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The KCNA Book

By : Nigel Poulton
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The KCNA Book

By: Nigel Poulton

Overview of this book

There is a huge benefit in building small, specialized, single-purpose apps that can self-heal, auto scale, and update regularly without needing downtime. Kubernetes and cloud-native technologies come in handy in building such apps. Possessing the knowledge and skills to leverage Kubernetes can positively enhance possibilities in favor of architects who specialize in cloud-native microservices applications. ‘The KCNA Book’ is designed to help those working in technology with a passion to become certified in the Kubernetes and Cloud-Native Associate Exam. You will learn about containerization, microservices, and cloud-native architecture. You will learn about Kubernetes fundamentals and container orchestration. The book also sheds light on cloud-native application delivery and observability. It focuses on the KCNA exam domains and competencies, which can be applied to the sample test included in the book. Put your knowledge to the test and enhance your skills with the all-encompassing topic coverage. Upon completion, you will begin your journey to get the best roles, projects, and organizations with this exam-oriented book.
Table of Contents (12 chapters)
8: Sample test
Appendix B: Sample Test answers

4: Kubernetes Fundamentals

This chapter covers the topics in the Kubernetes fundamentals section of the exam. It accounts for 46% of your mark, making it by far the most important section of the exam. The Kubernetes-related questions are also the most detailed in the exam.

With this in mind, this chapter will go into more detail than other chapters. It also has a small set of review questions after most chapter sections. This will re-enforce what you’ve learned and test your knowledge without waiting until the end of the chapter. It still has the normal recap questions at the end as well.

If you’re new to Kubernetes, you should be prepared to find some of this content difficult. However, it’s a major part of the exam and you’ll need to learn it. Be sure to:

  • Take notes
  • Thoroughly test yourself on all of the review questions
  • Revisit any topics you struggle with

If you feel you need to learn more about Kubernetes before taking the exam, you should...