Hands-on Kubernetes with Google Cloud Platform
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Hands-on Kubernetes with Google Cloud Platform

About the Book

In this book we cover quickly the basic functionality of Kubernetes to help readers get familiar quickly with the platform. It is not an exhaustive documentation, nor a step-by-step cookbook. Readers looking for complementary material for the CKAD certification might benefit from this book.

About the Author

Pablo Maldonado
Pablo Maldonado

Hi, I’m Pablo! I teach data science at companies and universities around the world.

After a few years in consulting (pricing, financial crime analytics, IoT, ecommerce), I decided to focus on teaching others.

Most of my time is devoted to teaching and individual mentoring, but I still do consulting to keep my skills fresh.

Table of Contents

  • Intro
    • DevOps, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Cluster components and the Kubernetes client
    • Kubernetes client
    • Viewing Kubernetes API objects
  • Pods
    • Organizing our application in a pod
    • Pod configuration
    • Healthchecks
    • Implementing healthchecks
    • Defining security context in pods
    • Multi-container pod design patterns
  • Namespaces, labels and annotations
    • Namespaces
    • Common use cases for namespaces
    • Resource quotas
  • Labels
  • Config maps and Secrets
    • Secrets
    • Types of services
    • ClusterIP
    • ExternalIP
    • TargetPort
    • NodePort
    • LoadBalancer
    • Demo
  • Access Control
    • Security
  • Network Policies
  • Autoscale
  • Debugging and best practices
    • Useful commands
    • Common pod errors
    • Common service errors
    • Be declarative
    • Be declarative (cont.)
    • Pods
    • Availability
    • Resource Management
    • Use labels for all objects
    • Mapping external services

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