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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

Taking the exam

The most important thing about your exam day is to have everything ready in advance and have as much fun as possible. Don’t stress, relax and enjoy the occasion.

With this in mind, you should complete all exam pre-requisites before the day of your exam so you can chill on the day and not have to worry about completing long lists of checks.

The high-level process for taking your exam is as follows. I’m including recommended steps to make your exam day experience as smooth as possible:

  • Make sure you have your authorised form of ID available
  • Get a good night sleep the night before
  • Clear your schedule at least one hour before the exam
  • Prepare the room according to exam requirements
  • Choose where you’re going to sit and make sure it meets exam requirements
  • Make sure you eat and take any required comfort breaks before you start so you’re comfortable during it
  • Prepare a clear drink in a clear container in case you need to drink during...