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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

About the exam

Here are the important details about the exam:

  • Delivery method. Remote via secured browser with remote proctor
  • Style. Multiple-choice
  • Duration. 90 minutes
  • Passing score. 75%
  • Valid for. 3 years
  • Cost. $250 USD with one free resit

The exam is an online, proctored, multiple-choice exam. This means you take it remotely over the internet and have a person remotely monitoring your desktop, video, and audio so you don’t cheat. You’ll be required to download a secure browser and there’s no option to take the exam at authorised testing centers.

All questions are multiple choice and almost all of them have 4 possible answers. There are no questions where you have to type your answers and there are no hands-on/simulator style questions.

Once you start your exam you have 90 minutes to complete all 60 questions. The platform allows you to mark questions for review that you can revisit later. You have to review and submit your answers...