Kubernetes for Developers Course

Public Training

This two-day Kubernetes training course helps to get started with Kubernetes and is designed for beginners who have no previous experience with container orchestration or cloud technologies. This fundamentals course starts from a general overview of the Kubernetes cloud-native platform and then describes its structure. The rest of the course is mostly practical and teaches how to deploy and configure applications on Kubernetes clusters.

Kubernetes for Developers Course

The course was especially tailored for

  • Operators and DevOps engineers looking to enhance their practical skills in Kubernetes operations
  • Operators and DevOps engineers seeking a better understanding of how Kubernetes can be used to scale applications on the fly, roll out new features, and optimize hardware usage
  • Operators and DevOps engineers planning to bootstrap and operate fault-tolerant Kubernetes clusters in production

Choose the course to:

  • Get an overview of the Kubernetes features and how the platform is used to automate deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications.
  • Get practical skills required to provision the required cloud infrastructure for a Kubernetes deployment.
  • Get experience in deploying Kubernetes master and worker nodes and post-installation configuration.

Why enroll

Training program

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Day 1

  • Introduction

    • Instructors
    • Altoros services
    • Altoros customers
    • Students
    • Useful links for the course
    • Agenda
    • Schedule
    • The methodology of the training
  • Containers


    • Create a Docker image
    • Start a Docker container
    • Mount a volume inside a container
    • Change a network to a host
  • Kubernetes Architecture

    • Managed Kubernetes platforms
    • Infrastructure providers
    • Kubernetes components


    • Install kubectl on the workstation
    • Get access to a Kubernetes cluster
  • Pods

    • Pods
    • Multi-container pod design
    • Pod life cycle


    • Launch a pod using a container image
    • Launch a pod using a configuration file
    • Deploy a pod from a custom image (optional)
    • Limit pod resources (optional)
  • Deployments

    • Deployment use cases
    • Updating deployments
    • Rolling back a deployment


    • Create a deployment
    • Observe how Kubernetes restarts containers
  • Labels and selectors


    • Labels in pods
    • Using selectors

Day 2

  • Health checks


    • Deploy a pod with a health check
    • Use a readiness probe
    • Create a health check for an NGINX pod
    • Create a health check using TCP sockets
  • Services

    • Service without selectors
    • Types Proxy modes
    • Service discovery


    • Deploying a PHP Guestbook application with Redis
    • Investigating source code of the sample (optional)
    • Manually connecting to Redis from an app pod (optional)
    • Blue-green deployment (optional)
  • Secrets and ConfigMaps


    • Storing secrets in Kubernetes
    • Access secrets from environment variables (optional)
    • Use ConfigMaps (optional)
  • Volumes and data

    • Persistent volume
    • Persistent volume claim
    • Volume life cycle
    • Volume types
    • Access modes
    • Storage class


    • Deploying WordPress and MySQL with persistent volumes
    • Static persistent volume provisioning (optional)
    • Observe how a persistent volume is reattached (optional)
  • Managing state with deployments

    • StatefulSet use cases
    • StatefulSet limitations


    • Deploying Cassandra with StatefulSets scale (optional)
  • Ingress

    • Ingress controllers
    • Singe services ingress
    • Simple fanout ingress
    • Name-based virtual hosting ingress
    • TLS termination


    • Deploy a sample app using ingress
    • Specify an app host (optional)
    • Use TLS (optional)

Maximize your talent with customized hands-on training

Maximize your talent with customized hands-on training

We work with

VMware TanzuAzure kubernetes serviceAmazonEKSGoogle kubernetes engine

Prerequisites. Altoros recommends that all students have a laptop with:

  • An SSH terminal client (like SSH or Putty)
  • A tool to transfer files over SSH (like scp)
  • A web browser (Chrome/Firefox)
  • Internet connection (outgoing connections on TCP ports 22, 80, 8080, and 443)
  • Access to Google Cloud Platform and Google Cloud Console

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Why train with Altoros?

Through expertly led, hands-on custom training courses, Altoros helps IT professionals around the globe to advance their skills in cloud-native development and PaaS, blockchain, artificial intelligence, and deep learning.


Years of experience


Satisfied customers


Successfully implemented projects


Global 2000 organizations as customers


Full-time engineers


Global offices

What our customers say


“This program is really good and gives a deep understanding of Kubernetes. Christian (the trainer) was very friendly and helpful.”

Lead DevOps Engineer at Accenture

Kubernetes Deep Dive training in San Francisco


“Ryan was very knowledagle & made the training interesting. He focuses on enabling us to actually use the technology in the field with practical examples, highlighting common problems & solutions to the same.”

Senior Solutions Architect at State Farm

Kubernetes Deep Dive Training in NYC


“It was great to interact face to face with instructor and ask questions, the training was very intensive and hands-on.”

Lead Architect at Macy's

Kubernetes Deep Dive Training in Chicago


“Training was fantastic. Everything was great and the trainers were great guys.”

Platform Architect at IBM

Kubernetes Deep Dive Training in Los Angeles


“What was the biggest value of the course? Definitely understanding the basics of Kubernetes, and doing some troubleshooting of problems.”

DevOps Engineer at Hanu

Kubernetes Deep Dive Training in Los Angeles


“What was the biggest value of the course? Lots of hands-on exercises and adding additional topics as we asked before.”

Kubernetes Deep Dive training



“The format is great, training customization content is appreciated too. The trainer was accommodative and adaptive, he was good at going around and helping everyone to work through exercise.”

Lead Platform Architect at Nestle

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Frequently asked questions

Did not find the answer to your question? Drop us a line at training@altoros.com

  • Will I get a certificate after completion?

    Yes! Once you have completed our training, you will be issued a certificate that you can print or add to your LinkedIn profile for others to see.

    Note: the certificate does not represent official academic credit.

  • What are the available payment options?

    We accept all major credit cards including Visa, American Express, MasterCard, Discovery, and more. You can pay by credit card, bank transfer, PayPal or check.

    If you would like to get an invoice for your company to pay for this training, please email to training@altoros.com and provide us with the following info:

    • Name of your Company/Division which you would like to be invoiced
    • Name of the person the invoice should be addressed to
    • Billing Address
    • Purchase order # to put on the invoice (if required by your company)
  • Do you offer discounts?

    Yes, we offer discounts of up to 20% off for early birds who register for the training in advance. Each discount tier has a limited number of seats and all of our discounts are available in limited quantities. Once we sell all of our discounted seats, we move to full price.

  • Do you offer group discounts?

    Yes, we also offer a discount for groups of 3 or more people who register together.

  • What size are the groups?

    The standard group size is 7-10 people. Small class sizes provide students unparalleled access to instructors. This way each student can have enough attention and assistance from the instructor.

    Note: The class is contingent upon having 7 attendees. If there aren’t enough students, we will offer you to attend the class in a different location or make a full refund. That is also the reason why we ask not to buy flight tickets before the class is confirmed.

  • I need to travel to participate in training. Do you help with visa?

    We do not participate in the process of application for visa. However, we can provide a confirmation that you have registered for our class and bought a ticket for it. This should support your visa application.

    If your application is declined, we will refund the ticket, except for a small administrative fee.

  • What services do you offer after the training?

    Advanced training options or classes on different domain to widen your expertise and technical skill set (Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, Microservices)

  • Why should I trust Altoros Training?

    We have 19 years of experience in the delivery of various projects with wide range of technologies.

    Our trainers are first of all engineers and developers who build Kubernetes solutions for our clients on daily basis

    We’ve already trained 500+ people all over the world.

Contact us

Ryan Meharg

Ryan Meharg

Technical Director

ryan.m@altoros.com650 265-2266

4900 Hopyard Rd. Suite 100 Pleasanton, CA 94588