In this course, "Architecting with Google Kubernetes Engine: Production," you'll learn about Kubernetes and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) security; logging and monitoring; and using Google Cloud managed storage and database services from within GKE.
This course is part of the Architecting with Google Kubernetes Engine Specialization
Architecting with Google Kubernetes Engine: Production
About this Course
What you will learn
Define Identity and Access Management roles for GKE, as well as Kubernetes pods security policies
Understand how logging is implemented and Kubernetes, and how GKE extends that basic functionality using Google Cloud's operations suite
Use Google Cloud Managed Storage Services with GKE
Use CI/CD with GKE
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
In this module, you'll become familiar with the structure and layout of the course.
Access Control and Security in Kubernetes and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)
In this module, you will learn about Kubernetes authentication and authorization, in order to control who is able to perform what actions to resources in your GKE clusters. Using what you learn in this module will help you ensure that appropriate access policies are in place to make your cluster and applications more secure.
Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) Logging and Monitoring
In this module you will learn how logging is implemented in Kubernetes, and how GKE extends that basic functionality using Google Cloud's operations suite, which are multi-cloud resource reconnaissance tools provided by Google. You'll learn to locate and inspect Kubernetes logs produced by resources inside your GKE clusters. You’ll learn how to use Google Cloud's operations suite to monitor and manage the availability and performance of your Google Cloud resources, and also the applications that are built with those resources. You'll also learn to use Google Cloud's operations suite and BigQuery for longer term retention and forensic analysis of logs. You'll learn how to create probes for wellness checks on the applications you’re running.
Using Google Cloud Managed Storage Services with Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)
In this module, you’ll learn about the pros and cons of managed storage services versus self-managed containerized storage for your applications. You'll identify use cases for Cloud Storage for applications running in a Kubernetes cluster, and you'll survey the range of Google Cloud managed database services. You'll learn how to use the Cloud SQL Proxy to simplify the task of connecting from within Kubernetes applications to Cloud SQL, one of those services.
Using CI/CD with Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)
In this module, we are going to introduce the concept of CI/CD, highlight some of the tools that are available to you in Google Cloud, and look at several use cases to find the one that fits your organization best.
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This course help me more understand about Kubernetes Cluster When I try to apply on Production Env.
A good course to complement with previous courses to provide working knowledge in Kubernetes.
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About the Architecting with Google Kubernetes Engine Specialization
The Architecting with Google Kubernetes Engine specialization will teach you how to implement solutions using Google Kubernetes Engine, or GKE, including building, scheduling, load balancing, and monitoring workloads, as well as providing for discovery of services, managing role-based access control and security, and providing persistent storage to these applications.
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