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Architecting on Kubernetes (ARKU)


Course Overview

This course covers the fundamentals of building applications on Kubernetes and fills the gap between administering Kubernetes and planing and architecting a Kubernetes solution.

Students learn how to effectively architect their applications by understanding Kubernetes principles and paradigms. In addition, students explore the Kubernetes infrastructure and deploy a variety of applications in guided labs. The course also covers how to secure applications and build them into robust and adaptive solutions.

Who should attend

This course is intended for:

  • Solutions architects
  • Software developers
  • Technical managers

Course Objectives

In this course, you will learn to:

  • Make architectural decisions based on Kubernetes architectural principles and paradigms
  • Leverage Kubernetes features to make your applications scalable, reliable, and highly available
  • Leverage the Kubernetes infrastructure to enable greater flexibility and resiliency of your overall solution
  • Adopt security best practices for their applications and clusters.
  • Deploy applications on clusters.

Course Content

Day 1
  • Introduction to and History of Kubernetes
  • 10,000 Feet View of Kubernetes
  • Crash Course: Docker Fundamentals
  • Lab 1: Deploying the First Container
  • Applications on Kubernetes (Pods, Services, Deployments)
  • Interfacing with Kubernetes with kubectl
  • Lab 2: Deploying a Real-World Application
Day 2
  • Guide to Kubernetes Cluster Infrastructure
  • Security with Secrets, RBAC and Namespaces
  • Networking Overview
  • Lab 3: Securing the Application
  • Understanding Ingress
  • Storage Options
  • Stateful Sets
  • Lab 4: Databases on Kubernetes
Day 3
  • High-Availability and Desaster Recovery
  • Elasticity and Scaling
  • Cloud Options
  • Lab 5: Spinning up a Cluster on Your Favorite Cloud Provider
  • Using Helm
  • Course Wrap-Up
Online Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • 2,250.- €

Courseware language: English

Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,250.- €
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.

Courseware language: English


Fast Lane will carry out all guaranteed training regardless of the number of attendees, exempt from force majeure or other unexpected events, like e.g. accidents or illness of the trainer, which prevent the course from being conducted.
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom. All FLEX courses are also Instructor-led Online Trainings (ILO).
Time zone CEST
27/07/2020 ― 29/07/2020 Online Training Time zone: CEST Course language: German guaranteed date!
23/11/2020 ― 25/11/2020 Online Training Time zone: CET Course language: German
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom. All FLEX courses are also Instructor-led Online Trainings (ILO).
23/11/2020 ― 25/11/2020 Hamburg
23/11/2020 ― 25/11/2020 Zurich