Learning Kubernetes

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Kubernetes is the world's most popular open-source container orchestration engine. It offers the ability to schedule and manage containers—Docker or otherwise—at scale. This course introduces developers, DevOps engineers, and IT pros to Kubernetes. First, learn how to get a Kubernetes environment up and running on Mac or Windows using Minikube, and understand the components for Kubernetes. Next, deploy a sample Kubernetes application and manage it with the Kubernetes dashboard. Instructor Karthik Gaekwad also shows how to deploy a more complicated application with a database and APIs. Then learn how to run jobs and cron jobs. Finally, explore more advanced topics, including production deployments, namespaces, monitoring and logging, and authentication and authorization.


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    Karthik Gaekwad

    Head of Cloud Native Engineering at Verica

    Karthik Gaekwad is a veteran engineer who enjoys building software using cloud and container technologies.

    Karthik has worked in both large enterprises and startups, with his career spanning work at National Instruments, Signal Sciences (where he was the first hired engineer), StackEngine, and Oracle, where, as a principal engineer, he built out the Oracle Cloud managed Kubernetes engine. He currently serves as the head of cloud native engineering at Verica, where he works to build better continuous verification practices for the cloud native ecosystem. He also organizes several conferences, including DevOpsDays and Container Days. In his free time, Karthik enjoys spending time with his family, teaching others new things he's learned, dabbling in new product ideas, and blogging on theagileadmin.com.

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