Getting Started with Google Kubernetes Engine

Learn how to deploy, manage and scale containerized applications on Kubernetes powered by Google Cloud.
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1 day course
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Google Cloud Partner of the Year
A private training session for your team. Groups can be of any size, at a location of your choice including our training centres.

From understanding container basics through to deploying applications, we’ll help show you how to get started with Google Kuberbetes Engine.

Jellyfish has recently been named a Google Cloud Specialisation Partner of the Year. This title recognises our commitment to provide world-leading Cloud-based Training solutions that help our clients succeed. This one-day course will start with an introduction to containers, Docker, and the Google Container Registry.

You’ll learn to how to containerize workloads in Docker containers, deploy them to Kubernetes clusters provided by Google Kubernetes Engine, and scale those workloads to handle increased traffic.

We’ll also cover how to continuously deploy new code in a Kubernetes cluster to provide application updates.

This Getting started with Google Kubernetes Engine course is available via Virtual Classroom or as a private training session that can be delivered at a location of your choice.

Course overview
Who should attend:
This course is intended for Application developers, Cloud Solutions Architects, DevOps Engineers and IT managers. Individuals using Google Cloud Platform to create new solutions or to integrate existing systems, application environments, and infrastructure with Google Cloud will also benefit from attending this course.
Walk away with the ability to:
  • Explain how software containers work
  • Understand the architecture of Kubernetes
  • Describe the architecture of Google Cloud
  • Understand how pod networking works in Google Kubernetes Engine
  • Create and manage Kubernetes Engine clusters using the Google Cloud Console and gcloud / kubectl commands

To get the most out of this course you should have basic proficiency with command-line tools and Linux operating system environments, as well as Web server technologies such as Nginx.

It's recommended you also have Systems Operations experience including deploying and managing applications, either on-premises or in a public cloud environment.

Course Agenda
Module 1: Introduction to Google Cloud
  • Use the Google Cloud Console
  • Use Cloud Shell
  • Define Cloud Computing
  • Identify Google Cloud compute services
  • Understand Regions and Zones
  • Understand the Cloud Resource Hierarchy
  • Administer your Google Cloud Resources
Module 2: Containers and Kubernetes in Google Cloud
  • Create a Container Using Cloud Build
  • Store a Container in Container Registry
  • Understand the Relationship Between Kubernetes and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)
  • Understand how to Choose Among Google Cloud Compute Platforms
Module 3: Kubernetes Architecture
  • Understand the Architecture of Kubernetes: Pods, Namespaces
  • Understand the Control-plane Components of Kubernetes
  • Create Container Images using Cloud Build
  • Store Container Images in Container Registry
  • Create a Kubernetes Engine Cluster
Module 4: Introduction to Kubernetes Workloads
  • The kubectl Command
  • Introduction to Deployments
  • Pod Networking
  • Volumes Overview
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