Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Literacy (Beginner Level)

  • 16m
  • 16 questions
The Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Literacy (Beginner Level) benchmark measures your literacy of fundamental Kubernetes technologies and the context that these technologies fit. A learner who scores high on this benchmark demonstrates that they have had exposure to Kubernetes and the problems it solves on more than one occasion and possibly with project exposure. They are able to participate in informed conversations and decision-making regarding Kubernetes technologies and can understand the scope of some projects.

Topics covered

  • describe the different container orchestration options and container orchestration deployment options that can be adopted to manage containerized deployments
  • describe the key features and components of Kubernetes
  • describe the lifecycle of a Pod and list the possible values of the Pod phase and container states that run inside Pods
  • describe the purpose of Container Runtime Interface and list the Container runtimes supported by Kubernetes
  • identify the pros and cons of the different recommended installation and configuration options for Kubernetes in order to able to select the right options
  • list the built-in tools provided by Kubernetes that can be used to work with the Kubernetes system efficiently
  • list the key criteria that need to be considered while evaluating Kubernetes solutions for enterprise workloads
  • list the key objective of Kubernetes services and the different approaches to exposing services
  • recall the architecture of highly available Kubernetes and the benefits of multi-master high availability architecture
  • recall the concept and benefits of container orchestration
  • recall the concept of workloads from the perspective of Kubernetes along with the workload resources that manages pods
  • recall the path of transformation that we can adopt to transform monolith applications to microservices
  • recognize the advantages and disadvantages of the different approaches for setting up highly available Kubernetes clusters
  • recognize the challenges associated with monolith applications in the cloud along with the benefits afforded by microservices
  • recognize the concept of Pods in Kubernetes along with the approaches used by Pods to manage multiple containers
  • recognize the role of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation and the evolution of Kubernetes