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Containers and Kubernetes boot camp

Ryan Schneider (VMware)
Monday, July 15 through Tuesday, July 16,
9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: D133/134
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)

Participants should plan to attend both days of training course. Note: to attend training courses, you must be registered for a Platinum or Training pass; does not include access to tutorials on Monday or Tuesday.

Learn the essentials of containerization, deploying Kubernetes, and operating clusters. Mixing lecture with hands-on exercises, Ryan Schneider takes you through building out a distributed system from ideation to production.

What you'll learn, and how you can apply it

By the end of this two-day training course, you'll understand:

  • Kubernetes API
  • Kubectl
  • Pods, services, and deployments
  • Persistent volumes
  • Kubernetes concepts
  • Kubectl
  • Probes
  • Deployment lifecycles
  • Deployment strategies
  • Deployment control
  • Storage and stateful applications
  • Optimizing pod scheduling
  • Influencing pod scheduling
  • Jobs
  • Operators
  • ConfigMaps and secrets

And you'll be able to:

  • Containerize applications
  • Deploy applications
  • Manage and modify applications

This training is for you because...

  • You're a software developer, systems engineer, or DevOps engineer new to Kubernetes.


Hardware and/or installation requirements:

  • A WiFi-enabled laptop with an up-to-date version of Chrome or Firefox installed

Day one covers all the essentials you’ll need to understand Kubernetes architecture and use it to deploy applications, while day two focuses on the practicalities of transitioning to this type of application architecture the right way and helps those responsible for operating and maintaining a Kubernetes cluster. Operational aspects are covered with an emphasis on real-world practicality. VMware’s unique lab experience provides an entire cloud computing tool set for each student, requiring no special software requirements or setup for your local machine.

About your instructor

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Ryan Schneider is a lead education engineer at VMware in the cloud native business. He has a passion for architecture and building great systems and is excited about the cloud native movement that the Kubernetes community is driving. Previously, he worked at Heptio, as a backend and distributed system engineer in companies both large and small, and as an adjunct professor in the Software Engineering Department at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). After years of software development and architecture in the industry, he decided to blend his love for teaching and open source software and took a position as education engineer at Elastic, where he taught and consulted with engineers worldwide about Elasticsearch. Ryan holds a BS in CS and an MS in software development and management.

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Conference registration

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Sanjay Zope | Director
07/15/2019 2:45am PDT

Where can I find training material and instructions?

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Audra Carter | Senior Speaker Manager
07/14/2019 2:52pm PDT

Hi @ganesh – the 2-day training is sold out, so there is no more space to attend. Thank you for your interest.

ganesh kulkarni | Software Engineer
07/14/2019 2:28pm PDT

Hello, It is showing as Sold Out currently. Can I still register for the session?. Please confirm.