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Learn how to put the latest open source technology into practice with hands-on training, delivered by industry experts, aligned to your desired business outcomes

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Get Your Kubernetes Certification

The Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) and Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) programs were created by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), in collaboration with The Linux Foundation (LF), to help develop the Kubernetes ecosystem.

RX-M is a Linux Foundation Authorized Training Partner (ATP), part of the founding class of Kubernetes Certified Service Providers (KCSP) and Kubernetes Training Partners (KTP), and a charter member of the CNCF. We are uniquely positioned as unbiased & market neutral.

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Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Boot Camp With Exam

In-person or online Instructor-led training course that concludes with a proctored CKA exam. Certification holders provide assurance that they have the skills, knowledge, and competency to perform the responsibilities of Kubernetes Administrators.

RX-M offers two ways to get the CKA certification. Our CKA certified trainers can deliver the boot camp and proctor the exam for your team privately, on-site at your organization, or just enroll in one of our public CKA Boot Camps.

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Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) Exam

An online, proctored, performance-based test administered by the Linux Foundation.

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation offers a certification program that allows users to demonstrate their competence in a hands-on, command-line environment. The purpose of the Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA) program is to provide assurance that CKAs have the skills, knowledge, and competency to perform the responsibilities of Kubernetes administrators.

The proctored online exam, administered by the Linux Foundation, consists of a set of performance-based items (problems) to be solved in a command line; candidates have 3 hours to complete the tasks. The certification focuses on the skills required to be a successful Kubernetes Administrator in the industry today including these general domains and their weights on the exam are:

  • 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%

Register with the Linux Foundation

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Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)  Boot Camp with Exam

In-person or online Instructor-led training course that concludes with a proctored CKAD exam. A Certified Kubernetes Application Developer can define application resources and use core primitives to build, monitor, and troubleshoot scalable applications and tools in Kubernetes.

Just like the CKA, RX-M offers two ways to get the CKAD certification. Our CKAD certified trainers can deliver the boot camp and proctor the exam for your team privately, on-site at your organization, or just enroll in one of our public CKAD boot camps.

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Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Exam

An online, proctored, performance-based test administered by the Linux Foundation.

The Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) program has been developed by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), in collaboration with The Linux Foundation, to help expand the Kubernetes ecosystem through standardized training and certification. As one of the highest velocity projects in the history of open source, Kubernetes use is exploding.

The proctored online exam, administered by the Linux Foundation, consists of a set of performance-based items (problems) to be solved in a command line; candidates have 2 hours to complete the tasks. The certification focuses on the skills required to demonstrate that users can design, build, configure, and expose cloud-native applications for Kubernetes and their weights on the exam are:

  • Core Concepts 13%
  • Configuration 18%
  • Multi-Container Pods 10%
  • Observability 18%
  • Pod Design 20%
  • Services & Networking 13%
  • State Persistence 8%

Register with the Linux Foundation

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Kubernetes Self-Paced Training

Free and paid online courses to cover the basics and start your Journey to Kubernetes certification.

Learn more about Kubernetes Certification programs from this KubeCon + CloudNativeCon lightning talk delivered by RX-M’s Christopher Hanson

Contact us to request more information about a Kubernetes boot camp or to inquire about booking a custom boot camp for your team.

RX-M's Cloud Native & DevOps enablement philosophy

Bring a neutral perspective

We bring a market-neutral perspective to every engagement, taking no stake in any of the competing cloud native platforms, components or solutions so we can offer unbiased insights to our clients

Practice what we teach

We are a multi-cloud company consisting of prominent open source contributors with large-scale software engineering experience, actively contributing to the evolution of next-gen software architectures, application management and platforms

Be solution focused

RX-M has the unique ability to deliver purpose-built, solution-based training in the form of custom curriculum that aligns with each of our client's specific desired outcomes so your team has the skills needed to accelerate the business

Our team has been trusted to work alongside Cloud Native and DevOps teams at some of the most exciting brands

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