AZ-1001: Deploy and manage containers using Azure Kubernetes Service

In this 1-day course you practice deploying containers, container orchestration, and managing clusters on Azure Kubernetes Service. The skills validated include deploying, configuring, and scaling an Azure Kubernetes Service cluster. Also, deploying an Azure Container Registry instance and deploying an application into an Azure Kubernetes Service cluster.

At a glance

Level: Intermediate
Product: Azure, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Audience/Role: Administrator
Subject: Container

Prerequisites

  • Experience using the Azure portal to create resources.
  • Basic knowledge of security concepts like identities, permissions, and encryption.
  • Basic knowledge of networking concepts like virtual networks and subnetting.
  • Basic knowledge of Azure Policy and Azure Kubernetes Service concepts.

Course content

Plan an Azure Kubernetes Service deployment
In this module, you learn about the core Kubernetes infrastructure components, including control plane nodes, node pools, and workload resources such as pods, deployments, and sets.

Deploy and use Azure Container Registry
Learn how to create a private registry service for building, storing, and managing container images and related artifacts.

Deploy an Azure Kubernetes Service cluster
In this module, you learn how to create an Azure Kubernetes Service cluster, configure its components, and connect to it using kubectl commands.

Configure an Azure Kubernetes Service cluster
Use Azure Policy to enforce policies and safeguards on your Kubernetes clusters at scale. Azure Policy Ensures that your cluster is secure, compliant, and consistent across your organization.

Deploy applications to Azure Kubernetes Service
This module covers how to provision an Azure Kubernetes Service cluster and validate the effect of Azure Policy.

Configure scaling in Azure Kubernetes Service
This module covers the scaling applications in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), including manually scaling pods or nodes and integrating with Azure Container Instances (ACI).

Guided Project - Deploy applications to Azure Kubernetes Service
Welcome to this interactive skills validation experience. Completing this module helps prepare you for the Deploy and manage containers with Azure Kubernetes Service assessment.

Prepare for your Applied Skills credential 

This one-day, instructor-led training is recommended as preparation for the assessment Deploy containers by using Azure Kubernetes Service

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