
  • Communication within a Master and slave nodes
  • Setting up a development Kubernetes Cluster on AWS
  • Understanding Namespaces in Kubernetes

Kubernetes Pods

  • Kubernetes Objects
  • Understand what a Pod is and its relationship with a Container
  • Pod Lifecycle
  • Creating pods and running them on the cluster

Kubernetes Services

  • Understanding need for Service Discovery
  • Writing services and selecting pods using labels and selectors
  • Understand the differences between ClusterIP, NodePort and LoadBalancer services

State Persistence

  • How to manage state persistence in Kubernetes
  • Understand Storage Class, Persistence Volume and a Persistence Volume Claim
  • Understand difference between Static v/s Dynamic persistence
  • Understand difference between Stateless v/s Stateful containers

Day 2

Review Day 1

  • Review all Kubernetes objects and services covered so far
  • Review state persistence, objects used to achieve the same

Kubernetes Controllers

  • Understand how a Pod and Deployment works
  • Scaling pods using Deployment
  • Differences between Replication Controller v/s Deployment and ReplicaSet
  • How to update and rollback pods using ReplicaSet
  • Understand DaemonSet
  • Understand StatefulSet Controller and how to use it to manage stateful applications

Resource Quotas and Namespaces

  • Namespaces and quota allocation
  • Limiting resources using Resource Quotas


    • By earning Kubernetes Essentials certification, you will show your future or current employer that your competency in DevOps paradigm.
    • Kubernetes Essentials can be used to prepare for other DevOps role-based or specialty certifications, but it is not a prerequisite for any of them.
    • On successful completion of Kubernetes Essentials training aspirants receive a Course Completion Certificate from us
    • By successfully clearing the Kubernetes Essentials exams, aspirants earn certification

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, the Kubernetes Exam fee is included in the total cloudThat Kubernetes training course fee. You can discover the effects containers and container orchestrations have on software creation, development, packaging, and delivery. This course aims to introduce participants to the idea of Kubernetes-based container orchestration. It aims to aid developers in comprehending the requirement for a Container Orchestrator before teaching them fast about Kubernetes' many features and how they assist in resolving problems that would otherwise arise.

Kubernetes streamlines application management by automating operational activities associated with container management and providing built-in commands for application deployment, the rollout of updates, scaling up and down to accommodate changing requirements, monitoring, and more. It is also an orchestration tool for containerized applications, and it can always control resource allocation and traffic management for cloud applications and microservices.

After completing the Kubernetes training, you should start preparing for the interview. Your interview rounds will contain questions from basic to advanced. For instance, there will be simple questions like 'What is Kubernetes?' 'What are K8s?' you will also be asked descriptive questions like ' How are Kubernetes and Docker related?' 'What are the main differences between the Docker Swarm and Kubernetes?' and many more such questions. A candidate must be prepared thoroughly with as many questions as possible before the interview.

The fees differ as per your source for completing your Kubernetes course. You can opt for a renowned and trustworthy source like CloudThat for completing the best Kubernetes course. The course fee is around 19900 + 18%, where you will be provided hands-on lab sessions, interactive classrooms, integrated teaching assistance with industry experts, and a course from an authorized industry learning partner.

In a Kubernetes course, you will understand why we need Kubernetes and what it is about. You will get proper knowledge to create, deploy, and manage applications and clusters using Kubernetes. You will also learn about threat modeling and real-world security practices using Kubernetes and also to simulate chaos engineering using Kubernetes.

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