Getting Started with Google Kubernetes Engine

Learn how to deploy, manage and scale containerized applications on Kubernetes, powered by Google Cloud on this one day instructor led course.
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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 been selected by Google to facilitate the delivery of this one-day course. The day 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 offered as a private training session and can be delivered at our own training venues in the Rosebank Link, Johannesburg or Umhlanga, any location of your choice or via Virtual Classroom.

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 the Google Cloud Platform will also benefit from attending this course.
Walk away with the ability to:
  • Explain the basics of containers
  • Containerize an existing application
  • Describe Kubernetes concepts and principles
  • Deploy applications to Kubernetes using the CLI
  • Create continuous delivery pipelines using Spinnaker and/or Jenkins

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.

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 Containers and Docker
  • Create a container
  • Package a container using Docker
  • Store a container image in Google Container Registry
  • Launch a Docker container
Module 2: Kubernetes Basics
  • Provision a complete Kubernetes cluster using Kubernetes Engine
  • Deploy and manage Docker containers using kubectl
  • Break an application into microservices using Kubernetes’ Deployments and Services
Module 3: Deploying to Kubernetes
  • Create a Kubernetes deployment
  • Trigger, pause, resume, and rollback updates
  • Understand and build canary deployments
Module 4: Creating a Continuous Delivery Pipeline
  • Provision Spinnaker or Jenkins in your Kubernetes cluster
  • Manage application code in a source repository that can trigger code changes to a continuous delivery pipeline
  • Create a continuous delivery pipeline and start it manually or automatically with a code change
  • Implement a canary deployment that hosts two versions of your application in production for release testing
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