In this article, you will learn what you need to know to become an expert at Kubernetes. The curriculum for developers is outlined in the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) program.
It has been developed by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), in collaboration with The Linux Foundation. These organizations provide certifications to demonstrate competence in Kubernetes for both software and for individual contributors, including administrators, developers, and security specialists.
As you dive into Kubernetes, take a look at what the exams measure. The curriculum is published https://github.com/cncf/curriculum as a set of PDF that describe the high level concepts you will need the following CNCF exams:
- Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)
- Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)
- Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist (CKS)
For developers, the exam certifies that you can design, build, configure, and expose cloud native applications for Kubernetes. In this article, learn about the overall categories and some sample challenges you may see.
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