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Chad M. Crowell
  • September 2023
  • ISBN 9781633439092
  • 312 pages
  • printed in black & white

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Becoming a Kubernetes administrator is a big accomplishment—and passing the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam can be a big boost to your career! Learn the hands on skills you need to ace the exam with clear teaching and hands-on exercises that match the unique CKA test environment.

In Acing the Certified Kubernetes Administrator Exam you’ll learn how to:

  • Administer an application running on Kubernetes
  • Troubleshoot errors inside a Kubernetes cluster
  • Authenticate users and machines to the Kubernetes API
  • Create persistent storage in Kubernetes
  • Add additional functionality to an existing Kubernetes cluster

Acing the Certified Kubernetes Administrator Exam is your fast-track to becoming a Certified Kubernetes Administrator! Your expert exam tutor is Chad Crowell, whose courses have helped thousands of developers to understand Kubernetes and earn the coveted CKA certification. If you’re familiar with Kubernetes, this book will ensure you’re ready to pass in just one month of study. If you’re brand new, this is the perfect primer to get started on your Kubernetes journey.

Go hands-on with all the exam objectives, including deploying containerized applications to Kubernetes, accessing an application from an ingress resource, and backup and restore. Plus, essential exam tips and exercises help you work out your mental muscle memory.

about the technology

The Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) exam proves to your next employer that you can set up and manage Kubernetes clusters. In this rigorous test offered by the Linux Foundation, you’ll configure and manage production-grade clusters hands-on as a proctor watches. Simply put, if you aren’t ready, you won’t pass.

about the book

Acing the Certified Kubernetes Administrator Exam teaches every skill you need to pass the CKA. You can’t “hack” this exam by learning a few test-taking tricks. Instead, you’ll master vital techniques like load balancing and networking with carefully designed exercises that you practice using the CKA’s command-line interface. With this book, you’ll be confident and ready for exam day.

what's inside

  • Administer an application on Kubernetes
  • Troubleshoot errors in a Kubernetes cluster
  • Authenticate users and machines
  • Create persistent storage

about the reader

For readers who know the basics of containers and Linux admin. No Kubernetes experience required.

about the author

Chad M. Crowell is the author of dozens of courses on Kubernetes and DevOps with Pluralsight and INE. Chad is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT).

As someone who helped establish the CKA, I’m impressed! Great explanations, great visuals, and excellent hands-on exercises. That’s what counts to pass the CKA exam!

Michael Hausenblas, AWS Solution Engineering Lead and CNCF Ambassador

An invaluable resource. All exam topics are covered in detail and clearly explained.

Rob Pacheco, Forward Financing

I just passed CKA. Do you need a better recommendation?

David Moravec, Y Soft

An absolute marvel. It’s clear, instructive, and hands-on. Highly recommended!

Giang Châu, AppHub

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