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Course: Kubernetes and Docker: The Container Masterclass

Kubernetes and Docker: The Container Masterclass

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About this Course

Containers:

Containers are like that smart chef who can feed a whole family with just a bowl full of rice, and that's not an exaggeration at all! Containers are empowering businesses to scale fearlessly and manage their web apps hassle-free. They are the prime reason why micro and small enterprises are migrating to Cloud. All of this has undoubtedly led to an enormous demand for professionals with Containerization skills.

Which skills do you need?

  • A platform to Create, Run and Ship Containers... like Docker.
  • A strong tool to Control/ Manage/ Orchestrate your containers... like Kubernetes!

This Course takes you on a wonderful journey of learning Containers using key components of Docker and Kubernetes. All you need is very basic knowledge of Linux fundamentals like files and processes along with a bit of Linux command line.

The Containerization Journey with Docker:

Calling Docker the most widely used containerization platform would be an understatement. It has literally become synonymous to containers! Following topics covered under this course will solidify the logical base of this statement.

  • You can only love technology if you know how it works, and that's exactly why you will be learning Docker architecture and how its Components work
  • At first glance, Dockerfile might seem like just another file describing app specifications. That's because it is probably the simplest yet effective way to perform app building from scratch
  • Docker CLI is intuitive and is inspired by your friendly Linux CLI. So adapting it is a piece of cake!
  • Docker images and Containers are the most portable and reliable way to ship your micro-service or web application without worrying about questions like "will it work on his infrastructure?"
  • Once you are fairly familiar with containers, Docker Networks and Volumes will open a whole new world of opportunities. Your containerization will become more reliable and will start serving its true purpose
  • Docker compose will combine all of the learning and take it to the next level with inter-dependent multi-container applications

Once you have learned all of this, you will be craving to know what else can you do with containers and how you can take your containerization skills to the next stage!

The Orchestration Journey with Swarm and Kubernetes:

"With Great Power, Comes Great Responsibility"

Similarly, With Great amount of containers, comes a greater amount of orchestration!

  • You want to deploy 4 nodes on your cluster but can only afford to have one SSD node. And you gotta make sure that it only hosts containers which demand SSD explicitly. What to do?
  • You don't want to have idle containers chilling around your nodes and not serving even 10% of their capacity but you also want to make sure that your customers don't hit 404 when traffic is at its peak. On top of that, you don't have time or manpower to keep your number of web-server replicas in-check. What to do?
  • You are a pro on-premise kubernetes expert but your next project happens to be hosted on a public cloud platform like GCP or Azure. You're not scared but a little push will help you a lot! What to do?

This course is a one-stop answer for all of these questions. It covers both Kubernetes and Docker Swarm and makes sure that you are confident and capable to make your call when the time comes!

Even though a container orchestrator is nothing without containers themselves, kubernetes seems to be the biggest breakthrough in the world of DevOps. This course explains kubernetes from the start. No, I mean LITERALLY from the start (Origin! It is an interesting story). It covers all of these important topics with examples so that when you finish this course, you can use and appreciate containers as well as we do!

  • Kubernetes Architecture (Components, States, Nodes, Interactions)
  • Kubernetes Objects (Pods, Handlers, Workloads, Controllers, Services, Volumes)
  • Operations (Sorting, Configuration, Scheduling, Scaling, Deploying, Updating, Restricting)
  • Application Examples (All-time favorite nginx web server, Custom Landing Page, Stdout Logs, WordPress blog with MySQL, Apache zookeeper etc.)
  • Kubernetes as a service (GCP, Azure)
  • Case studies (Blackrock, Niantic)

With that said, see you in the course!

Happy Learning!

Basic knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of Linux Command line
  • No previous experience with Docker or Kubernetes is required
  • No previous experience with Google Cloud Platform or any other public Cloud provider is required
  • A Debit/Credit card with auto-payment compatibility will be required to create free Google Cloud Platform (for GKE) and Microsoft Azure (for AKS) accounts. Don't worry, you will not be charged
What you will learn
  • Learn the basics of Containers
  • Understand the difference between VMs and Containers
  • Learn Docker and its key components from scratch without any prior experience or knowledge
  • Write your own Dockerfiles and Docker Compose files
  • Master Docker CLI and different operations on containers
  • Containerize and deploy your favorite web applications like WordPress blogs and 2048 game!
  • Deploy, Scale and update your containers on Docker Swarm Cluster
  • Understand the difference between Docker Swarm and Kubernetes and choose your best option
  • Learn Kubernetes and its key components from scratch without any prior knowledge or experience
  • Create single node Kubernetes cluster on your local machine using Minikube and Bootstrap multi-node cluster on Cloud using Kubeadm
  • Understand and implement different workloads on Kubernetes
  • Deploy, Scale, Update, Schedule your containers and leverage advanced orchestration options of Kubernetes
  • Get big picture on how industries use Kubernetes with real world case studies like Blackrock and Niantic
  • Containerize and Deploy multi-tier applications like Apache Zookeeper
  • Understand difference between on-premise or self managed Kubernetes vs Kubernetes as a managed service on Cloud
  • Set-up and use Managed Kubernetes on Cloud with Google Kubernetes Engine and Azure Container Service
  • Manage your Docker and Kubernetes with native and third party GUI
Curriculum
Number of Lectures: 100
Total Duration: 06:42:23
Introduction: The World of Containers
  • Course Outline  
  • How to make a Web Application?  
  • Demo: Simple Web Application  
  • A forests of VMs  
  • Hello Containers!  
  • Hello Docker!  
  • Demo: Installing Docker on Linux  
  • Demo: Containerized Simple Web Application  
  • Quiz 1: Web Applications and Containers  

    Clearing this Quiz will enhance your confidence and solidify your understanding on what we have discussed in Section 1.

Docker Architecture and Dockerfiles
  • Stages of Containerization  
  • How does Docker Work?  
  • A quick look at the format of Dockerfile  
  • Demo: Fundamental Instructions of Dockerfile  
  • Demo: Configuration Instructions of Dockerfile  
  • Demo: Execution Instructions of Dockerfile  
  • Demo: Expose Instructions of Dockerfile  
  • Demo: Miscellaneous Instructions of Dockerfile (Part 1)  
  • Demo: Miscellaneous Instructions of Dockerfile (Part 2)  
  • Quiz 2: Docker Architecture and Dockerfile  

    Clearing this Quiz will enhance your confidence and solidify your understanding on what we have discussed in Section 2.


Docker Images and Containers
  • Demo: Docker Hub Walk-through  
  • Understanding Docker Images  
  • Demo: Working with Docker Images | Search, List, Push, Pull and Tag  
  • Demo: Know your Docker Image | Inspect and History  
  • Demo: Clean up Docker Images  
  • A Container is born  
  • Container Life-cycle  
  • Demo: Container Run Vs Create  
  • Demo: Working with Containers | Start, Stop, Restart and Rename  
  • Demo: Working with Containers | Attach and Exec  
  • Demo: Inspect and Commit Container  
  • Demo: Container Exposure | Container Port-mapping  
  • Demo: Container clean-up | Prune and Remove  
  • Quiz: 3: Docker Images and Containers  

    Clearing this Quiz will enhance your confidence and solidify your understanding on what we have discussed in Section 3.


Docker Networks: Making containers talk!
  • Multi-container Applications and Introduction to Networking in Docker  
  • Container Networking Model (CNM) of Docker  
  • Docker's Native Network Drivers  
  • Demo: Create Docker Networks  
  • Demo: Working with Docker Networks | Connect, Disconnect, Inspect & Clean  
  • Demo: Ping one Container from another  
  • Quiz: 4: Docker Networks  

    Clearing this Quiz will enhance your confidence and solidify your understanding on what we have discussed in Section 4.

Storage with Docker
  • Demo: Working with Volumes | Create, List and Remove  
  • Demo: When Containers meet Volumes  
  • Demo: Working with Bind Mounts  
  • Demo: Hosting Containerized 2048 game!  
  • Quiz 5: Docker Storage  

    Clearing this Quiz will enhance your confidence and solidify your understanding on what we have discussed in Section 5.

Docker Compose
  • Introduction to Docker Compose  
  • Demo: Installing Docker Compose on Linux  
  • Demo: Structure of Docker Compose file  
  • Demo: WordPress on Compose  
  • Demo: Introduction to Docker Compose CLI  
  • Quiz 6: Docker Compose  

    Clearing this Quiz will enhance your confidence and solidify your understanding on what we have discussed in Section 6.


Container Orchestration with Docker Swarm
  • Introduction to Container Orchestration and Docker Swarm  
  • Can Swarm handle failure?  
  • Demo: Virtual Box installation  
  • Demo: Docker Machine Installation  
  • Demo: Setting up the Swarm Cluster  
  • Demo: Initializing Swarm Cluster  
  • Demo: Working with Swarm nodes | List and Inspect  
  • Demo: Creating a Service on Swarm  
  • Demo: Making a node leave your Swarm  
  • Demo: Scaling and updating with Swarm  
  • Quiz 7: Container orchestration with Docker Swarm  

    Clearing this Quiz will enhance your confidence and solidify your understanding on what we have discussed in Section 7.

Introduction to Kubernetes
  • What about the more popular one?  
  • Kubernetes: An origin Story  
  • Kubernetes: Architecture  
  • Demo: Bootstrapping Kubernetes Cluster on Google Cloud Platform  
  • Quiz 8: Introduction to Kubernetes  

    Clearing this Quiz will enhance your confidence and solidify your understanding on what we have discussed in Section 8.


Understanding Container Orchestration with Pods
  • What are Pods?  
  • How to operate Kubernetes? Imperative vs Declarative  
  • Demo: Working with Pods: Create, analyse and delete (Imperative and Declarative)  
  • Life-cycle of a Pod  
  • Demo: Managing Pod's lifespan with Life-cycle Handlers  
  • Demo: Adding Container's Command and Arguments to Pods  
  • Demo: Configuring Container's Environment Variables with Pods  
  • Labels, Selectors and Namespaces  
  • Demo: Working with Namespaces  
  • Demo: Pod Resource management  
  • Quiz 9: Orchestration with Pods  

    Clearing this Quiz will enhance your confidence and solidify your understanding on what we have discussed in Section 9.

Kubernetes Container Orchestration with Controllers
  • Kubernetes Controllers | Concept and Types  
  • Introduction to Replicasets  
  • Demo: Working with Replicasets  
  • Introduction to Deployments  
  • Demo: Working with Deployments  
  • Introduction to Jobs  
  • Demo: Working with Jobs  
  • Quiz 10: Orchestration with Controllers  

    Clearing this Quiz will enhance your confidence and solidify your understanding on what we have discussed in Section 10.

Networking and Storage in Kubernetes
  • Introduction to Services and Service Types  
  • Demo: Working with ClusterIP services  
  • Demo: Working with NodePort Services  
  • Introduction to Storage in Kubernetes  
  • Demo: Mounting Volume to a Pod  
  • Demo: Mounting Projected Volume to a Pod | Secrets  
  • Demo: Good old MySQL WordPress combination with Kubernetes  
  • Quiz 11: Kubernetes Networking and Storage  

    Clearing this Quiz will enhance your confidence and solidify your understanding on what we have discussed in Section 11.

Advanced Orchestration with Kubernetes
  • Blackrock Case Study  
  • Node eviction from a Kubernetes Cluster  
  • Demo: Rolling Updates | Rollout, Pause, Status Check  
  • Introduction to Taints and Tolerations  
  • Demo: Scheduling the Pods using Taints  
  • Demo: Autoscaling Kubernetes Cluster using HPA  
  • Demo: Deploying Apache Zookeeper using Kubernetes  
  • Quiz 12: Advanced Orchestration with Kubernetes  

    Clearing this Quiz will enhance your confidence and solidify your understanding on what we have discussed in Section 12.

Managed Kubernetes as a Service-on-Cloud
  • Pokemon Go Case study  
  • On-premise Kubernetes or Managed Kubernetes on Cloud? Make a choice!  
  • Demo: Setting up Google Kubernetes Engine Cluster  
  • Demo: Accessing GKE Cluster  
  • Demo: Persistent Volume and Load Balancing on GKE  
  • Demo: Kubernetes on Microsoft Azure Cloud  
  • Demo: Extra - Docker UI with Kitematic  
  • Demo: Extra - Minikube Series | Installing Minikube  
  • Demo: Extra - Minikube Series | Getting started with Minikube  
  • Conclusion  
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