The cloud-native foundation has two Kubernetes certifications. It is one of the most preferred certifications for organizations due to the wide adoption of Kubernetes.
- Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Program
- Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Program
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About Kubernetes Certification
Kubernetes certification is to test your Kubernetes skills through a live practical exam. This exam does not have any objective type questions like other certifications.
- It is an online-proctored exam
- Full emphasis is on practice than theoretical questions.
- You will have to complete 24 practical tasks in 3 hours.
- You cannot cheat on the exam. However, the usage of kubernetes.io docs is permitted.
Skills required for CKA:
- Application Lifecycle Management – 8%
- Installation, Configuration & Validation – 12%
- Core Concepts – 19%
- Networking – 11%
- Scheduling – 5%
- Security – 12%
- Cluster Maintenance – 11%
- Logging / Monitoring – 5%
- Storage – 7%
- Troubleshooting – 10%
Skills Required for CKAD:
- Core Concepts – 13%
- Configuration – 18%
- Multi-Container Pods – 10%
- Observability – 18%
- Pod Design – 20%
- Services & Networking – 13%
- State Persistence – 8%
Kubernetes Certification Tips and Resources
Here are a few resources which have enough tips and tricks to crack the Kubernetes certification.
- Kubernetes Certification Tips from a CKA Certified administrator
- The Complete Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Exam Study Guide
- Taking the Certified Kubernetes Administrator Exam
- Nail Your Kubernetes Admin Exam on the First Try
- Kubernetes Tutorials: Best Resources To Get Started With Kubernetes