Final Exam: Advanced Kubernetes Concepts and Practices

Kubernetes 1.20    |    Intermediate
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Final Exam: Advanced Kubernetes Concepts and Practices will test your knowledge and application of the topics presented throughout the Advanced Kubernetes Concepts and Practices track of the Skillsoft Aspire Building Advanced Kubernetes Skills Journey.


  • identify what Kubernetes is, provide its history, and provide context for why it is so useful
    identify several key features of Kubernetes
    describe the YAML templating language
    compare and contrast the difference between imperative and declarative cluster management
    introduce Kubernetes objects and explain their purpose
    identify what a pod is, and explain its crucial role in Kubernetes
    identify the phases of a pod's life and describe a pod's lifecycle
    identify what a Namespace is in Kubernetes and understand its role
    identify what a ReplicaSet is in Kubernetes and understand its role
    recognize what a Service is in Kubernetes, what they are used for, and how they relate Deployments
    define what a cluster and nodes are and understand the motivation behind clustering
    explain some of the classical challenges associated with clustering and how Kubernetes helps us with them
    explain how Kubernetes was designed for distributed computing and that it is a clustering software
    explain how it is important to be able to place pods on different nodes throughout the cluster and how that is related to high availability and reliability
    explain what a Secret is in Kubernetes and why it is useful
  • configure a Kubernetes cluster
    run a Kubernetes deployment
    use Kubectl to run commands against Kubernetes clusters
    configure liveness and readiness probes for containers
    setup autoscaling on a Kubernetes cluster
    describe package management and why it is important for Kubernetes applications
    describe Kubernetes "YAML" manifests and how they are used
    describe Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) and how it managed for continuous delivery
    install the Helm CLI from source or pre-built binary releases
    install a Helm chart in your Kubernetes cluster
    use Fluentd to collect log information in your Kubernetes application
    monitor your Kubernetes application with Elasticsearch
    identify what should be monitored in Kubernetes and the benefits
    describe the purpose of application logging and monitoring
    describe cloud monitoring and how it changed the nature of logging and monitoring


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