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Azure Kubernetes Service – Fundamentals


The training takes place during these timeslots:

  • April 24: 09h00-17h00 CET
  • April 25: 09h00-17h00 CET
  • April 26: 09h00-17h00 CET


The training is valuable for developers, architects and operators.


Basic knowledge of Azure

Training content

Container concepts

  • What are containers?
  • What are the advantages of containers?
  • Containers vs Virtual Machines vs Micro-VMs
  • Building and running containers on your local machine
  • Container registries (Docker Hub, Azure Container Registry)
  • Building a container with Azure Container Registry Tasks

Kubernetes concepts

  • Container orchestrators
  • Kubernetes architecture and the Kubernetes API
  • Common Kubernetes objects: pods, containers, replica sets, deployments, services, namespaces
  • Common Kubernetes distributions
  • Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS)

Creating an AKS cluster

  • Creating an AKS cluster with the portal
  • AKS and Azure Networking
  • Creating an AKS cluster with the Azure CLI
  • Creating an AKS cluster with an ARM template

Monitoring an AKS cluster

  • Kubernetes metrics and logs
  • Using Container Insights to capture metrics and logs

Deploying an application

  • Kubernetes best practices for deployments
  • Health checks and security settings
  • Application configuration (ConfigMaps and Secrets)
  • Deploying an application manually
  • Deploying an application with a pipeline (GitHub Actions)

Exposing an application publicly

  • Kubernetes services and ingress
  • Ingress Controllers
  • Using Nginx Ingress to expose your application
  • Using Azure Application Gateway to expose your application

Scaling an application

  • Scaling manually
  • Scaling with Kubernetes HPA (Horizontal Pod Autoscaler)
  • Scaling on internal metrics
  • Scaling on external metrics
  • Scaling an AKS cluster

Updating an application

  • Application updating concepts (standard, canary, blue/green)
  • Rolling updates with Kubernetes deployments
  • Rolling back deployments


Some general information about the training:

  • The online training takes place via Microsoft Teams
  • Access to an Azure subscription will be provided
  • The Azure consumption cost is included in the training price
  • All training material is handed over to the participants
  • The prerequisite software will be communicated one week before the training

24 April 2023
09:00 — 17:00


€ 1800,00Register



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