Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Study Guide

Study Materials of Kubernetes Concepts Needed for Application Development

This study guide goes in-depth on the topics you need to pass the CKAD exam from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. Learn core principles of services and networking, and gain a thorough understanding of state persistence and volumes. Practice with real sample exercises.
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Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) | Study Guide Chapters

Cockroach Labs is proud to offer this free two-chapter excerpt. You will learn:

The core concepts behind Pods and Services, central concepts in Kubernetes

How to create and manage Pod-to-Pod communication through a Service

How to create network policies and minimize attacks from outside vectors

Core principles behind Volumes and PersistentVolumes, which persist data to physical storage

How to configure PersistentVolumes and PersistentVolumeClaims and how to navigate their relationship to each other

About The Study Guide

This new study guide from O’Reilly will teach readers how to operate, troubleshoot, and monitor applications in Kubernetes. It includes everything you will need to know to prepare for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s (CNCF) certification exam, including sample exercises and key exam concepts.

About the Author

This study guide is authored by Benjamin Muschko, an open source advocate, software engineer, and trainer. Muschko is passionate about automation, testing, and continuous delivery.